Hello!

Bio-Pic-Aug2018-001I’m a children’s writer, an early literacy instructor, and an advocate for diverse bookshelves. I’m represented by Tracy Marchini at BookEnds Literary Agency.

 

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THE YELLOW SUITCASE

A thoughtful story that artfully addresses the loss of a grandparent from an immigrant perspective.” – Kirkus Reviews

This thoughtful picture book provides a rare and necessary perspective, free of tropes and clichés: that of the contemporary bicultural child…” – American Library Association’s (ALA) Booklist

NEW! COMING FALL 2020!

A GIFT FOR AMMA

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My campaign for diverse children’s literature:

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Ten Reasons Parents Should Read Multicultural Books to Kids

The Brown Bookshelf’s Declaration in Support of Children

On The Importance of Difficult Themes in Children’s Literature

CBC Diversity: Multicultural Children’s Book Day Feature