Juana Martinez-Neal, Keystone School

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Juana Martinez-Neal is the Peruvian-born daughter and granddaughter of painters. Her debut as an author-illustrator, Alma and How She Got Her Name, was awarded a Caldecott Honor and was published in Spanish as Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre. She also illustrated La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya, for which she won a Pura Belpré Illustrator Award, Babymoon by Hayley Barrett, Swashby and the Sea by Beth Ferry, and Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard, which won a Robert F. Sibert Medal. Juana Martinez-Neal lives in Connecticut with her family. Visit her online at www.juanamartinezneal.com.

 

 

 

Zonia's Rain Forest By Juana Martinez-Neal, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536208450
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Published: Candlewick - March 30th, 2021

A heartfelt, visually stunning picture book from Caldecott Honor and Robert F. Sibert Medal winner Juana Martinez-Neal illuminates a young girl’s day of play and adventure in the lush rain forest of Peru.


La selva de Zonia By Juana Martinez-Neal, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536213362
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Published: Candlewick - March 30th, 2021

A heartfelt, visually stunning picture book from Caldecott Honor and Robert F. Sibert Medal winner Juana Martinez-Neal illuminates a young girl’s day of play and adventure in the lush rain forest of Peru.


Alma and How She Got Her Name By Juana Martinez-Neal, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763693558
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2018

A 2019 Caldecott Honor Book

“A beautifully illustrated, tender story to be shared with all children, sure to evoke conversations about their names.” —School Library Journal (starred review)


Alma and How She Got Her Name By Juana Martinez-Neal, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536220438
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 5th, 2023

“A beautifully illustrated, tender story to be shared with all children, sure to evoke conversations about their names.” —School Library Journal (starred review)


Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre By Juana Martinez-Neal, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763693589
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Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2018

¿Cómo terminó Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela con un nombre tan largo? Mientras Papi le cuenta la historia de cada uno de sus nombres, Alma comienza a sentir cómo cabe perfectamente en ellos.


Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre By Juana Martinez-Neal, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536220421
Availability: Backordered
Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2022

¿Cómo terminó Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela con un nombre tan largo? Mientras Papi le cuenta la historia de cada uno de sus nombres, Alma comienza a sentir cómo cabe perfectamente en ellos.


I Don't Care By Julie Fogliano, Molly Idle (Illustrator), Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Fogliano, Molly Idle (Illustrator), Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443451
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Published: Neal Porter Books - November 22nd, 2022

Two Caldecott honorees—and real-life best friends— team up to illustrate a story of friendship from bestselling author Julie Fogliano.


A Perfect Fit: How Lena “Lane” Bryant Changed the Shape of Fashion By Mara Rockliff, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358125433
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Published: Clarion Books - April 12th, 2022

Discover how the Lane Bryant clothing brand changed the way we buy clothes forever by celebrating bodies of all shapes and sizes in this inclusive picture book biography of a Lithuanian immigrant with a brilliant eye for fashion and business.


Tomatoes for Neela By Padma Lakshmi, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593202708
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 2021

Padma Lakshmi, bestselling author and host of Bravo's Top Chef and Hulu's Taste the Nation, and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal team up in this celebration of food and family.
 


Swashby and the Sea By Beth Ferry, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780544707375
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Published: Clarion Books - May 5th, 2020

★ "An exceptionally satisfying picture book." —Booklist (starred review)


Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story By Kevin Noble Maillard, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626727465
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019

Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner

“A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff.” —The New York Times Book Review


Babymoon By Hayley Barrett, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763688523
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Published: Candlewick - March 14th, 2019

In a perfect gift for new and expectant parents (and siblings), a gentle story pays tribute to the wonder and emotion of a family’s first quiet days with a newborn.

The house is hushed. The lights are low.
We’re basking in a newborn glow.


La Princesa and the Pea By Susan Middleton Elya, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399251566
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 5th, 2017

The Princess and the Pea gets a fresh twist in this charming retelling with Spanish sprinkled throughout, winner of the Pura Belpré Medal for Illustration.

El príncipe knows this girl is the one for him, but, as usual, his mother doesn’t agree.


La Madre Goose: Nursery Rhymes for los Niños By Susan Middleton Elya, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399251573
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - July 19th, 2016

Classic favorites get a modern Latino twist, with Spanish sprinkled throughout

The itsy arañita
climbed up the water spout.
Down came la lluvia
and washed la araña out.