Books by José M. Hernández

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 31, 2019

"Despite weaknesses, this account of triumph over adversity may successfully ignite the same drive in other kids. (glossary, diagrams, photos) (Memoir. 10-16)"
Hernández's amazing journey from toiling in a field of cucumbers to floating among a field of stars is a powerful tale of perseverance. Read full book review >
THE BOY WHO TOUCHED THE STARS / EL NIÑO QUE ALCANZÓ LAS ESTRELLAS by José M. Hernández
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2019

"This outstanding bilingual autobiography encapsulates the life-changing power of having a goal and the will to achieve it. (Bilingual picture book/biography. 7-12)"
Working the fields of California's Central Valley by day and staring up at the stars by night, young José M. Hernández had an impossible dream: to become an astronaut. Read full book review >