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Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Texas State awards children’s book award to Florida author

Alex Sanchez’s young adult novel Bait has been named the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award recipient. Sanchez will give a presentation on Oct. 20 in San Marcos and participate in a public celebration later that day.

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

The Weekend: A last breath of the summer

Though school already is back in session, the Labor Day weekend is the traditional end of summer. This year's version includes the usual high school football games, live musical performances and festivals. And, of course, there's more...

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Tomas Rivera winners to give readings Thursday

Benjamin Alire Sáenz and Carmen Tafolla will be honored with the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award during a series of events beginning Thursday at Texas State. A public reading featuring both authors will be held...

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