One of the books we’ve been fortunate to feature at Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California is Picadillo the Armadillo. It’s written by Javier Marquez with whimsical illustrations by Gabriela and Peter Hernandez. This colorful, rollicking book follows the adventures of Deigo, Lilia, and their Mariachi dog, Albondiga, who meet a magical armadillo. They learn responsibility while having quite a bit of fun!
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In addition to partnering with RIF on the Be Book Smart Campaign, Macy’s has provided multicultural books to some of our schools. The following letter expresses the deeply felt thanks that all of our schools feel for Macy’s strong support of our program.
Just a brief note to thank you sincerely for all other wonderful books Voorhis School has received from the RIF program. These wonderful books have definitely brought joy to so many of our students.
The newest contribution of books through Macyâs has been an additional treat for our teachers and students. They are just beautiful and very pertinent.
Once again, sincere thanks,
Principal, Voorhis School”