School Library Journal was nice enough to interview me about SOFÍA ACOSTA MAKES A SCENE. Read the interview here!
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Fellow author Karla Valenti and I were interviewed on the Booklist Shelf Care podcast about our upcoming books. Read and listen here!
I was honored to be interviewed by librarian and blogger Betsy Bird over at her blog, Fuse #8! Read the interview and learn more about SOFÍA ACOSTA MAKES A SCENE!
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…
I’m thrilled that the UNICORN RESCUE SOCIETY: THE MADRE DE AGUAS OF CUBA, which I co-wrote with Adam Gidwitz, is now out in paperback! Check it out at Bookshop and support independent booksellers. Happy reading!
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 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!
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…