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Antonio Sacre talking into a mic
Tina Lerno, Librarian

Antonio Sacre tells stories. His tales of growing up bilingually in a Cuban and Irish-American household have inspired children worldwide to...

Nathalia and her children albums
Edwin Rodarte, Senior Librarian

Nathalia, a native of Colombia, moved to the US to attend the Berklee College of Music and later began her career as a music therapist and early...

Paulina Jara Straussmann and her books, Nacer and La Princesa Zanahoria
Patricia Valdovinos, Librarian

Luego de su formación en teatro y educación diferencial, Paulina Jara Straussmann ha desarrollado una prolífica carrera centrada en la animación...

Artur Laperla and his children's series Superpatata
Laura Duncan, Librarian

Artur Díaz, más conocido como Artur Laperla, es autor de la serie infantil Superpatata, editada por Bang Ediciones dentro de su colección Mamut,...

Marisol Misenta and her recent books
Ana Campos, Principal Librarian

Marisol Misenta, más conocida como Isol, es una ilustradora y escritora de libros infantiles argentina. Con 26 títulos publicados en 17 idiomas,...

Dúo Karma and their books, Firmamento and Abre la ventana
Dinorah Pinelo, Senior Librarian

Dúo Karma es un equipo creativo y multigalardonado de la Habana, Cuba. Durante más de 20 años, los fundadores Xóchitl Galán y Fito Hernández han...

Margarita Engle and her books, Your Heart, My Sky and A Song of Frutas
Phoebe Swan Guiot, Senior Librarian

Margarita Engle is the Cuban-American author of many verse novels, memoirs, and picture books, including The Surrender Tree, Enchanted Air, Drum...

Luis Amavisca and his books, I Love My Colorful Nails and La muñeca de Lucas
Laura Duncan, Librarian

Luis Amavisca es editor y director de arte en NubeOcho, además de escritor de literatura infantil. Licenciado en Musicología y en Historia del...

Elisa Chavarri and her award-winning book, Sharuko: El Arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello / Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello and Federico and the Wolf
Laura Duncan, Librarian

Elisa Chavarri is the illustrator of the Pura Belpré Honor book Sharuko: El Arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello / Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C....

Rafael López and his award-winning book, Dancing Hands
Celia Avila, Senior Librarian

Rafael López is an award-winning illustrator and artist. He has received three Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Medals for his work in Book Fiesta,...

Yehudi Mercado and his two graphic novels, Fun Fun Fun World and Chunky
Lupita Leyva, Senior Librarian

Yehudi Mercado is a writer-artist-director known for his graphic novels Buffalo Speedway, Pantalones, TX, Rocket Salvage, Fun Fun Fun World, Hero...

Kim Guerra and her two novels, Mija and Mariposa
Eva Mitnick, Director

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Kim Guerra is the author of Mariposa and Mija, collections of affirming, intergenerational poetry written in...

Alex Sanchez and his two novels, The Greatest Superpower and You Brought Me the Ocean
Steve Orozco, Library Assistant

Alex Sanchez has published ten novels, including the American Library Association “Best Book for Young Adults” Rainbow Boys and Lambda Award-...

Monica Brown and her book, Small Rooms, Big Dreams: The Journey of Julián and Joaquin Castro
Llyr Heller, Librarian

Monica Brown, Ph.D., is the award-winning author of many magical multicultural books for children, including Small Rooms, Big Dreams: The Journey...

Festival Titles

  • A Mango in the Hand: A Story Told Through Proverbs

    A Mango in the Hand: A Story Told Through Proverbs

    Sacre, Antonio
  • Abecedario a mano

    Abecedario a mano

    Isol
  • Abre la ventana

    Abre la ventana

    Duo Karma
  • Chunky

    Chunky

    Mercado, Yehudi
  • Cuando era pequeña When I was your age

    Cuando era pequeña When I was your age

    Nathalia
  • Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreno Played the Piano for President Lincoln

    Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreno Played the Piano for President Lincoln

    Engle, Margarita
  • Daytime visions: an alphabet

    Daytime visions: an alphabet

    Isol
  • En la radio

    En la radio

    Nathalia
  • Federico and the wolf

    Federico and the wolf

    Gomez, Rebecca J.
  • Firmamento

    Firmamento

    Duo Karma
  • Flood City

    Flood City

    Older, Daniel José
  • Fun Fun Fun World

    Fun Fun Fun World

    Mercado, Yehudi
  • I love my colorful nails

    I love my colorful nails

    Acosta, Alicia
  • I'll meet you in your dreams

    I'll meet you in your dreams

    Young, Jessica
  • Imposible

    Imposible

    Isol
  • Impossible

    Impossible

    Isol
  • La formasombras

    La formasombras

    Older, Daniel José

    Sierra Santiago planeaba tener unas vacaciones tranquilas haciendo arte y saliendo con sus amigos.

  • La princesa zanahoria

    La princesa zanahoria

    Jara, Paulina
  • Manos que bailan: Cómo Teresa Carreño tocó el piano para el Presidente Lincoln

    Manos que bailan: Cómo Teresa Carreño tocó el piano para el Presidente Lincoln

    Engle, Margarita

    De niña, a Teresa Carreño le encantaba dejar que sus manos bailaran a lo largo de las hermosas teclas del piano.

  • Mariposa

    Mariposa

    Guerra, Kim
  • Mija

    Mija

    Guerra, Kim
  • Monstruo rosa

    Monstruo rosa

    Dios, Olga de, 1979-
  • My community/Mi comunidad

    My community/Mi comunidad

    Salguero, Andrés
  • Rana de tres ojos

    Rana de tres ojos

    Dios, Olga de, 1979-
  • Shadowshaper

    Shadowshaper

    Older, Daniel Jose
  • Sharuko: el arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello/Peruvian archaeologist Julio C. Tello

    Sharuko: el arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello/Peruvian archaeologist Julio C. Tello

    Brown, Monica
  • Small Room, Big Dreams: The Journey of Julián and Joaquin Castro

    Small Room, Big Dreams: The Journey of Julián and Joaquin Castro

    Brown, Monica
  • Super Potato.    1, The epic origin of Super Potato

    Super Potato. 1, The epic origin of Super Potato

    Laperla (Artist)
  • Super Potato.    2, Super Potato's galactic breakout

    Super Potato. 2, Super Potato's galactic breakout

    Laperla (Artist)
  • Ten little birds/Diez pajaritos

    Ten little birds/Diez pajaritos

    Salguero, Andrés
  • The barking mouse

    The barking mouse

    Sacre, Antonio, 1968-
  • The Greatest Superpower: A Novel

    The Greatest Superpower: A Novel

    Sanchez, Alex
  • Un pregón de frutas

    Un pregón de frutas

    Engle, Margarita

    De la autora ganadora del Premio Pura Belpré, Margarita Engle, llega un animado y rítmico libro ilustrado sobre una niña que visita a su

  • You Brought Me the Ocean

    You Brought Me the Ocean

    Sanchez, Alex
  • Your Heart, My Sky: Love in a Time of Hunger

    Your Heart, My Sky: Love in a Time of Hunger

    Engle, Margarita
  • ¡Vivan las uñas de colores!

    ¡Vivan las uñas de colores!

    Acosta, Alicia.

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