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Wednesday, 9 September 2020

A heartwarming and authentic immigration story about a stray dog, the power of music, and celebrating old traditions along with new beginnings. María Emilia has just immigrated to the US from Argentina, and jumping into seventh grade in Red Ledges, Utah, is not easy. Speaking English all day turns out to be really hard, as […]

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Thursday, 3 September 2020

A house divided against itself cannot stand. And that’s especially true when your house is the White House! Ingrid and Winnie Lopez have lived there for eight years, but a new family is moving in, and the Lopez girls are determined to combine Ingrid’s comedic timing and Winnie’s quick thinking to give the new First […]

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Thursday, 3 September 2020

When Natalia Flores finds a lost cat with a litter of newborn kittens, she is desperate to keep one of them. Whether or not her mami says yes to a new pet, the rest of the kitties will need homes—and Natalia has the purrfect plan. With help from her friend Reuben, Natalia starts an anonymous […]

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Thursday, 3 September 2020

Minerva wants to be a normal kid and grow up to be the first Latina president of the U.S. But with her mother missing and no family to help her, she fights to keep her sisters safe and out of foster care—with the help of a friend and some fairy dust. (Tu Books/Lee and Low, […]

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Thursday, 3 September 2020

Vanesa Campos can’t wait for winter vacation. Skiing on the slopes, sipping hot cocoa . . . her week at Pinecloud Lodge promises to be cozy and perfect. And maybe she can make some new friends! Never mind that glamorous Beck writes off Vanesa right away; twins Emma and Eric are ready to join the […]

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Yamile Saied Mendez

Yamile (sha-MEE-lay) Saied Méndez is a fútbol-obsessed Argentine-American, Picture Book, Middle Grade, and Young Adult author.

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