Category: Book News

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…

Watch the replay: Politics & Prose event with Adam Gidwitz

Yesterday Adam Gidwitz and I launched our co-authored book, THE UNICORN RESCUE SOCIETY: THE MADRE DE AGUAS OF CUBA with the wonderful people at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington D.C. We were sorry not to be there in person, but one advantage of the digital event? It was recorded and you can watch it…

THE MADRE DE AGUAS OF CUBA out today!

I am so thrilled that my book for Adam Gidwitz’s Unicorn Rescue Society series, THE MADRE DE AGUAS OF CUBA, is out today! You can order a copy from bookshop.org, which supports independent bookstores, at this link. This book is perfect for kids ages 8-10, though I bet older kids and younger kids will enjoy…