Books by Jennifer Torres

THE FRESH NEW FACE OF GRISELDA by Jennifer Torres
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 29, 2019

"An enjoyable story about the ingenuity and bonds that help a family withstand tough times. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Can winning a cosmetics contest help make the difference for the struggling Zaragoza family? Read full book review >
FLOR AND MIRANDA STEAL THE SHOW by Jennifer Torres
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 12, 2018

"Feelings of summer fun and smells of funnel cake will follow readers home from this engaging story of family and friendship. (Fiction. 8-12)"
The bright lights and screaming laughter of the carnival midway are not all they are cracked up to be for two young women hoping to help support their families on the fair circuit. Read full book review >
STEF SOTO, TACO QUEEN by Jennifer Torres
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"Once readers get past the drama, they'll cheer for Stef Soto, her family, and Tía Perla. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Debut novelist Torres delivers a light, touching novel about a seventh-grader, her first-generation family's food truck, and her tribulations at school. Read full book review >
FINDING THE MUSIC by Jennifer Torres
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2015

"An uplifting celebration of family, community, and culture. (author's note) (Bilingual picture book. 6-9) "
Reyna's abuelito was a mariachi musician, and today his prized vihuela, a small, high-pitched guitar, hangs in her family's restaurant. Read full book review >