The Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE) is preparing for the its annual Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros event scheduled for Saturday, April 27, in Mooney Grove Park.
Día is a partnership between TCOE and the County of Tulare, Visalia Parks and Recreation and the Tulare County Public Library.
This free literacy event will features nationally-known authors, book giveaways, young performers and community resources.
The authors include Margarita Engle, a national Newbery Honor winner and author of The Surrender Tree, The Poet Slave of Cuba, Tropical Secrets, The Firefly Letters and The Wild Book. Ms. Engle will be joined by Harjot Singh, Thien Pham and local author Virginia Pilegard, who is well-known for her Warlord series of books.
Educational Resource Services is coordinating the Día event, scheduled for 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.