Emma Otheguy, Author

¡Bienvenidos! I am a children’s author and historian, writing both fiction and non-fiction. Look for my debut picture book, Martí’s Song for Freedom, available now from Lee and Low Books


Martí's Song for Freedom

Written in verse, with excerpts from Martí’s seminal Versos sencillos, this book is a beautiful tribute to a brilliant political writer and courageous fighter of freedom for all men and women.

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Fifth Starred Review!

Martí’s Song for Freedom has just received another starred review, this one from Shelf Awareness. The reviewer writes, “Otheguy’s text (paired with the Spanish translations by author, editor and literary agent Adriana Domínguez) is clean and concise, direct and approachable. Beatriz Vidal’s gouache illustrations burst with color and life, each illustration giving a strong sense of…