Cerritos Librarian Paula Massadas Pereira Publishes New Picture Book

Author Paula Pereira with her two books Cerritos College Librarian Paula Massadas Pereira just published (and illustrated) her second book titled Matt Is a Normal Cat. Her first book How I Learned English: The Story of a Brave Mexican Girl has been popular in libraries around the country. Paula is an immigrant from Brazil and aims to motivate children, adults, and English learners to achieve their American dreams. Her books highlight immigrant experiences in the United States, focusing on how the main characters overcome challenges. Paula has been a keynote speaker at many libraries. If you are interested in her books and/ or presentations, feel free to visit her website at www.paulamassadaspereira.com.