Author Interactions

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Diana J Noble is an Award-Winning Author & Inspirational Speaker

Available for classroom & parent presentations, book club discussions, bookstore and library events

Diana’s engaging, inclusive presentation style will inform and inspire groups of all ages.

Customizable Presentation & Discussion Themes

  • Evangelina Takes Flight Teaser—Enough to Get You Interested (or a Quick Review for Those Who’ve Read the Book)
  • The Mexican Revolution for Beginners
  • The Mexican Immigrant Experience, Yesterday and Today
  • A First-Time Author’s Inspiration & Path to Publishing
  • Challenges Are Chances In Disguise—The Importance of Personal Vision and Accountability
  • The Diversity Gap in Children’s Literature
  • Evangelina Takes Flight Jeopardy! Just for Fun…

Costs & Logistics

  • Author talks generally last 45-minutes to 1 hour but can be modified on request
  • In-person cost = $125
  • Cost may vary depending on author travel time in the Puget Sound region and/or # of pre-purchased books
  • Online/web-based author talks available; please inquire
  • Bulk book purchases can be made directly from Arte Público Press (800-633-ARTE or or from most book wholesalers, including Baker & Taylor, Follett School Solutions, and Ingram Book Company
  • Books can be ordered through any retailer, whether online or brick-and-mortar

Contact Diana at to arrange an author interaction!

Evangelina Takes Flight Lessons Plans Available

For Evangelina Takes Flight curriculum ideas and lessons, click HERE. Thanks to the Texas Library Association for the time and effort put into these lesson plans made easy for librarians and teachers.

Did You Know?

18% of the United States population is Hispanic or Latino, and yet, of all the children’s and youth books published in 2017, less than 6% had significant Latinx content/characters, and only 2% were written by Latinx authors.

Sources: Lee & Low Publishers, US Census