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The Fina Mendoza Mysteries

It's "The West Wing" meets "Nancy Drew" - a podcast for girls and political junkies.

Legend says whoever sees the Demon Cat of Capitol Hill is cursed. Fina Mendoza, the 10-year old daughter of a congressman, just saw it. Can she save her family from “cat”astrophe?

These are the Fina Mendoza Mysteries, based on the award-winning middle grade novel "Welcome to Washington, Fina Mendoza" by Kitty Felde.

www.finamendozamysteries.com

Jan 4, 2022

How do you explain the events of January 6th to children?

This special 2-part episode is designed for teachers and parents to talk to young people about what happened and why and what larger lessons can be drawn from the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Free curriculum for this episode can be downloaded here.

The episode...


Jan 3, 2022

How do you explain the events of January 6th to children?

This special 2-part episode is designed for teachers and parents to talk to young people about what happened and why and what larger lessons can be drawn from the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Free curriculum for this episode can be downloaded here.

The episode...


Dec 17, 2021

Every family celebrates the holidays in their own special way. This year, we spend time with the Mendoza family during their first December in Washington, D.C. as they remember past celebrations and experience new traditions. 

We are busy taping Season Two of The Fina Mendoza Mysteries State of the Union which...


Nov 22, 2021

To thank you this Thanksgiving week, we're reprising our Thanksgiving episode of The Fina Mendoza Mysteries podcast. Thank you for listening. Season two begins in late January.


Oct 16, 2021

Halloween isn't the only holiday celebrated at this time of year. In the Mexican Catholic tradition, families celebrate Dia de los Muertos - Day of the Dead - on All Saints and All Souls day with sugar skulls and picnics at the cemetery.

Join Fina and Gabby Mendoza and their grandmother as they remember their late...