CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG ADULT AUTHOR
Come On In:
15 Stories about Immigration and Coming Home
A young adult anthology of short stories which explores the joys, heartbreaks and triumphs of immigration. Written together with many beloved YA authors who are also themselves immigrants or children of immigrants.
Out now from Inkyard Press
VIP: Dolores Huerta
The next installment in the VIP series of middle grade biographies. This book explores the life of influential Latina activist and labor leader, Dolores Huerta. It will be illustrated by Addy Rivera Sonda.
PRAISE FOR COME ON IN
An extraordinary anthology featuring exquisite writing and offering a genuinely diverse collection on the richly layered topic of immigration... A must-have antidote to xenophobia and a much-needed, compassionate mirror for many.
There is humor, tenderness, despair, outrage, and tenacity… This is a poignant and powerful collection of universal themes embedded with cultural specificity.
[E]ach contribution provides a snapshot of the many meanings the word “home” can evoke, making for a thought-provoking read. Authors’ notes interspersed throughout lend autobiographical richness to the memorable anthology.
These stories highlight the literal and emotional journeys of immigration, while also offering cultural views of travel, government, and geography. Readers will experience the joys, heartbreaks, struggles, and triumphs of the families depicted.