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young readers, thirteen of which she has illustrated. Her latest published middle-grade novel,
Truth and Salsa, is a coming-of-age story set in the colonial Mexican town where she lives
most of the year.
Linda has won many awards and honors for her multi-cultural books about ecology, adventure
and social issues for children. Two of her favorites are the books about Aunt Clara Brown,
an ex-slave who became a Colorado pioneer during the Gold Rush. She is currently working on
a screenplay about Clara Brown's amazing and inspiring life.
Also a journalist, Linda is a former cultural columnist and features contributor to the
Miami Herald - Mexico edition.
She has collaborated with her husband Richard Keep on several books. They divide their time
between San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico and Boulder, Colorado, and Skype regularly
with classrooms around the world.
Author Visit from San Miguel
Books by Linda and her husband Richard Keep, focusing on the Mexican culture
Author Website: www.lindalowery.com
Presentations: Author's Life in Colonial Mexico, my Mexican-Themed Books, San Miguel Fiestas, Aunt Clara Brown, Q&A about writing.
K-6 -- For visits about my books, Q & A about writing, life in colonial Mexico, Spanish classes
High School and College -- For discussions about the writing process, the ins and out of the publishing industry, journalism/feature writing
Available Times: Weekdays
No recording of Skype Sessions without permission from the author.
No Cost Meet the Author Visit: 10 to 15 minutes
In-Depth Visit Length: One hour or class period
In-Depth Visit Cost: $100 to $150, depending on program
Prerequisites: Students must read at least one of my books, and best to watch my video about life in San Miguel de Allende if discussing Mexico. I have discussion questions for a few of my books, to assist teachers.
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