Margarita Engle received the 2018 Armin R. Schulz Literacy Award presented by the California Reading Association, for contribution and use of teaching literature that promotes social justice.
Read Margarita's newest interview on A Dog named Haku, A Holiday Story from Nepal, from Kitaabworld.
Margarita Engle named winner of the 2019 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature
Six of Margarita's books were selected as recipients of the 2018 International Latino Book Awards:
- The Flying Girl - First Prize in the Best Nonfiction Picture Book category
- Bravo! - First Prize in the Best Educational Picture book category
- All the Way to Havana - First Prize in the Most Inspiring Picture Book category
- Forest World - First Prize in the Most Inspiring Chapter Book category
- Aire Encantado - First Prize in the Best Young Adult Translation Award (translation by Alexis Romay)
- Miguel's Brave Knight - Second Prize in the Best Nonfiction Picture Book category
All the Way to Havana is included in the September issue of Parents Magazine.
Watch Margarita's appearance on The Van Show of The Austin Public Library, that was filmed during the Texas Library Association Conference this year.
Listen to Margarita's radio interview about Jazz Owls, for the Takeaway (WNYC).
Soaring Earth is Margarita's new book that will be published in February 26, 2019.
Forest World is the winner of the 2018 Green Earth Book Award for Children's Fiction.
Curriculum Guide for The Flying Girl is available for download in our Teachers Page
Coming soon in September: A Dog Named Haku, a Holiday Story From Nepal.
SLJ starred review for Jazz Owls
Miguel's Brave Knight, Forest World, and Bravo are selected for the 2018 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People list.
Kirkus starred review on The Flying Girl
Kirkus starred review on the translation of the book Miguel's Brave Knight, Miguel Y Su Valiente Caballero
Forest World is the 2018 Walter Honor, Younger Readers Category