Sonia Manzano, the actress who played Maria on Sesame Street for over 40 years, appears at WORD Bookstore on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 4:00 PM to sign her memoir BECOMING MARIA.
Written for young adults, Sonia’s memoir traces her life from troubled home in the Bronx to her success on Sesame Street. She talks openly about her difficult childhood but also what inspired her to want to be an actress (a school trip to see West Side Story!) Bring kids of all ages, or just your sense of nostalgia, to this reading and signing with Sonia Manzano.
WORD Jersey City
123 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302