SCBWI BookStop

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

The Weaver’s Daughter is an Immigration Story

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