Saturday, April 29, 2017

El Día de los niños - Children’s Day

En Abril celebramos el día del niño el día 30, pero este días deberían ser celebrado diariamente.  
¡Hagamos que los niños sueñen, léele un cuento diariamente!

In April we celebrate children's day on the 30th , but these days should be celebrated daily.

Make children dream, read him a story daily. 

Linda etapa
Inocencia pura

Adorable stage
Innocence like the clear sky
Take care of children!

(Haiku, @2016 Mejia) More Poems

¡Feliz Día del Niño! - Happy Children's Day!

Maritza M. Mejia at Family Reading Festival

This event brings Authors, Scholastic Book Fair, Readers Theater, stories with Mother Goose, Puppet Shows, Book Exchange and FREE Books for children.
Author Maritza Martinez Mejia has been part of The Saint Lucie County Reading Council since 2012. This year, she will present her Award-winning Poetry Book: Poems, Thoughts and More


Family Reading Festival 


Hazel Eyes Presentation on 2012

Vanilla and Chocolate Presentation on 2013

Grandma's Treasure Presentation on 2014

Poems, Thoughts and More Presentation on 2015

Ojos Avellana Presentation on 2016

Family Reading Festival Participation 2017

Maritza M. Mejia Social Media:

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Author Maritza M. Mejia at Barnes & Noble Jensen Beach

Friday, April 21, 2017

World Book Day - Día Mundial Del Libro

April 23er is a symbolic date for world literature. UNESCO decided that World Book Day or Copyright Day would be celebrated to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes, William Shakespeare, and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega.

In Spain,  Don Quixote by Cervantes is read during a two-day "readathon" and the Miguel de Cervantes Prize is presented by the Spanish king in Alcalá de Henares.

What can you do to celebrate this day?... Support an Author!

Abril 23 es una fecha simbólica para la literatura mundial. La UNESCO decidió que el día del libro o día de los derechos de autor se celebre para conmemorar el aniversario de la muerte de Miguel de Cervantes, William Shakespeare e Inca Garcilaso de la Vega.

Apoya a un autor...

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Earth Day & Arbor Day

April 22nd is Earth Day. Over the next five years, as Earth Day moves closer to its 50th anniversary, there is a goal to plan 7.8 billion trees.
Plant a tree! 
Hashtag: #trees4earth

This year’s campaign is all about environmental & climate literacy.

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Arbor Day Dates Across America

National Arbor Day is always celebrated on the last Friday in April, but many states observe Arbor Day on different dates throughout the year based on best tree planting times in their area. Visit the site to find your area:
Activities for Earth Day
                                 Create a Tree of Thanks
Add leaves to this tree with all the things we are grateful from nature
                                                      Be creative!
Tree of Thanks

Activity at Barnes & Noble Jensen Beach, Florida

Videos for Earth Day

Read 22 Multicultural Children Books for Earth Day

Write a Haiku for Earth Day

Haiku is a Japanese poem of 17-syllable verse form

consisting of three metrical units of 5/ 7/ 5 syllables.

Example: Climate Changes

5 syllables: As the planet spins
 7 syllables:   One can feel the gusty win

 5 syllables: Others the cold breeze

Share your own Haiku as a comment. 
Thank you!

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