A Picture Book About Children At The Border Aims To Spark Family Conversations
National Public RadioApr 12, 2021
Her solution: a picture book. Hear My Voice/Escucha Mi Voz, published in both English and Spanish, features excerpts of the testimonies, paired with art by award-winning illustrators who are Latinx. "The children's book allows it to be a little kinder and gentler accounting of the children," she explains. "And by creating this mosaic from different declarations [it] helps to give a sense of who these children are collectively.” Read article>>
Professor Binford will talk about Escucha Mi Voz on Monday, May 10th at Noon. Details coming soon.
“Excerpted from Hear My Voice: The Testimonies of Children Detained at the Southern Border of the United States Escucha mi voz: Los testimonios de niños detenidos en la frontera sur de los Estados Unidos Foreword by Michael Garcia Bochenek; Compiled by Warren Binford (Workman Publishing). Copyright © 2021."