Books by L. King Pérez

REMEMBER AS YOU PASS ME BY by L. King Pérez
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Sure to provoke many on both sides of the political spectrum, this is an honest, heartfelt and truthful depiction of a small Southern town during the '60s. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A time of turbulent change in the United States is echoed in the relationship between best friends Silvy and Mabelee. Read full book review >
FIRST DAY IN GRAPES by L. King Pérez
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Although a bit didactic and perhaps a bit overly optimistic, Chico's success story is cheering, and will be useful in introducing some of the issues facing migrant kids. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Chico, the son of migrant workers, faces many first days in new schools, and today is his first day in third grade as well as his family's first day "in grapes." Read full book review >