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…


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, 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…