7/2/14 - I'm excited to see my new book, Green is a Chile Pepper, included on ALSC's blog article, Eleven of the Best Preschool Picture Storytime Books of 2014 (so far).
6/29/14 - I'm super honored and proud that my children's books, Round is a Tortilla and Green is a Chile Pepper, took home Best Latino Focused & Educational Picture Books at part of this year's ALA, International Latino Book Awards. Other amazing winning authors included: Isabel Allende, Monica Brown, Meg Medina, and Rudolfo Anaya, as well as the late Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera and current Supreme Court Jusitce Sonia Sotomayor. For a complete list of winners click here.
6/28/14 - The NBC news article, Growing Int'l Latino Book Awards Reflect Booming Market, wonderfully previews tonight's awards event at the Clark County Library in Las Vegas, as well as showcasing and celebrating the growing and expanding book market of Latino literature and culture.