Entre Amigos – Between Friends (Author-Signed)


Entre Amigos – Between Friends
*Author-Signed Edition*
Written by Juliana Anthony Hernandez and Elena Gaona
Illustrated by Ely Ely
Hardcover (2022)

40 Pages
Trim size: 10″x10″
Bilingual | 3-8 years

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Good friends can make the world a better place! How can you spot a good friend? How can you be a good friend? Entre AmigosBetween Friends is a bilingual book about fun and true friends who can make life sweeter. Mexican Amate and Otomi artwork inspire the colorful settings illustrated by Mexican artist Ely Ely.

Children will see good friends in action, and learn new words in English and Spanish.

Juliana Anthony Hernandez is the founder of La Joya Press, and co-author of the book. She is a bilingual elementary teacher with San Diego Unified who began her career in Texas, in her Mexican-American community. As a mother of three boys whom she home schooled during the pandemic, she is always searching for quality reading materials to help her students and sons learn more about the world and diversity around them. She lives in La Jolla, CA with her husband, Derek, and their sons, George, Julián and Tomás.

Elena Gaona is the co-founder of La Joya Press, and co-author of the book. She is a communications director at a nonprofit in Washington, DC and blogs about Latino/as/x in the District. She has worked at UnidosUS, the Center for American Progress, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and HUD. She was also a reporter at the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, and La Opinión. Elena is married to Keith and they have two daughters, Maya and Fabiola.

Additional information

Weight .9 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 10 × .3 in
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