Sili Recio grew up in the Dominican Republic. She has written a picture book. It is called If Dominican Were a Color. It is based on her childhood memories. The book describes the country’s culture. It describes the different colors of its people. Recio’s rhyming text paints a picture of the island. “I hope people feel as much joy and love reading the book as I felt writing it,” Recio told TFK. The book is available in English and in Spanish.