Silvia López

About the Author

Silvia López is a first-generation Cuban American. She holds a bachelor’s in English, a specialist’s degree in educational technology, and a master’s in library science. For over three decades, she served as a children’s librarian in Miami, Florida. Silvia is the author of fifteen books for children, including two Florida Book Award winners: Just Right Family: An Adoption Story and Queen of Tejano Music: Selena, which is also a Junior Library Guild selection. She invites you to visit her online at

Olivia Sua is a mixed-race Colombian American illustrator who creates elaborate works from painted cut paper. She graduated from Pacific Northwest College of Art with a BFA in illustration. When she’s not illustrating, Olivia likes to host a community group for women, hike the Oregon Coast, and go to parks to have picnics. She invites you to visit her online at

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