International Literacy Association Conference 2018

Martí’s Song for Freedom/Martí y sus versos por la libertad was awarded the International Literacy Association’s 2018 Children’s and Young Adult Book Award in Intermediate Nonfiction. I headed to Austin to accept the award, and met some great people while I was there. A few photos below.

With Full Circle Literary buddy, Angela Cervantes

The Unicorn Rescue Society. I will be co-author for Book 5. 

Spotted Lee Heffernan’s book. 

Teacher and literacy advocate Colby Sharp

Lee & Low marketing director Hannah Ehrlich and author Lesléa Newman

Fellow Cuban-American children’s author Pablo Cartaya

Hannah and I had a great time!

Accepting the award for Intermediate Nonfiction

Spotted author Cheryl Keely’s picture book at the Sleeping Bear Press booth

Author Rob Sanders had quite a line for his book signing