Come to “Noche” in Seattle


When? Saturday, January 26, 8:00 – 10:00 pm

Where?  Microsoft Auditorium, Seattle Public Library

Featuring Seattle’s Own:

Margaret Read MacDonald

Dr. Margaret Read MacDonald is a folklorist, children’s librarian, and the

author of more than 55 books on folklore and storytelling.



Rose Cano:  Bilingual actress and storyteller, Rose Cano,

 uses colorful and high-energy musical storytelling to bring

to life unique and fantastical tales of ancient Latin America.


Sonia Porras is Director of the Academy of

Peruvian Folkdances.  Sonia and her dance partner, Kenny

Wiesse, will perform the Marinera Costeňa, a beautiful coastal

dance, generally called the “National Dance of Peru.”

Plus REFORMA’s own…

Oralia Garza de Cortés co-founder of the Pura Belpré Award, and 2012 recipient of the REFORMA Library Advocacy  Award of the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color.

 Lucia Gonzalez: Two-time winner of the Pura Belpré Children’s Literature Honor Medal for The Bossy Gallito (Scholastic, 1994), and The Story Teller’s Candle (Children’s Book Press, 2008)

Mistress of Ceremonies Sandra Rios Balderrama

Feel free to download this flyer and promote the event:


We look forward to an enchanting night of stories!