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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Cafe a las Siete at Greenburgh Public Library

I visited the Greenburgh Public Library as part of the series “Cafe a las Siete: Preserving Latino Culture for the Next Generation.” I had a blast! After a reading and Q&A, I invited kids to work with their parents on drawing and writing about important heroes in their families. Some of the kids wrote about…