MY TWO BORDER TOWNS and MIS DOS PUEBLOS FRONTERIZOS have finally been published!
Romper featured MY TWO BORDER TOWNS in a round-up of 44 Children’s Books Starring Latinx Characters That Your Kids Will Love!
The Austin American-Statesman included MY TWO BORDER TOWNS in a round-up of 9 new books for kids this fall, including exciting reads from Texas authors!
The New York Times Book Review will feature a review of MY TWO BORDER TOWNS in an upcoming issue!
My picks for Latinx Heritage Month were featured in a piece on TODAY.com!
I was featured in the September “Reading with…” feature in Shelf Awareness!
HipLatina called MY TWO BORDER TOWNS one of the 10 Best Latinx Children’s Books Out in 2021!
De Colores featured a wonderful review of MY TWO BORDER TOWNS, recommending it for all home, classroom, and library collections!
Seven Impossible Things will cover and feature some spreads from MY TWO BORDER TOWNS!
The Star Democrat will feature an interview with me!
Praise for MY TWO BORDER TOWNS
★ “Characters’ friendly greetings, the vibrant illustrations, and the thoughtful actions of this father and son come together to create a feeling of warmth and hope, while also bringing to the forefront the plight of so many like Élder and his family. An excellent addition to Spanish picture-book collections.”
—Booklist, starred review
★ “Bowles’ picture-book debut weaves weightier realities into a story of ordinary border town life, and does so with a gentle hand.”
—The Horn Book, starred review
★ “Meza (Balloons for Papa) pours artistry into mixed-media images of the towns, which mirror each other across the river… the father and son look forward—with warmth and care—to a ‘wonderful day,’ when passage between the border towns isn’t limited.”
—Publishers Weekly, starred review
★ “Beautiful, honest, complex.”
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
MY TWO BORDER TOWNS by David Bowles, illustrated by Erika Meza
HC: 9780593111048; AUDIO: 9780593399736; EBOOK: 9780593111055
MIS DOS PUEBLOS FRONTERIZOS by David Bowles, illustrated by Erika Meza
HC: 9780593325070; EBOOK: 9780593325087