Stella Díaz Dreams Big


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$16.99  $15.80
Roaring Brook Press
Publish Date
5.5 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.65 pounds

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About the Author

Angela Dominguez was born in Mexico City, grew up in the great state of Texas, and now resides on the east coast. She is the author and illustrator of several books for children including Pura Belpré Illustration Honor books Maria Had a Little and Mango, Abuela, and Me written by Meg Medina. When Angela is not in her studio, she teaches at the Academy of Art University. She also enjoys presenting at different schools and libraries to all sorts of ages. Angela is a proud member of SCBWI and PEN America, and is represented by Wernick and Pratt Literary Agency. As a child, she loved reading books and making a mess creating pictures. She's delighted to still be doing both.


"The lovable Díaz family has yet to disappoint." --Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Stella Diaz Never Gives Up:

"Readers don't need familiarity with Stella Díaz Has Something To Say to fall in love with [Stella]. The protagonist will endear readers to her; she may also create some environmental converts." --Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Stella Diaz Has Something to Say:

2019 Sid Fleischman Award winner
A 2019 ALSC Notable Children's Book
A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids 2018
One of Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best Books 2018

"Fans of Clementine and Alvin Ho will be delighted to meet Stella." --School Library Journal, starred review

"Readers should easily relate to Stella, her struggle to use her voice, and the way she feels caught between worlds at school and at home." --Publishers Weekly

"An excellent, empowering addition to middle grade collections." --Booklist

"A nice and timely depiction of an immigrant child experience." --Kirkus Reviews

"Readers will agree with Stella's mother and brother that she is, as her name suggests, a star." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"A rich narrative." --Horn Book