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Angela Dominguez

Angela Dominguez
Jeff Samaniego

Angela Dominguez was born in Mexico City, grew up in the great state of Texas, and now resides in Brooklyn. She is the author and illustrator of several books for children including Maria Had a Little Llama, which received the American Library Association Pura Belpré Illustration Honor. Recently, she received her second Pura Belpré Honor for her illustrations in Mango, Abuela, and Me written by Meg Medina. When Angela is not in her Brooklyn studio, she teaches at the Academy of Art University, which honored her with their Distinguished Alumni Award in 2013. She also enjoys presenting at different schools and libraries to all sorts of ages. Angela is a proud member of SCBWI, PEN America, and represented by Wernick and Pratt Literary Agency. As a child, she loved reading books and making a mess creating pictures. She's delighted to still be doing both.

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How Are You? / ¿Cómo estás?

How Are You? / ¿Cómo estás?

Angela Dominguez
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

When two giraffe friends find a baby ostrich, they have some questions. Is baby ostrich hungry? Shy? Tired? Ostrich says no! So how does she feel?

Friendship awaits in this book about...

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Stella Diaz Has Something to Say

Stella Diaz Has Something to Say

Angela Dominguez
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

A sweet middle-grade novel by award-winning illustrator Angela Dominguez about a shy Mexican-American girl who makes a new friend.

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Sing, Don't Cry
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Sing, Don't Cry

Angela Dominguez
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Once a year, Abuelo comes from Mexico to visit his family. He brings his guitar, his music—and his memories.

In this story inspired by the life of Apolinar Navarrete Diaz—author Angela...

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Available 08/22/2017

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How Do You Say? / ¿Cómo Se Dice?
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How Do You Say? / ¿Cómo Se Dice?

Angela Dominguez
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Hello! ¡Hola! Some people speak Spanish. Some people speak English. Although we may not speak the same language, some things, like friendship, are universal!

Follow two young giraffes...

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Marta! Big & Small
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Marta! Big & Small

Jennifer Arena; illustrated by Angela Dominguez
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

Marta, a curious, science-loving girl, explores the world of opposites and animals in this Spanish bilingual picture book.

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Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita
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Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita

Angela Dominguez; illustrations by Angela Dominguez
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Everyone knows about Mary and her little lamb. But do you know Maria?

With gorgeous, Peruvian-inspired illustrations and English and Spanish retellings, Angela Dominguez gives a fresh...

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Ava Tree and the Wishes Three
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Ava Tree and the Wishes Three

Jeanne Betancourt; Illustrated by Angela Dominguez
Feiwel & Friends
Feiwel & Friends

The morning of Ava Tree's eighth birthday begins the same as always . . . only different. Today, Ava makes wishes and they come true. It's A for Amazing!

First, she wishes that her pet...

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