“3,585 Miles to be an American Girl” by Nury Castillo Crawford

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Meet Nury Castillo Crawford, author of “3,585 Miles to be an American Girl”

Welcome to #1 iTunes Kids and Family Podcast “Reading With Your Kids!!!

Our guest today is Nury Castillo Crawford! Nuryhas dedicated her life to education, which includes supporting parents and caretakers. Her latest book “3,585 Miles to be an American Girl” is focused on empowering parents.

Be sure to tune in as we discuss 3,585 Miles to be an American Girl, the inspiration behind the title, What is unusual about Nury’s book, Importance of teaching a foreign language to kids, Exclusive Sneak peek into Nury’s upcoming children’s book and much more. Be sure to listen in & enjoy!

Sit back and be ready to be entertained by a special storyteller. You’ll be asking for more!


About the Author



Learn more about “3,585 Miles to be an American Girl”

3,585 Miles to be an American GirlAn English & Spanish bilingual, children’s book based on a child’s journey to the USA. Have you ever been the new kid in a class? Try being the new kid in the country! Join Sofia in her journey to the USA as she encounters a new language and a new culture. A story of family, perseverance and believing in yourself.Teachers/School leaders: This book is an excellent resource for a culturally responsive learning environment. It supports multiculturalism and social emotional learning standards. An immigration story shared in a child’s point of view. College education professors: This book helps provide some insight to aspiring teachers about some challenges some future students may be experiencing. Parents /Caretakers: This book is an excellent resource to support your efforts in explaining immigration, making new friends and having compassion towards others.



In this episode,

  • You’ll hear Nury talking about her children’s book 3,585 Miles to be an American Girl
  • How did Nury come up with the idea for this book and what inspired the title of his book
  • What was the hardest part about writing/publishing children’s books?
  • Who’s the “perfect reader” for her books?
  • What do Nury hopes for her young readers take away from this book?
  • We discuss some of the interesting facts about her book, an exclusive sneak peek into her next book and much more. Be sure to tune in to catch all the fun!



Thanks for agreeing to this interview, Nury. We wish you all the best with “3,585 Miles to be an American Girl“!


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