Posts Categorized: Luis Paints the World

  • New Immigrant Stories – Newsletter from Terry

    New Immigrant Stories 2016. Kudos to the illustrators I’ve worked with on my 2016 picture books.  Ken Daley illustrated Joseph’s Big Ride. Kirkus wrote about the book, “A young refugee’s dream of riding a bicycle comes true at last when he arrives in America….A joyful, upbeat tale that takes a positive perspective on an immigrant…

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  • Immigrants, Kids, and Flan

    It was after this assembly program in Newport, New Hampshire that I needed to make flan. I had never made flan while I was writing LUIS PAINTS THE WORLD. In the story Luis’s mom makes flan the night before his older brother is deployed with his army unit. The story is set in a

  • Signing LUIS PAINTS THE WORLD at ALA

    I signed my new Carolrhoda Picture Book, LUIS PAINTS THE WORLD at the Lerner Booth at the  the American Library Association conference in Boston.  I met librarians and writers from all the places I’ve lived as I signed LUIS,   illustrated by Oliver Dominguez.  My favorite thing to do was meet people who asked me…

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  • Luis Paints the World – set in a city of murals

    Lawrence, Massachusetts is a city of murals.  A “Bread and Roses” mural is on the Lawrence Family Health Center building.  Students create murals in the alleyways.   Next year, Carolrhoda Books will publish my picture book  LUIS PAINTS THE WORLD set in this city. It’s a story of going away to war from the eyes of…

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