Talk Description: Seven years before Brown v. Board of Education, the Mendez family fought to end segregation in California schools. Hear about how award-winning creator Duncan Tonatiuh created a picture book based on their story!
Author Bio: Duncan Tonatiuh is an award-winning author-illustrator. He is both Mexican and American. He grew up in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico and graduated from Parsons School of Design and Eugene Lang College in New York City. His artwork is inspired by Pre-Columbian art, particularly that of the Mixtec codices. His aim is to create images and stories that honor the past, but that are relevant to people, especially children, nowadays.