Carlos Hernandez

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Carlos Hernandez is a professor of English, a game designer and enthusiast and a writer. His first solo collection of short stories (for grown-ups), called "The Assimilated Cuban's Guide to Quantum Santeria," came out in 2016. Most recently, Hernandez published "Sal and Gabi Break the Universe" with Disney Hyperion as part of the Rick Riordan Presents imprint, and he couldn't be more thrilled to be writing for middle-grade. Look for the sequel, "Sal and Gabi Fix the Universe," in spring of 2020.

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Sal and Gabi Fix the Universe
Children / Teens
Disney Hyperion
May 2020
ISBN 9781368022835
400 pages
$16.99, NYP
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Sal Vidon doesn't want to live a Mami-free life. Pulling different versions of his mother from other universes is how he copes with missing his own, who died years ago. More/less

Sal and Gaby Break the Universe

March 2019
ISBN 9781368022828
400 pages
$16.99, INSTORE
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How did a raw chicken get inside Yasmany's locker? When Sal Vidon meets Gabi Real for the first time, it isn't under the best of circumstances. More/less

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