Little ones are invited to join us for a read aloud and author talk with Ana Crespo about her new book Lia & Luiz: Puzzled! on Sunday March 26th at 10:30 am at Titcomb's Bookshop. This book is perfect for ages 3-6 but all ages are invited to join! This book features Brazilian American characters, Brazilian Portuguese words, and learning to use math together! Be ready to put your thinking caps on!
ABOUT THE BOOK
Celebrate diversity, math, and the power of storytelling!
Twins Lia and Luís have received a secret puzzle from their grandma! Can they put it together to read the hidden message? A playful exploration of geometry and sorting featuring Brazilian American characters and a glossary of Brazilian Portuguese words.
Storytelling Math celebrates children using math in their daily adventures as they play, build, and discover the world around them. Joyful stories and hands-on activities make it easy for kids and their grown-ups to explore everyday math together. Developed in collaboration with math experts at STEM education nonprofit TERC, under a grant from the Heising-Simons Foundation.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Originally from Brazil, Ana Crespo moved to the United States to pursue a master of education. She fell in love with children's books when she began reading them to her daughter. But she wanted to see books by Brazilian authors featuring Brazilian characters! After her son was born, she decided to write her own stories. Ana is the author of Mathical Award winner Lia & Luís: Who Has More?, International Latino Book Award winner The Sock Thief: A Soccer Story, and the My Emotions & Me series.
Originally from Brazil, Giovana Medeiros is now a freelance illustrator based in Lisbon, Portugal. She is the illustrator of Lia & Luís: Who Has More?, Running on Sunshine, and several other children's books from publishers around the world. www.giovanamedeiros.com