Award Winning Children’s and YA Author

“Powerful and timely,” Booklist starred review

“An important, must-have addition to the growing body of literature with immigrant themes,”        School Library Journal starred review

Pura Belpré Honor
Américas Award Winner 
Latino Book Award Finalist
ALA Notable Children’s Book


New Mexico-Arizona Book Award finalist

(Formerly titled Of All the Stupid Things)                                  New Mexico Book Award finalist                                     ALA Rainbow List Book