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Local Writer's Story featured in Chicken Soup for the Latino Soul


Ellen Batt of Caldwell has an original short story included in the latest Chicken Soup anthology, Chicken Soup for the Latino Soul (released August 9).

Selected from thousands of potential inclusions in the book, Batt's story, entitled "A Lesson More Important than Math," is, according to a press release, about "how Mexican-American and white children in a bilingual, bicultural classroom that values the Spanish language, learn mutual respect for and identification with each other."

Batt isn't just a burgeoning writer, however- she is also a professor of foreign languages (Spanish and German) at Albertson College of Idaho in Caldwell.