Skipping Stones Multicultural Magazine recognized two Cinco Puntos Press books--Dance, Nana, Dance / Baila, Nana, Baila by Joe Hayes and Pitch Black: Don't Be Skerd by Youme Landowne--for their 2009 Skipping Stones Honor Awards. From their announcement:
Each year we recognize outstanding books and teaching resources with our Annual Skipping Stones Honor Awards. The honored books promote an understanding of cultures, cultivate cooperation and encourage a deeper understanding of the world’s diversity, ecological richness, respect for multiple viewpoints and close relationships within human societies. Bound to provide a great reading adventure, our selection offers a variety of learning experiences for readers of all ages. The winners are presented in three categories—Nature Books, Multicultural Books and Teaching Resources.
We're very proud of this recognition. Skipping Stones is an important magazine. They promote multiculturalism and good ecology. Their ideas about education and teaching are about compassion and understanding. If you're a parent, teacher or librarian, please look at Skipping Stones and then get a subscription. It's a good resource. Cinco Puntos, by the way, is the only publishing company to receive two honor awards of only 14 given for 2009 in their multicultural category.