Author Archives: dianajnoble

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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The Importance of Family Stories

I recently received an email from a distant cousin, Margie Coronado, who reminded me of the importance of being inquisitive about family history and taking the time to listen to our elders. When they pass, we mourn their loss and only later … Continue reading

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Author Interactions

Happy New Year! I recently added information about author presentations to this site – the audiences I might speak to, the topics I can present, my fee, book ordering logistics, etc. Click on “Author Interactions” on the menu bar above to learn … Continue reading

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