A lovely review of THE FIRST RULE OF PUNK over at Mrs. Knott's Book Nook!


It was a lot fun to put together How to Make a Zine: A Kid-Friendly DIY Guide for the Brightly site. Now go make a zine!


Thank you Phil at Change the Rotation blog for the interview! We chat about zines, punk, librarianship, and THE FIRST RULE OF PUNK!


"'The First Rule of Punk' Celebrates Feisty, Soyrizo Loving Latina Girl"! I was interviewed about THE FIRST RULE OF PUNK for NBC Latino! 


What an honor to be a part of the Autumn 2017 Kids' Indie Next List with all these amazing titles! Thank you, American Booksellers Association!



This review from Michelle Gonzales--Chicana punk, author, teacher--is worth infinite stars. Thank you, Michelle!


A starred review from Publishers Weekly!



Super honored to be the Book of the Week at the Cooperative Children's Book Center! If you don't know about them and their amazing work in tracking diversity in publishing, check them out!



The First Rule of Punk in the Ms. Magazine blog's 10 Summer Reads for Young Feminists. Honored to be on this list with such amazing company!


Featured #BookTalk on Reading with Mr. Sharp! Cool!



Lots of awesome stuff happening today for THE FIRST RULE OF PUNK!

Included in 10 Bitch Approved Books You Must Read in August over at the BITCHMEDIA website.

Included in Must-Read August New Releases on the Book Riot website.

Included in Amazon's Best Books of the Month for ages 9-12.


Featured in a Q&A on Travis Jonker's 100 Scope Notes blog over at the School Library Journal website!



A lovely starred review from School Library Journal! Thank you!



Kicking it back to April. Forgot to link to this lovely little nugget from Loud Women ezine on the other side of the pond! Thanks for the shout out!


Great review love from the folks at Owl Crate in their May Reading Wrap Up!


Starred review for The First Rule of Punk from Kirkus Review!


How cool is that? Excited to be in such great company and thankful to the selecting committee, made up of independent booksellers, for this honor. Blurbs from some of the committee members can be found here.



10 Exciting New Middle Grade Books with Latinx Main Characters (via Brightly)


9 2017 Releases From Latinx Authors To Add To Your TBR This Women's History Month

Honored to be included in this list of 2017 releases by Latinxs in honor of Women's History Month (via Bustle)!


The First Rule of Punk featured in Publishers Weekly's Fall 2017 Children's Sneak Previews


Publisher's Weekly Rights Report: September 12, 2016

I wrote a book! And it's going to be published by Viking!