It’s been way too long since I posted an update. I keep waiting for a firm publication date, but things have been delayed at the publisher, both for the release of The Double Crossing and the reprint of The Weaver’s Daughter. I still don’t have a firm date, but things are moving along. I have … More Publishing Delays
I’m still excited that both The Double Crossing, my middle grade historical novel taking place on the 1939 voyage of the St. Louis, and The Weaver’s Daughter (a rerelease of my middle grade immigration story) will be coming out from Paper Angel Press. However, due to a change in art director and some staff issues … More Books coming
As I mentioned in my last post, I’m re-releasing The Weaver’s Daughter with my new publisher, Paper Angel Press. I just had a review from Kirkus. Here’s a quote from them: “Patience tells a story of migration appropriate for young readers without being overly sanitized—for instance, the tension is palpable in Ixchel’s confrontation with her … More Kirkus Review of The Weaver’s Daughter
SCBWI is the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. It’s our international organization with chapters all over the US and the world. Bookstop is an annual event featuring hundreds of books for children by SCBWI members. So many books, so much to read. #SCBWIBookStop is here with tons of books readers will enjoy. Check … More SCBWI BookStop
On September 22nd, Tonja Drecker posted a review of The Weaver’s Daughter on her blog, Bookworm for Kids. You can read the review and check out her blog at the link. She says, “Bookworm for Kids presents books for toddlers to teens and everything in between: board books, picture books, chapter books, middle grade reads, … More Review on Bookworm for Kids
I started writing The Weaver’s Daughter several years ago. At that time, the number of immigrants arriving at the U.S. southern border, while high, was less than it is today. Ixchel, the young Maya heroine of my story, began her journey for some of the same reasons which drive many other migrants. She wanted the … More The Weaver’s Daughter is an Immigration Story
The Weaver’s Daughter is now available to preorder at a discounted price from the publisher, Desert Palm Press. The book is scheduled to be released September 1, but if you order now you can get the special rate. I’d love for you to post a review here or on Goodreads or Amazon.