SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

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Young Adult
A CUBAN GIRL’S GUIDE TO TEA AND TOMORROW
Author:Laura Namey
Book Description:Miami Cuban Lila Reyes travels to England to heal after a series of heartbreaking losses. A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Young Adult Selection
Publication Date:2020
Publisher:Atheneum Books for Young Readers (Simon & Schuster)
Website:http://laurataylornamey.com/
EL CóDICE JADE
Author:Karime Cardona Cury
Illustrator:Tavo Montañez
Editor:Roxanna Erdman
Book Description:A tribute to fantasy, the magic of the jungle, alternative world views, and the courage of the many girls who face destiny with atavistic strength.
Publication Date:2021
Publisher:Edelvives México
Website:https://chibiusat.wixsite.com/karime
EVERYTHING WITHIN AND IN BETWEEN
Author - OwnVoices:Nikki Barthelmess
Book Description:A new, deeply honest story about the bonds between families and defining who you are for yourself from acclaimed author Nikki Barthelmess.
Publication Date:2021
Publisher:HarperCollins Children's Books
Website:http://nikkibarthelmess.com/
SMALL TOWN MONSTERS
Author:Diana Wallach
Book Description:A YA Latinx Horror novel, in dual POV, featuring multicultural Latinx teens, Vera and Max, as they try to save a town, and mother, plagued by darkness.
Publication Date:2021
Publisher:Delacorte Dell (Penguin Random House)
Website:https://dianarodriguezwallach.com/
THIS TRAIN IS BEING HELD
Author - OwnVoices:Ismee Williams
Book Description:A NYC subway romance, West Side Story retelling where both characters are Latinx, that deals with classism, colorism, racism, mental illness and police brutality.
Publication Date:2020
Publisher:Amulet Books (Abrams Books for Young Readers)
Website:https://www.ismeewilliams.com/