Recent News and Upcoming Releases
Publishing announcements, awards and general information for our authors, illustrators and author/illustrators. Upcoming release and features included.
- DISPLACEMENT by Kiku Hughes receives a starred review from Kirkus.
- FREEDOM BIRD, written by Jerdine Nolen and illustrated by James E. Ransome, wins a 2020 Parents’ Choice Award silver medal.
- LAND OF THE CRANES by Aida Salazar receives a starred review from Kirkus.
- IT WASN’T ME by Dana Alison Levy is included on the Massachusetts Book Award’s Must-Read Long List.
- Randi Pink’s GIRLS LIKE US receives a starred review from School Library Journal.
- GZLA has two Amazon books of the month for August 2019: I GOT NEXT by Daria Peoples-Riley and MANHATTAN: MAPPING THE STORY OF AN ISLAND by Jennifer Thermes
- MOONCAKES by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu receives a starred review from School Library Journal
- MANHATTAN: MAPPING THE STORY OF AN ISLAND by Jennifer Thermes receives starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, Publishers Weekly, Shelf Awareness, and School Library Journal.
- CATERPILLAR SUMMER by Gillian McDunn is featured in The New York Times.
- WHERE ARE YOU FROM?, written by Yamile Saied Méndez and illustrated by Jaime Kim, receives starred reviews from Kirkus and Shelf Awareness.
- FIVE MIDNIGHTS by Ann Dávila Cardinal and THE MOON WITHIN by Aida Salazar are among those mentioned in NBC News for their 10 New Latino Books list.
- I GOT NEXT by Daria Peoples-Riley receives a starred review from Kirkus.
- GRANDMA GATEWOOD HIKES THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL by Jennifer Thermes, IT WASN’T ME by Dana Alison Levy, and TRIALS OF APOLLO 03: THE BURNING MAZE by Rick Riordan are all chosen for the 2019 ILA/CBC Children’s Choices Reading List.
- PATRON SAINTS OF NOTHING by Randy Ribay receives starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, and Publishers Weekly.
- THE MOON WITHIN by Aida Salazar receives starred reviews from Kirkus, School Library Journal, Publisher’s Weekly, and BookPage.
- For information regarding adult mystery submissions, please click here. Sandra Jordan will be the first reader.