Emma Otheguy


Emma Otheguy is the creator of HarperCollins’ award winning Reina Ramos (I Can Read) early reader series, and the author of the picture books Martí’s Song for Freedom/ Martí y sus versos por la libertad, illustrated by Beatriz Vidal (Lee and Low), which received five starred reviews, was named a Best Book of the Year by Kirkus ReviewsSchool Library Journal, and the New York Public Library, and was the recipient of the International Literacy Association’s Children’s and Young Adult Book Award in Intermediate Nonfiction, A Sled for Gabo (Atheneum), illustrated by Ana Ramirez Gonzalez, which was an NCTE Charlotte Huck Recommended Book and a Best Book of the Year by the Chicago and New York Public Libraries and Parents Latina magazine, and her latest, Martina Has Too Many Tías, illustrated by Pura Belpré Honor illustrator Sara Palacios (Atheneum),which is a Junior Library Guild Gold Selection and has received starred reviews from Kirkus and School Library Journal. Emma’s middle-grade novels include Silver Meadows Summer, which was called “a magnificent contribution to the diversity of the new American literature for young readers” by Pura Belpré-winning author Ruth Behar; Secrets of the Silver Lion: A Carmen Sandiego Novel; and Sofía Acosta Makes a Scene, which received the International Latino Book Award Silver Medal for Best Youth Latino Focused Chapter Book. Emma also co-authored The Madre de Aguas of Cuba: Unicorn Rescue Society middle grade fantasy with Newbery Honor-winner Adam Gidwitz. Her forthcoming books include the third and fourth installments in the Reina Ramos series, Reina Ramos: Tour Guide, and Reina Ramos: Neighborhood Helper, and the first two titles in a new magic fantasy-adventure series titled Cousins in the Time of Magic, published by Atheneum.

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