Books by Shawn Costello

ESTAS MANOS / THESE HANDS by Samuel Caraballo
Released: Oct. 31, 2014

"In the end, the book unfortunately has the feel of a series of sentimental greeting cards. (Bilingual picture book. 6-10)"
Caraballo's bilingual tribute to family is couched in Caribbean and Central and South American symbolism associated with trees and flowers in Puerto Rico. Read full book review >
A BUS OF OUR OWN by Freddi Williams Evans
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Though couched in a picture-book format, several pages of heavy text make it more suitable to the younger fiction collection. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Sacrificing and working together, Mable Jean's African-American sharecropping community repairs a broken-down bus in order to transport her and the other children to school. Read full book review >