Coming August 22, 2017


Viking Books for Young Readers


A 2017 ABA Indies Introduce Title

A Junior Library Guild Selection

"A charming debut about a thoughtful, creative preteen connecting to both halves of her identity." —Kirkus Reviews (Starred review)

“Those who enjoy vivacious, plucky heroines… will eagerly embrace Malu.”
School Library Journal (Starred review)

“Extremely relatable and creatively inspiring, with a voice that is equal parts witty and sharp.”—Bustle

"In The First Rule of Punk, Celia C. Pérez brings us Malú, a girl whose talents are as diverse as the images and words she snips for her zines. She’s an irrepressible force, one that readers will long remember."—Diana López, author of Confetti Girl and Nothing Up My Sleeve



Powell's Books

La Casa Azul Bookstore


Barnes & Noble


Penguin Random House

Local (Chicago) yokels: Women & Children First or The Book Cellar

From YOUR favorite local bookstore!