Sit back, relax and read a book. #NationalReadABookDay invites us ALL to grab a book we might enjoy and spend the day reading. Today we share a few of our favorite books. You can learn more about these authors and their books by clicking the links below! What book are you currently reading? Let us know below 🙂

Veggie Vero by Veronica Green

Since 2016, author Veronica Green has been making her mark in South Florida by publishing children’s books that cater to the growing vegan community. The Adventures of Veggie Vero, is about a superhero who rescues animals and teaches children about conscious living.


This Is Freedom by Katherine Barralaga

This Is Freedom is a children’s book series that shares the journey to freedom of various animals in captivity. It is meant to educate children about what animals go through in captivity as well as inspire them to be the change they wish to see in the world.

Animal Hero Kids: Voices For The Voiceless by Susan Hargreaves

This book is dedicated to all of the four-legged; two-legged, feathered, finned, or furred victims of violence including Animal Hero Kid, Catherine Violet Hubbard. Author Susan Hargreaves is a 41 year veteran of the animal rights movement. She is a kindness educator, and activist.

Ethical Vegan by Jordi Casamitjana

Jordi Casamitjana is a zoologist, animal rights activist, and author of Ethical Vegan: A Personal and Political Journey to Change the World. His landmark court case in 2019 led to ethical veganism being listed as a protected class in the United Kingdom.

What is Community Showcase?

Community Showcase is about appreciating those who contribute and support causes, events, and efforts within South Florida.

Lauda Gomez

Lauda Gomez

Council Member | Event Manager

Lauda has been a long-time supporter of SoFlo Vegans and became the first member of our Council of 7 in March 2021.

Vegan Directory

The SoFlo Vegans Directory features a listing of restaurants, doctors, cookbooks, and other important resources for anyone interested in the vegan lifestyle.