2 Books Published by Penny Candy Books on Our Site — Book Cover Mosaic

Click for more detail about Luca’s Bridge/El Puente de Luca by Mariana Llanos Luca’s Bridge/El Puente de Luca

by Mariana Llanos
Penny Candy Books (Apr 16, 2019)
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The bilingual picture book Luca’s Bridge / El Puente de Luca, by Mariana Llanos with illustrations by Anna López Real, tells the emotional story of a boy coming to terms with his family’s deportation from the United States to Mexico. A powerful meditation on home and identity at a time when our country sorely needs it.


Click for more detail about Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy by Tony Medina Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy

by Tony Medina
Penny Candy Books (Feb 27, 2018)
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Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy by Tony Medina offers a fresh perspective of young men of color by depicting thirteen views of everyday life: young boys dressed in their†Sunday†best, running to catch a bus, and growing up to be teachers, and much more. Each of Tony Medina’s tanka is matched with a different artist& mdash; including recent Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Award recipients.

The 13 illustrators whose artwork is shown in this great book are:

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