Maybe Something Beautiful

Maybe Something Beautiful

GRATEFUL on this rainy day to discover that Maybe Something Beautiful, How Art Transformed a Neighborhood has won the 2017 Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award. Thank you to my incredible colleagues, authors F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell for...
Playing with Process

Playing with Process

Experimenting with media, textures and process to create a painting for a program at a children’s...
BRAVO! Poems About Amazing Hispanics

BRAVO! Poems About Amazing Hispanics

BRAVO! Poems About Amazing Hispanics, is my second collaboration with innovative, gifted writer, poet and friend Margarita Engle. This book celebrates the accomplishments, contributions and collective history of the Hispanic community. After the recent blitz of...
2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Drum Dream Girl

2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Drum Dream Girl

Long ago in Cuba, young Millo dreamed of becoming a drummer. But women on the island were not allowed to play drums so she had to keep drumming and dreaming alone. It’s a girl power story about perseverance and breaking barriers. It was so exciting to see my...