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Evelyn Sanchez-Toledo

Born: , in Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Pen Name: None

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

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children


Selected Titles

Diego's New America
ISBN: 0999001213 OCLC:

Fig Factor Media LLC 2017-10-03

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.