Award Winning Children’s and YA Author

The Crossroads and La encrucijada are now available!


“Diaz paints an insightful, realistic picture of a place that’s filled with opportunity but simultaneously rife with discrimination, which is especially important reading for today’s children.” —Booklist




“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 
Southwest Book Awards
ALA Notable Children’s Book


New Mexico-Arizona Book Award finalist; International Latino Book Award 2nd place winner

ALA Rainbow List book; New Mexico-Arizona Book Award finalist