Young author shares inspiration for new book

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The Laredo Public Library will be hosting a book festival which will feature several authors including those from Laredo.

One of the authors who will be taking part in the festival is a young and talented individual.

Sixth-grader Fidel Angel Rijos Rodriguez, is the author of "¿Como Puedo Llegar a Ser Astronauta?", which translates to How Can I Become an Astronaut?

Rijos Rodriguez decided to transform his hopes of becoming an astronaut into a book for others who have a similar dream.

If you would like to meet Fidel Angel he will be taking part in this weekend's book festival.

The event will take place on Saturday, December 8th at the Jose A. Guerra Public Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The festival is free and open to the public.

For more information, you can call 956-795-2400.