Entertaining thousands of adults and
children alike with her ultra energetic and charming style, Carmen Deedy has
recounted her tales of growing up Cuban in Decatur, Georgia for over a
decade. Deedy's performances of the humorous adn poignant episodes of
familial living ring a familiar tone in the ear while retaing the unique
quality of her individual upbringing. Not only does Deedy recount
personal stories, she also tells classic folk tales from around the world
and is an author of many published children's books, including: The
Yellow Star, Treeman, The Library Dragon, and many more.
She has been a regular contributor to National Public Radio's "All Things
Considered" and "Latino USA" and has performed throughout the country
gathering awards and honors along the way. We welcome Carmen Deedy to
the 38th Annual VSRA Conference in Arlington, VA.