Books by Angela Dominguez

GALÁPAGOS GIRL/GALAPAGUEÑA by Marsha Diane Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2018

"A timely lesson of conservation that will get kids looking at the wildlife around them and saying, 'We will not forget you. And we will keep you safe.' (author's note, Galápagos facts, bibliography) (Picture book. 4-8)"
Valentina is born a Galápagos girl, a galapagueña, and experiences the joy of growing up among the unique wildlife the Galápagos have to offer. Read full book review >
HOW ARE YOU? / ¿CÓMO ESTÁS? by Angela Dominguez
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 13, 2018

"Here's hoping these endearing giraffes will continue making plenty of amigos. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Sometimes all it takes to make a friend is to say "Welcome! ¡Bienvenida!" Read full book review >
STELLA DÍAZ HAS SOMETHING TO SAY by Angela Dominguez
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 16, 2018

"A nice and timely depiction of an immigrant child experience. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Speaking up is hard when you're shy, and it can be even harder if you've got two languages in your head. Read full book review >
SING, DON'T CRY by Angela Dominguez
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"The advice to sing whenever life deals a difficult hand loses its impact due to a confusing and convoluted visual narrative. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Via the English-language lyrics of "Cielito Lindo," a traditional Mexican song, a child fondly recalls her abuelo's visits from Mexico. Read full book review >
LOLA LEVINE MEETS JELLY AND BEAN by Monica Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A great read for Lola's fans and any kid with a yen for a furry pet of their own. (Fiction. 6-10)"
Peruvian/Jewish Lola momentarily inhabits cloud nine in this latest installment of the popular series (Lola Levine and the Ballet Scheme, 2016, etc.). Read full book review >
SANTIAGO STAYS by Angela Dominguez
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Dog lovers and older siblings alike will bask in the quiet humor as they try to solve this gentle canine mystery. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Why won't Santiago come? Read full book review >
MARIA HAD A LITTLE LLAMA / MARÍA TENÍA UNA LLAMITA by Angela Dominguez
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"A fresh and enjoyable reimagining of a traditional children's rhyme. (Bilingual picture book. 3-7)"
Mary had a little lamb, and now María has a little llama in this bilingual presentation of a classic children's rhyme, set in rural Peru. Read full book review >
LET'S GO, HUGO! by Angela Dominguez
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2013

"A story that could have been pinned to the ground by didacticism instead soars. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Tone and artwork mix beautifully in this endearing tale about overcoming a debilitating fear. Read full book review >
CARMEN LEARNS ENGLISH by Judy Cox
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Muy bueno. (glossary) (Picture book. 4-8)"
An inventive teacher and a generous helping of internal strength takes Spanish-speaking Carmen over the language barrier when she starts school. Read full book review >
LET ME HELP!/¡QUIERO AYUDAR! by Alma Flor Ada
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"Domínguez's vigorous paint strokes in bold aquas, greens and blues that stand out against the dusty backdrop vibrantly complement this bilingually told story about the Latino fiesta. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Like a young child eager to help, Perico, the parrot, is excited about the upcoming Cinco de Mayo preparations and repeatedly cries, "Let me help! / ¡Quiero ayudar!"—a phrase learned from his family's youngest child, Martita. Read full book review >