Guadalupe García McCall is the bestselling author of "Summer of the Mariposas" and won the Pura Belpré Award for her first novel, "Under the Mesquite." She was born in Mexico and moved to Texas as a young girl, keeping close ties with family on both sides of the border. She is a full-time author and abuelita and lives with her husband in South Texas. Her new book is "Echoes of Grace."
Awards: Pura Belpré Award, Tomas River Children's Book Award, William C. Morris Debut Award Finalist, Lee Bennett Hopkins Promising Poet Award
Communities: Hispanic or Latinx