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Rafael López and his award-winning book, Dancing Hands
Celia Avila, September 07, 2021

Rafael López is an award-winning illustrator and artist. He has received three Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Medals for his work in Book Fiesta, Drum Dream Girl (2016), and Dancing Hands (2020).

Author Annabeth Albert and her latest novel, Out of Character
Daryl M., September 02, 2021

When she’s not adding to her keeper shelf, Annabeth Albert is a multi-published Pacific Northwest romance writer. Her popular LGBTQ+ romances include several fan-favorite and critically acclaimed series.

Yehudi Mercado and his two graphic novels, Fun Fun Fun World and Chunky
Lupita Leyva, August 30, 2021

Yehudi Mercado is a writer-artist-director known for his graphic novels Buffalo Speedway, Pantalones, TX, Rocket Salvage, Fun Fun Fun World, Hero Hotel, Cat Ninja and Sci-Fu: Kick It Off.

Author Caseen Gaines and his latest book, Footnotes: The Black Artists Who Rewrote the Rules of the Great White Way
Daryl M., August 26, 2021

Caseen Gaines is an author, director, educator, and popular culture historian. He holds a Master's Degree from Rutgers University in American Studies, where he focused on racial representations in popular culture.

Kim Guerra and her two novels, Mija and Mariposa
Eva Mitnick, August 23, 2021

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Kim Guerra is the author of Mariposa and Mija, collections of affirming, intergenerational poetry written in English and Spanglish.

Author Grady Hendrix and his latest novel, The Final Girl Support Group
Daryl M., August 19, 2021

Grady Hendrix is an award-winning novelist and screenwriter living in New York City.

Alex Sanchez and his two novels, The Greatest Superpower and You Brought Me the Ocean
Steve Orozco, August 16, 2021

Alex Sanchez has published ten novels, including the American Library Association “Best Book for Young Adults” Rainbow Boys and Lambda Award-winning So Hard to Say.

Author Kate Moore and her latest book, The Woman They Could Not Silence
Daryl M., August 12, 2021

Kate Moore is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Radium Girls

Monica Brown and her book, Small Rooms, Big Dreams: The Journey of Julián and Joaquin Castro
Llyr Heller, August 10, 2021

Monica Brown, Ph.D., is the award-winning author of many magical multicultural books for children, including Small Rooms, Big Dreams: The Journey of Julián and Joaquin Castro, Frida and her Animalitos