About The Book

This is a beautifully illustrated biography of librarian and storyteller Pura Belpré and her passion for literacy and sharing her Latinx culture. Pura authored and developed a collection of Latinx storybooks for the New York City Library. She also worked to celebrate cultural diversity and to ensure everyone felt welcome when visiting the library.

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré