Jamie Ofelia

About the Author

Jamie Ofelia is a biracial Latina woman who writes fiction and nonfiction stories for Latine kids so they can see themselves reflected as heroes in mainstream children's literature. She holds her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy and is currently a stay-at-home mom living in Dallas, where she spends her days reading diverse picture books with her son. Miguel Must Fight! is her picture book debut. She invites you to visit her at JamieOfelia.com or follow her on Twitter @JamieOfelia.

Sara Palacios is the Pura Belpré Award–winning artist of Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match Marisol McDonald no combina by Monica Brown, and the illustrator of many books for children including Américas Award winner Between Us and Abuela by Mitali Perkins, Lola Out Loud by Jennifer Torres, and A Way with Wild Things by Larissa Theule. Sara graduated with a degree in graphic design and went on to earn BFA and MFA degrees in illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. A native of Mexico, Sara now lives in San Francisco.

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