Author Archives: dianajnoble

“I don’t speak Mexican…”

I just got back from a wonderful vacation in Maui with friends. Like most Hawaii tourists, we spent time on the beach, by the pool and at a few cultural sites, if you can call the Ocean Vodka and Rum Distillery a … Continue reading

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Book Review by Romeo Rosales, Jr.

Thrilled and grateful to see this review of Evangelina Takes Flight by Romeo Rosales, Jr. posted on the Goodreads website. Mr Rosales is the Collections and Acquisitions Librarian at BiblioTech, the only 100% digital library in the country, located in San Antonio, … Continue reading

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Panelist @ Texas Library Association Conference – Tuesday, April 16, 10 am

Thrilled to be invited back 2 years in a row! And, bonus! It’s in Austin this year. Before my official duties begin, my husband and I plan to spend some time with cousin Joaquín and his lovely wife, Heather, in central … Continue reading

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Publishing Statistics on Children’s Books About and by People of Color

“Imagine a day when all children can see themselves in the pages of a book.” ~We Need Diverse Books The Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has released its annual publishing statistics … Continue reading

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Wonderful Time with the Kids from Icicle Creek Middle & Cascade High Schools

I will always cherish my time with the students at Icicle Creek Middle and Cascade High Schools in stunning Leavenworth, WA followed by a book signing at A Book for All Seasons. The kids energized and inspired me (smart, polite, curious, totally … Continue reading

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Recipe – Smoky Mexican Charro Beans

I looked over the recipes on my blog today and was surprised to see that I’d never posted a recipe for Mexican Charro beans, the high protein staple of many Mexican kitchens! My own family ate them 3-4 times a … Continue reading

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Evangelina Takes Flight Review

I so enjoyed the review below by Rebecca Balcárel that I had to share it with you. Her words capture everything I tried to accomplish when writing Evangelina Takes Flight. Thank you, Rebecca! Kids aged 10-14 will enjoy meeting Evangelina … Continue reading

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