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Monica Brown is a professor of English at Northern Arizona University, specializing in U.S. Latino literature and multicultural literature. She is also the author of several award-winning books for children, including “Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People” and “Waiting for the Biblioburro.” Her most recent work is “Tito Puente: King of Mambo/El rey de mambo!” (HarperCollins), illustrated by Rafael Lopez.

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Monica Brown