Desert Girl, Monsoon Boy (words by me, pictures by Archana Sreenivasan) has been named one of the best picture books of 2020 by Kirkus.
Great news for THE GREAT HIBERNATION
Hello, readers! I’m so pleased to report a few tidbits of happy news for me and my books. Accolades My newest middle-grade novel, The Great Hibernation, has just been named a best book of the year by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC). What a huge honor, and what excellent company it’s in, too. The Great… Read more »
Crystal Kite winner!
I can still hardly believe it as I type this, but All Four Stars has won the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for the Southwest Region of the United States! This award means a lot to me because it’s voted on by members of SCBWI (The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators)–my children’s-book-creating peers. I can’t say thank… Read more »