Emma Otheguy

Emma
Otheguy

Emma Otheguy is the author of the bilingual picture book Martí's Song for Freedom about Cuban poet and national hero José Martí, as well as her middle-grade novel Silver Meadows Summer, which Pura Belpré-winning author Ruth Behar called "a magnificent contribution to the diversity of the new American literature for young readers." Martí's Song for Freedom received five starred reviews, was named a Best Book of the Year by Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, and the New York Public Library, and was the recipient of the International Literacy Association's 2018 Children's and Young Adult Book Award in Intermediate Nonfiction. Emma's forthcoming projects include her contribution to Newbery Honor-winning author Adam Gidwitz's Unicorn Rescue Society middle grade fantasy series, to be released in spring 2020, as well as a picture book, A Sled for Gabo, due out in fall 2020. Emma lives in New York City. Visit her online at emmaotheguy.com.

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