Books for Children and Young Adults in Spanish 2023

2019 PREMIO FUNDACIÓN CUATROGATOS AWARD-WINNING ILLUSTRATOR Luis San Vicente Festival de Calaveras Festival of Skulls ILLUSTRATIONS By the Author GR N Celebrations and Holidays / Cultural Heritage / Fantasy & Magic 9781543366600 7" x 10" / 32 pp $12.95 / PB Literary Text Poetry / Narrative Poems Candles, cut paper, “bread of the dead,” salt, marigold flowers— November has arrived, and with it, Day of the Dead. Once a year, the living prepare the altars, and the dead—guided by the smoke of the incense—embark on a journey to celebrate life. Eight-syllable calaverita verses and a love story make up this celebration of one of Mexico’s most emblematic holidays. ILLUSTRATIONS Veronica Miller Jamison GR N Girls and Women / History of Science / African Americans 9781543335903 10" x 10" / 40 pp $16.99 / PB Informational Text Literary Nonfiction / Biography / Science Katherine knew it was wrong that African Americans didn’t have the same rights as others. She knew it was wrong that people thought women could only be teachers or nurses. And she proved everyone wrong by zooming ahead of her classmates, starting college at fifteen, and eventually joining NASA, where her calculations helped pioneer America’s first peopled flight into space and the world’s first trip to the Moon! Suzanne Slade Una computadora llamada Katherine: cómo ayudó Katherine Johnson a poner a EE.UU. en la Luna A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW; AWARDWINNING AUTHOR Martin Waddell Las Lechucitas Owl Babies ILLUSTRATIONS Patrick Benson GR G Feelings and Emotions / Family / Animal Stories 9781631139703 10" x 8" / 28 pp $12.95 / PB Literary Narrative / Stories / Fantasy When three baby owls awake one night alone in a dark forest to find their mother gone, they can’t help but wonder where she is and when she’ll return. Stunning illustrations from unique and striking perspectives capture the spooky forest and reflect the many emotions that beset these endearing owls. Never has the plight of young ones who miss their mother been so simply told or so beautifully rendered. 2004 HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN AWARD FOR WRITING BESTSELLERS 37 Picture Books AUTHENTIC TITLE AWARD-WINNER E-BOOK AVAILABLE