New Books on the way…

Please keep an eye out for my upcoming books, “La Cazuela that the Farm Maiden Stirred” by Samantha Vamos on the shelves in early 2011 and “My Name is Tito” by Monica Brown. You can pre-order La Cazuela at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. Please click here to read...

Our California

Our California. Written by Pam Muñoz Ryan. The art in this loving tribute to the state is so colorful, evocative, and eye-filling that it is tempting to review the title solely as a book of pictures. The text takes the form of brief, four-line verses that highlight...

My Name is CELIA-ME LLAMO CELIA

Winner of the Americas Award for Illustration: Children’s and Young Adult Literature and a Pura Belpré Honor for Illustration. My Name is Celia. Me Llamo Celia. Written by Monica Brown. BOOK REVIEWS My name is Celia: The life of Celia Cruz by Monica Brown is an...

Yum! MmMm! ¡Qué Rico!

Winner of the Americas Award for Illustration. Children’s and Young Adult Literature. “Yum! ¡MmMm! ¡Qué Rico! Americas’ Sproutings. Written by Pat Mora BOOK REVIEWS This concept book serves as a delicious introduction to 14 types of food, all of which have...