Current & Past Work

Forthcoming Titles

LIVEN UP
YOUR
LIBRARY

Forthcoming 2022

“Learn how librarians can positively effect change in areas like digital equity and inclusiveness, while creating powerful programming for middle and high school students.”
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Educator & Community Discussion Guides

Not So Pure and Simple by Lamar Giles

Becoming YA Edition by Michelle Obama

​​Let Me Hear a Rhyme Tiffany D. Jackson

All the Things We Never Knew by Liara Tamani

We Are Not From Here By Jenny Torres Sanchez

The Beautiful Struggle YA Edition by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez

Strange Birds by Celia C. Pérez

Zonia’s Rainforest by Juana Martinez-Neal

Hemingway by Ken Burns (Documentary)

Dreams From My Father YA Edition by Barack Obama

When We Make It by Elisabet Velasquez

A Phoenix First Must Burn by Patrice Caldwell

Star Child by Ibi Zoboi

Allies: Real Talk About Showing Up, Screwing Up, and Trying Again

A Year To The Day by Robin Benway
(Coming Soon)

The Marvellers by Dhonielle Clayton
(Coming Soon)

 

Love Radio by Ebony LaDelle

Professional Accomplishments and Accolades

MAEd, MA, MLIS (2023)
  • NCTE Affiliate President – Colorado Language Arts Society
    • Past President, 2015-2016
    • Assistant Online Editor, Statement, 2012-Present
  • NCTE Diversity and Inclusivity Task Force Member – 2016-2019
  • NCTE Executive Board Member 2018-2020
  • ALAN Board of Directors
  • Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award Committee Member 2020-2022
  • Educolor Steering Committee Member 2020-Present
  • Book Love Foundation Board Member 2020-Present
  • Library Journal Mover and Shaker 2020
  • Denver Public Schools Distinguished Educator 2017, 2018, 2019

Get in touch

Email: julia@juliaetorres.net
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