About the BookOne amazing forever home for one amazing sixth grader.
Book SynopsisOne amazing forever home for one amazing sixth grader.My name is Gaby, and I'm looking for a home. Having the nicest clothes or cell phone isn't important, but I'd like to have a cat that I can talk to when I'm home alone. When Gaby Ramirez Howard starts volunteering at the local animal shelter, she takes special pride in writing adoption advertisements. Her flyers help the cats and dogs there find their forever homes: places where they'll be loved and cared for, no matter what. Gaby is in need of a forever home herself. Her mother has recently been deported to Honduras and Gaby doesn't know where to turn. Meanwhile, Gaby's favorite shelter cat, Feather, needs a new place to live. Gaby would love to adopt her -- but if Gaby doesn't have a place that feels like home to her, how can she help Feather?Gaby necesita un hogar estable. Su madre ha sido deportada a Honduras y Gaby se siente perdida. Mientras tanto, un gato del refugio de animales donde Gaby trabaja necesita ayuda. ¿Podrá Gaby adoptarlo?
Praise for Gaby, Lost and Found:
A timely, touching and nuanced portrayal of real-life challenges experienced by children in mixed-status families. --Kirkus
A timely and important story about immigration, deportation, and abandonment wrapped in a warm-hearted tale that will appeal to all. --Sonia Manzano, Emmy Award-winning actress who plays Maria on Sesame Street and Pura Belpre Honor Award winning author of The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano
A tender debut that is heartbreaking and heartwarming. --Diana Lopez, author of Confetti Girl
About the AuthorAngela Cervantes is a poet, storyteller, and animal lover. Her poetry and short stories have appeared in various publications, and she has written the novels Gaby, Lost and Found and Allie, First at Last. When Angela is not writing, she enjoys hanging out with her husband in Kansas and eating fish tacos every chance she gets. Keep up with Angela at angelacervantes.com.