Accolades, Awards and the Art
I’m thrilled to share new honors for Us, in Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos
Kirkus Best Book of 2017
New York Public Libraries Best Book of 2017
Los Angeles Public Libraries Best book of 2017!
Malka Penn Honor for Human Rights in Children's Literature
Booklist's Top 10 Diverse Fiction Books for Older and Middle Readers
CBC Notable in the Field of Social Studies
Rosi and Rafi: Pirates! is a
SLJ Fuse #8 Production 2017 Top Early Chapter Book
SLJ Fuse #8 Production 2017 Top Bilingual Book
Rafi y Rosi: ¡Piratas! just won first prize in the category of chapter book!
The Premio Campoy-Ada is an award that recognizes excellent use of the Spanish language in children's books by Latinos residing in the United States. ¡Viva!
And I just finished the art of Turning Pages, the picture book autobiography by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Look for it in early September! It will be out simultaneously in a Spanish version titled Pasando Páginas.