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Love Is Love – My LGBTQ KidLit Book Donation Drive for the Orlando Youth Alliance

UPDATE AS OF JULY 18, 2016: Thank you to everyone who donated YA novels and children’s books, comic books, and DVDs featuring positive LGBTQIA+ characters and themes for the Orlando Youth Alliance. I received a beautiful letter from their president, Michael Slaymaker, thanking us. He wrote the following: “Roberto, a longtime member of the Orlando Youth Alliance,…
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Welcome to The Greenhouse!

Welcome to THE GREENHOUSE! I’m excited and honored to be working for the U.S. adaptation of the extremely popular and awesome youth TV series from Israel for Netflix! “The Greenhouse,” slated to be released in 2017 from Netflix, is set in an elite boarding school in Southern California, where students are divided into two rival…
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“CONFETTI KIDS” Early Reader Series Preview from Lee & Low Books

Hi! I’m excited to announce that my next book project will launch on February 15, 2016 from LEE & LOW BOOKS. I wrote the first two books of the new “Confetti Kids” early reader book series from Lee & Low’s new “Dive Into Reading” line. The books are illustrated by the wonderfully talented artist SHIRLEY NG-BENITEZ.…
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