Tucson Festival of Books

Cynthia Harmony (she/her/hers)


Cynthia Harmony is an author and educational psychologist originally from Mexico City. She has published for the educational market and was awarded the 2020 WNDB Mentorship. Her debut picture book "Mi Ciudad Sings" and Spanish edition "Mi Ciudad Canta" is a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection. Her board book "Our World: Mexico," published by Barefoot Books, releases April 2023. And her upcoming picture book "A Flicker of Hope" will be released simultaneously in English and Spanish by Viking PRH in 2024.

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Communities: Arizona Author, Tucsonan, Hispanic or Latinx


Scheduled events:
Writing a Picturebook: It's Not Easy
Authors of picture books share their experiences and identify the issues and strategies involved in writing the text for a picture book. Although picture books have a small number of words, writing brief but effective text can be difficult.

Education Room 333 (Seats 44, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tami Charles, Cynthia Harmony, David LaRochelle, Michelle Nott
Moderator: Judi Moreillon
Art Workshop: Kindness Keeps Us Singing (Ages 5-12)
Smiling, helping, playing...You're awesome! What’s your favorite action or phrase to show kindness and make someone’s heart sing? Inspired by the kindness shown by the community in the picture book "Mi Ciudad Sings," join author Cynthia Harmony to create your own paper flower and show your favorite ways to be kind.

Education Room 349 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Cynthia Harmony
Cynthia Harmony Shares My Ciudad Sings/Mi ciudad canta
Enjoy a story read aloud by an author as Cynthia Harmony shares her new book, "My Ciudad Sings/Mi ciudad canta."

Story Blanket Tent (Seats 12)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens

Panelist: Cynthia Harmony
Moderator: Alisa Kaiser

Books:
Mi Ciudad Sings
Children / Teens
Penguin
January 2022
ISBN 9780593226841
32 pages

Mi Ciudad Canta
Children / Teens
Penguin
January 2022
ISBN 9780593520055
32 pages