Sara Palacios was the recipient of the 2012 Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Award for her work on Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match. A native of Mexico, Sara graduated from the National Institute of Fine Arts in Mexico City and went on to earn BFA and MFA degrees in illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She illustrates for companies in both the United States and Mexico.
Mitali Perkins; illustrated by Sara Palacios
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
From award-winning author Mitali Perkins comes her timely debut picture book about love overcoming the border fences between Mexico and the United States.