Luchazorra is a bilingual storybook weaving Mexican history and culture into a tale of passion and perseverance. Accessible to both English and Spanish speakers, our biggest hope is that we can help young language learners boost their second-language reading comprehension, gain knowledge of Mexican history, and support their cultural literacy.
The story also provides points of entry for parents and teachers to initiate important, but sometimes difficult, conversations on topics such as bullying and sexism.
Additional educational materials – activity downloads and a Spanish vocabulary and cultural glossary – supplement the story, providing fun ways to boost vocabulary and cultural learning.
Created by a small cross-cultural creative collective of Mexicans and Estadounidenses, Luchazorra is made independently with a whole lot of amor and dedication. Meet the creatives behind the story:
writer & Editor
Designer & illustrator
Artist and Writer. Creative Consultant. Founder of Feral Flow Lab.
Favorite books from childhood:
El hombre de los hongos by Sergio Galindo
La increíble y triste historia de la cándida Eréndira y de su abuela desalmada by Gabriel García Márquez.
Graphic designer. Illustrator. Spanish language student.
Favorite books from childhood: Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein, Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle.
Advisors, collaborators, and fellow adventurers
A number of people have supported us, given advice, and cheered us on. We're immensely grateful for their support: