Thursday, March 10, 2011

Operation Pedro Pan: Christina Gonzalez discusses the history behind her novel.

Click the picture above to hear YA author Christina Gonzalez tell my class about the history behind The Red Umbrella.  This is a really interesting, little shared, piece of American history: Operation Pedro Pan--the U.S. government assists Cuban families save 14,000 children from the grip of the Communist Revolution.

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