An unforgettable new novel from Newbery Medal winner Donna Barba Higuera.
Donna Barba Higuera grew up in Central California and now lives in
the Pacific Northwest. She has spent her entire life blending
folklore with her experiences into stories that fill her
imagination. Now she weaves them to write picture books and novels.
Donna's first book, Lupe Wong Won't Dance, won a Sid Fleischman
Award for Humor and a Pura Belpr Honor.
Her second novel, The Last Cuentista, received the John Newbery
Medal and the Pura Belpr Award. It was named one of the Best Books
of the Year by the Boston Globe, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Wall
Street Journal, and TIME.