Celebrating “Raspas Con Mi Grandpa” Author, June 19th


The book has promoted connection and inspired others to appreciate and celebrate the remarkable relationships with their own abuelos and those they love. Image Source Eliza Garza Facebook
The book has promoted connection and inspired others to appreciate and celebrate the remarkable relationships with their own abuelos and those they love. Image Source Eliza Garza Facebook

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McALLEN, Texas – Local author Eliza M. Garza is being awarded with a proclamation by the City of McAllen, declaring the day, Raspas Con Mi Grandpa Day. Raspas Con Mi Grandpa is the name of Garza’s best-selling children’s book, a South Texas tribute to the Hispanic culture. 

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The book has promoted connection and inspired others to appreciate and celebrate the remarkable relationships with their own abuelos and those they love. The City of McAllen will declare June 18, 2023 as Raspas Con Mi Grandpa Day, which is Garza’s late grandfather’s birthday. This will be an annual celebration where the community honors grandparents and the contributions they have made.

The McAllen Public Library will be hosting the proclamation and a story time for Garza’s #1 New Release best-selling book in Children’s Hispanic & Latino books on Amazon

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This is a free event that is open to the community. Grandparents are highly encouraged to attend with their grandchildren! A book reading, book signing, and photo op will proceed the proclamation. The celebration will end with complimentary raspas for everyone.

Local author Eliza M. Garza promotes Hispanic culture and dual language education through her book, Raspas Con Mi Grandpa, to help children gain a better appreciation for their culture and empower them to embrace who they are and the language they speak.

WHO: City of McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos & McAllen City Commission

McAllen Public Library

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Eliza M. Garza, local author

WHAT: Proclamation, story time and raspas

WHEN: Monday, June 19, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd St.

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