Books by Guadalupe García McCall

ALL THE STARS DENIED by Guadalupe García McCall
Released: Sept. 15, 2018

"An incredibly relevant story, now more than ever. (author's note, further reading, glossary) (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
Estrella loves poetry and the natural world, but her days of lying in the fields and writing come to a halt when she is repatriated to Mexico. Read full book review >
EL VERANO DE LAS MARIPOSAS by Guadalupe García McCall
Released: March 27, 2018

"A Mexican-set Odyssey that falls flat. (Fantasy. 9-15)"
After finding the body of a drowned man in the Río Bravo (Rio Grande), five sisters set out on a danger-filled adventure that will take them from their border town in Texas to Mexico. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

" Pura Belpré winner McCall delivers an ambitious, sardonically relevant historical novel—a must-read, complex twist on a political Shakespearean tragedy. (cast of characters, author's note, further reading, sources, glossary) (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
In the early 1900s in Texas, the Mexican Revolution crosses the border, dividing the brown-skinned gente (people) from the white authority of the Texas Rangers. Read full book review >
SUMMER OF THE MARIPOSAS by Guadalupe García McCall
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"While this story is sometimes bogged down by moralizing and adventures that don't always seem to support the plot, originality and vibrancy shine through to make it a worthwhile read despite its flaws. (Fantasy. 9-14)"
In her first fantasy, Pura Belpré winner McCall (Under the Mesquite, 2011)tells the story of five sisters and their myriad adventures as they travel from their home in Texas to Mexico. Read full book review >
UNDER THE MESQUITE by Guadalupe García McCall
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

A resilient Mexican-American girl copes with familial obligation and loss in this free-verse novel. Read full book review >