Monthly Archives: September 2014

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with ‘Red Ridin’ in the Hood’


For a different view of Hispanic culture, check out, RED RIDIN’ IN THE HOOD AND OTHER CUENTOS.
Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, the book won an Anne Izard Storyteller’s Choice Award, was a
Commended Title — Americas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature, earned a Starred review — American Library Association, and was named one of the Best Collections to Share — Wilde Awards.
It takes familiar fairy tales and puts a Latino spin on them.
Renato Alarcão provides the wonderful illustrations.
I’m proud of this book.

Meet the Ghost Sisters, new YA paranormal book


Sunbury Press has released my new YA paranormal, THE GHOST SISTERS AND THE GIRL IN HALLWAY B.

Kat and Marie Bench love anything to do with the supernatural. They soon find their new school is haunted by the ghost of a girl in Hallway B.

Available now at and