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What Do You Mean? It's My Book!


Illustrator Zeke Peña and author David Bowles discuss their experiences working with both small and large publishers to produce books for young people using their recent collaboration "They Call Me Güero: A Border Kid's Poems."


Panelists
David Bowles

A Mexican-American author from the Valley, David Bowles is an assistant professor at UTRGV. Recipient of awards from the American Library Association, Texas Institute of Letters and Texas Associated Press, he has written 14 books, including the Pura Belpré Honor Book "The Smoking Mirror," the critically acclaimed, "Feathered Serpent," "Dark Heart of Sky: Myths of Mexico" and "They Call Me Güero: A Border Kid's Poems....

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Zeke Pena

Zeke Peña is a cartoonist and illustrator from El Paso, Texas. His work remixes history and reclaims stories using satire and humor; resistencia one cartoon at a time. He received the 2018 Boston Globe Horn Book Award for a graphic biography he illustrated titled Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide....

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