Happy Summer Solstice!

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Gracias • Thanks wins a Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor!

Gracias • Thanks by Pat Mora, illustrated by John Parra, has been awarded Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor! Given by the Association for Library Services to Children, the Belpré Award and Honors are given to Latino/Latina authors and illustrators whose work celebrates the Latino experience. We’re very proud of the book, and we’re very pleased that […]

What a Starred Review looks like from my desk

We have a bell on the wall in the office. It’s the good-news bell; whenever we get a starred review, an award, or a really big order, the bell is rung, the staff gathers around it, and the news is announced to the office. Jason, as publisher, is the first to know when we get […]

¡Gracias por la estrella! Thanks for the starred review!

Woot! GRACIAS • THANKS by Pat Mora is our second book this fall to get a starred review from Kirkus (a review journal certainly not known for dishing them out freely). Since it’s running later than our other fall titles, this is the first review we’ve gotten in, so we were all pretty excited this […]

A New Season Awaits!

True to its title, Lynne Barasch’s First Come the Zebra is the first of our Fall 2009 books to be available. Like the wildebeest and the gazelle following the zebra, the other books are on their way. The East-West House: Noguchi’s Childhood in Japan, written and illustrated by Christy Hale Tofu Quilt, by Ching Yeung […]

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