Child of the Flower-Song People with Gloria Amescua
9:45 am - 10:15 am
Saturday, October 23, 2021

No RSVP required! Most virtual children’s programs will premiere the weekend of 10/23–24 and can watched on Texas Book Festival’s YouTube channel. Click here to subscribe to the channel to get programming updates.

Before Luz Jiménez became the “soul of Mexico,” she was a young girl living with her community, learning to grind course, twist yarn, and weave! But when the Mexican Revolution came to her village, she had to start over in Mexico City. There, she became someone who one day inspired many famous painters and sculptors! Learn about the life of Luz as Gloria Amescua reads from the book.Gloria Amescua, Child of the Flower-Song People: Luz Jiménez, Daughter of the Nahua


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