About: Aixa Perez-Prado
Aixa Pérez-Prado is a native of Argentina who immigrated to the United States as a child. She is a writer, illustrator, editor, presenter, translator and faculty member at Florida International University with a PhD in Social Science and Education. Aixa is the author of two books for teachers and learners that combine storytelling with critical and creative thinking activities. Her latest publication is LAF with the Habits of Mind: Strategies and Activities for Diverse Language Learners. Aixa writes in Spanish and English and translates in Spanish, English and Portuguese. She is the author/illustrator of the upcoming CITY FEET (Reycraft '23) and the author of MERCEDES SOSA: VOICE OF THE PEOPLE (Lee & Low '24).