Books by Gabhor Utomo

SPIES by Kyandreia Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2019

"For fans of Choose Your Own Adventure books, this historical drama is worth having on the shelf. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
Readers get a taste of life as a black spy helping the colonists fight the British in 1780s Virginia. Read full book review >
THE TOOTH COLLECTOR FAIRIES by Denise  Ditto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2018

"An entertaining tale despite Decay Valley's guilt trip."
In this second children's chapter book in a series, a tooth fairy gets help from friends after she's banished to Decay Valley for collecting an inadequately brushed tooth. Read full book review >
MAYANITO'S NEW FRIENDS / LOS NUEVOS AMIGOS DE MAYANITO by Tato Laviera
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 31, 2017

"A good way to segue into a discussion on the haphazard nature of readers' own dreams. (Bilingual picture book. 5-8)"
In this bilingual story a Mayan boy goes on a fantastical adventure—or is it a dream? Read full book review >
THE TOOTH COLLECTOR FAIRIES  by Denise  Ditto
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"An entertaining behind-the-scenes look at tooth fairies."
In this debut chapter book, a tooth fairy intends to be the best collector ever. Read full book review >
LUPITA'S FIRST DANCE / EL PRIMER BAILE DE LUPITA by Lupe Ruiz-Flores
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 30, 2013

"This straightforward presentation of Mexican-American culture and dance as celebrated by children has understated appeal. (Bilingual picture book. 5-8)"
First-grader Lupita faces a tough decision in this bilingual story set in the American Southwest when she is suddenly left without a dancing partner for her school celebration of Children's Day/el Día del Niño. Read full book review >