Cuba in My Pocket with Adrianna Cuevas
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Sunday, October 24, 2021
No registration 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 the “Stream” button to be taken directly to the video or video premiere countdown page, or click here to subscribe to the channel to get programming updates.
Twelve-year-old Cumba must find his courage after immigrating to the United States by himself, without his family. It is 1961 and Fidel Castro’s rule is solidified after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion. On his own in an unfamiliar country, Cumba must navigate a new school and city all while speaking a new language.Adrianna Cuevas, Cuba in My Pocket