Manzano will speak at 7 p.m. April 21 in the atrium of OWU’s Schimmel/Conrades Science Center, 90 S. Henry St., Delaware. She will sign books afterward, and copies of her autobiography and children’s books will be available for purchase at the event.
From the South Bronx to Sesame Street (A Puerto Rican Story)
In this presentation based on her new book, Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx, Manzano shares the personal tale of the struggles she faced coming from a poor Puerto Rican family to eventually becoming one of the most influential Latinas in television. This poignant and inspirational story is told with Manzano’s signature humor and wit, making this a memorable presentation for parents and children alike.