Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Pebbles Center Spring Saturday Storytime

January 23rd, 2010 - May 1st, 2010
2:00 PM

The Pebbles Center
Children‘€™s Resource Center
New Orleans Public Library
913 Napoleon Ave

Spring 2010 Reading Series at the Pebbles Center

We invite you to participate, collaborate, and learn about Latin America at the library. All readings are Saturdays at 2PM. The recommended age is 3-5 years old. For more information or to participate in our programming, please contact Denise Woltering Vargas at or 504-865-5164.


January 23The Quetzal’s Journey by Alma Flor Ada
February 20Friends from the Other Side / Amigos de Otro Lado by Gloria Anzaldua
March 6The Remembering Stone by Barbara Timberlake Russell
March 20Pascual’s Magic Pictures by Amy Glaser Gage
April 3When Animals Were People: A Huichol Indian Tale by Bonnie Larsen
April 17Carolina’s Gift: A Story from Peru by Katacha Diaz
May 1How Night Came from the Sea by Mary-Joan Gerson and Carla Golembe


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Upcoming Events

Online Summer Book Group for K-12 Educators

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For pre-service, early career and veteran teachers who love reading and learning through literature who want to explore award-winning books for the middle and early high school classrooms. Join us as we read four books that explore stories of coming-of-age from multiple perspectives. Participants will receive a copy of each book and participate in an open discussion with other K-12 educators. We will launch the book group with The Other Half of Happy. The group will meet online and explore the real story behind this award-winning book with the author Rebecca Balrcárcel. Join us this summer as we discover new stories and books for your classroom.

Register here for $15 (includes all 4 books).

All online Zoom meetings are at 7:00 PM CST.


Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and AfterCLASS at Tulane University. For more information, please email

Central America, People and the Environment Educator Institute 2021

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This summer educator institute is the third institute in a series being offered by Tulane University, The University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University. This series of institutes is designed to enhance the presence of Central America in the K-12 classroom. Each year, participants engage with presenters, resources and other K-12 colleagues to explore diverse topics in Central America with a focus on people and the environment.

While at Tulane, the institute will explore the historic connections between the United States and Central America focusing on indigenous communities and environment while highlighting topics of social justice and environmental conservation. Join us to explore Central America and teaching strategies to implement into the classroom.

Additional details and registration will be available in the late fall 2020. For more information, please email or call 504.865.5164.