The great Kelly Murphy created cover art for A Properly Unhaunted Place, and I adore it. The book itself comes out next summer.
More news below the fold:
– Maria Russo of The New York Times included Ambassador in a list of “Children’s Books that Tackle Race and Ethnicity”:
This book artfully blends a realistic take on the life of an undocumented family with a fantasy story set in outer space. It hinges on the multiple meanings of the loaded word “alien,” which many authors have played around with, none better than the Cuban-American Alexander.
Please check out the full list. This is astonishing company to be included in.
– Applications are open for the #WeNeedDiverseBooks Mentorship Program. I’ll be serving as one of the mentors. This is, once again, some astonishing company:
– My son is seven years old. My spouse made this piñata for him:
That is all.