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SILVER MEADOWS SUMMER in BookRiot

Have you seen this list of 8 middle-grade books featuring Latinx protagonists from BookRiot? I’m honored that SILVER MEADOWS SUMMER is one of them. If your library, camp, homeschool or church group will be reading SILVER MEADOWS SUMMER this summer, I’m hosting a pen pal club just for these readers. Find out more & sign…

School Library Journal reviews A Sled for Gabo!

School Library Journal’s April 2021 issue reviews A SLED FOR GABO with the following verdict: “A distinct mise-en-scène paired with a toasty, traditional message distinguishes this story of snowy ­self-discovery.” Read the whole review at SLJ, and many thanks to Jose Cruz, Shannon Staub P.L. for this lovely review!

Kirkus reviews A SLED FOR GABO!

Kirkus reviewed my first fiction picture book A SLED FOR GABO! Check out the full review here. A SLED FOR GABO will be published in January 2021 by Atheneum (an imprint of Simon & Schuster) alongside a Spanish edition, UN TRINEO PARA GABO. You can pre-order a copy in English or Spanish now!

Cover Reveal on Bookpage!

I’m thrilled that the cover of A SLED FOR GABO/UN TRINEO PARA GABO, my first fiction picture book, is now ready for the world to see! Bookpage did an amazing cover reveal feature that includes a sneak peek of the text and interior spreads. The illustrator, Ana Ramírez González, was a visual development artist for…