Here are some resources that were instrumental in the publishing of my book as well as important to me.
Kuzidi provides much-needed multilingual programs, activities, and services through a global outreach effort to improve the lives of children. Kuzidi is dedicated to serving disaster survivors, children who are underserved or underprivileged, refugees who find themselves without a country, victims from the global COVID-19 pandemic, those who suffer from abuse and neglect.
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Established in a one-room office in 1990, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) is a privately funded, not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich history of African-American baseball and its profound impact on the social advancement of America. In 2006, the United States Congress designated the NLBM as “America’s National Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.”
The Little Fig Publishing
The Little Fig’s journey began with a passion to reach out to children by publishing and packaging bilingual books in both English and their native language. The Covid-19 pandemic, hurricanes, wildfires, refugees fleeing war and persecution, and young ones in Child Protective Services, all touched our hearts with a desire to do more.
Christian Paniagua Art
Christian Paniagua is a freelance Illustrator who works on children’s books and commissions focusing on the multicultural genre. His resume as a freelance illustrator and graphic design artist encompasses a career of 25 years. A native New Yorker of Dominican descent, Christian is an alumnus of Pratt Institute where he received two degrees for Bachelor’s in Fine Arts and Master’s of Science both in Communication Design. He is the brilliantly talented illustrator of The Greatest Thing: A Story About Buck O'Neil.