Sat, Apr 08|
In-store Book Launch: The Ghosts of Rancho Espanto
Join us as we host Adrianna Cuevas - author of the Pura Belpré Honor Book The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez in conversation with two-time Newbery honor recipient Christina Soontornvat to celebrate the launch of her new book The Ghosts of Rancho Espanto
Time & Location
Apr 08, 2023, 3:00 PM
Austin, 7112 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757, USA
About the event
Adrianna Cuevas is the author of The Ghosts of Rancho Espanto (FSG BYR, 2023), The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez (FSG BYR, 2020) and Cuba in My Pocket (FSG BYR, 2021). She is a first-generation Cuban-American originally from Miami, Florida. After teaching Spanish and ESOL for sixteen years, she decided to pursue her passion for storytelling. Adrianna currently resides outside of Austin, TX with her husband and son where they enjoy hiking, traveling, and cooking lots of Cuban food.
Christina Soontornvat is an award-winning author, engineer, and STEM educator. Her many works for children include picture books and the Diary of an Ice Princess chapter book series. Her middle grade fantasy novel, A Wish in the Dark, and All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team were both named 2021 Newbery Honor Books.