Donde Las Maravillas Crecen (Where Wonder Grows)

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Cinco Puntos Press
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8.27 X 8.35 X 0.16 inches | 0.4 pounds

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About the Author

Xelena González is a storyteller, a screenwriter, a poet, and an author of picture books. Her storytelling skills were honed as a children's librarian in San Antonio, Texas, and in an international school in Guangzhou, China. As a visiting author, she has introduced her method of "tai chi storytelling" to more than sixty schools and libraries around the United States. She is a member of the Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation and still lives in San Antonio, where she grew up. You can find out more about González and her work at https: // Adriana M. Garcia is a visual artist, a muralist, and an illustrator. She is the recipient of a Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Honor for her debut picture book, All Around Us by Xelena González. Garcia has exhibited her artwork nationally and has presented at conferences, schools, and museums around the United States. She especially loves painting portraits of strong women to honor those who have come before and those who continue to lead by example. Garcia lives in San Antonio, Texas, and you can find her online at


A lyrical, wise story that explores family by exploring the earth. This book should be in every classroom and every home. -- Matt de la Peña, Newbery Medalist

Beautiful and meditative. -- Juana Martinez-Neal, Caldecott honoree

There's an undercurrent of urgency here that says: Remember this. -- Suzanne Bloom, Theodor Seuss Geisel Award honoree