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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Evelyn Sanchez-Toledo  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: , in Arecibo, Puerto Rico


Illinois Connection

Sanchez-Toledo was raised in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood. She attended Northeastern Illinois University and received a Bachelor of Arts in Education.

Biographical and Professional Information

Evelyn Sanchez-Toledo has been a teacher and worked in the insurance industry. She transitioned to a career in technology and after 25 years in the business world, she returned to teaching as a substitute and an interventionist.


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Diego's New America
ISBN: 0999001213. OCLC Number:

Fig Factor Media LLC. .

Diego was a curious boy who liked to ask a lot of questions. One day he is assigned a project at school and he realize what he doesn't know. Diego knew nothing about his family's cultural heritage. Join him in learning about his family, the wonderful countries they came from and how their cultures are part of all that surrounds him.