New Release Books by Angela Dominguez

Angela Dominguez is the author of I Love You, Baby Burrito (2023), Stella Díaz Leaps to the Future (2023), Stella Díaz to the Rescue (2022), Sing, Don't Cry (2023) and other 13 books.

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I Love You, Baby Burrito

release date: Jun 06, 2023
I Love You, Baby Burrito
From bestselling artist Angela Dominguez, I Love You, Baby Burrito is an essential new-baby board book that uses simple Spanish to tell a newborn how much they''re loved. One of the first things parents do when a new baby arrives is gently swaddle their newborn to keep them warm and cozy, like "a baby burrito." Inspired by that phrase, I Love You, Baby Burrito depicts the love and care that goes into the act of wrapping a little one up: tucking in each piernita, each bracito, everything except the baby''s sweet carita. With gentle text, simple Spanish words, and adorable illustrations, this new baby board book is delectable and lasting, a perfect gift for every new addition to the family.

Stella Díaz Leaps to the Future

release date: Mar 21, 2023
Stella Díaz Leaps to the Future
From award-winning author Angela Dominguez, the fifth and final novel about Stella Díaz, a Mexican-American girl who is now ready to be at top of her school—fifth grade! Stella is getting ready for her next big step. This year, she''s a fifth grader, which means she''s not only one of the big kids in her elementary school, but she''ll also have to start thinking about middle school. GULP! Luckily, Stella can count on her best friends Jenny and Stanley at her side. But when she has a chance to apply for an art and science program at a magnet school, Stella realizes that her future might hold a lot of big changes. Thinking about going to a different school than her closest friends, seeing her big brother Nick receiving mail from colleges far away, and then being forced to work on a project with her former bully... Suddenly, growing up isn’t quite as fun as Stella first thought. Is Stella ready for what''s next?

Stella Díaz to the Rescue

release date: Mar 29, 2022
Stella Díaz to the Rescue
In Stella Díaz to the Rescue, the latest in this beloved series from award-winning author Angela Dominguez, Stella learns that sometimes the best way to help others is just to be there for them when times get tough. It’s a new calendar year, and Stella is determined to make it her best one yet. Not only are Stella and her family finally becoming U.S. citizens, but the Sea Musketeers are also presenting their plastics pledge to the school council. With her trusty schedule in hand, Stella is ready for anything! But after life takes unexpected turns, Stella will have to fight to keep her perfect year on track. Not to worry, because Stella Diaz is to the rescue! Right?

Sing, Don't Cry

release date: Apr 04, 2023
Sing, Don't Cry
Once a year, Abuelo comes from Mexico to visit his family. He brings his guitar, his music—and his memories. In this story inspired by the life of Apolinar Navarrete Diaz—author Angela Dominguez’s grandfather and a successful mariachi musician—Abuelo and his grandchildren sing through the bad times and the good. Lifting their voices and their spirits, they realize that true happiness comes from singing together.

Stella Díaz Dreams Big

release date: Jan 12, 2021
Stella Díaz Dreams Big
In Stella Díaz Dreams Big, by award-winning author and illustrator Angela Dominguez, how will Stella fare when the waters get rough? Stella is happy as a clam in fourth grade. She''s the president of the Sea Musketeers conservation club, she starts taking swim lessons, and she joins a new art club at school. But as her schedule fills up, school gets harder, too. Suddenly the tides have turned, and she is way too busy! Stella will be in an ocean of trouble if she can''t keep her head above water. But with her trusty Sea Musketeers by her side, she hops to make her big dreams come true! Based on the author''s experiences growing up Mexican-American, this infectiously charming character comes to life through relatable storytelling including simple Spanish vocabulary and adorable black-and-white art.

Me Gusta

release date: Sep 06, 2022
Me Gusta
A stunning bilingual picture book that celebrates Latinx families by highlighting moments of connection and delight and feelings of safety and home, even through challenges and difficult times. Me gusta your smile, tu sonrisa, and your hugs, tus abrazos. Me gusta when we explore this spectacular world, el mundo, and gaze at all the stars, las estrellas. But most of all, me gusta that no matter where we are, I feel at home, en casa, when I’m with you. In the affirmative and encouraging Me Gusta, acclaimed author and illustrator Angela Dominguez combines Spanish and English in a poetic and touching story of family, reminding us that through the adventures and the heartbreak, love conquers all and transcends language.

Stella Diaz Dreams Big

release date: Mar 22, 2022
Stella Diaz Dreams Big
Stella has started fourth grade and things are going swimmingly! She joins a new art club and begins taking swim classes. And her conservation club is still hard at work saving the oceans. Suddenly, Stella is way too busy for everything on her schedu

Stella Díaz Never Gives Up

release date: Jan 14, 2020
Stella Díaz Never Gives Up
From award-winning author Angela Dominguez comes the novel Stella Diaz Never Gives Up, a story about a shy Mexican-American girl who becomes an environmental activist and makes a difference in her community. Stella gets a big surprise when her mom plans a trip to visit their family in Mexico! Stella loves marine animals, and she can''t wait to see the ocean for the first time . . . until she arrives and learns that the sea and its life forms are in danger due to pollution. Stella wants to save the ocean, but she knows she can''t do it alone. It''s going to take a lot of work and help from old and new friends to make a difference, but Stella Díaz never gives up! This is the second middle-grade novel from award-winning picture book author and illustrator Angela Dominguez. Based on the author''s experiences growing up Mexican-American, this infectiously charming character comes to life through relatable story-telling including simple Spanish vocabulary and adorable black-and-white art throughout. A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2020 for Younger Readers

Cómo Estás

release date: Mar 13, 2018
Cómo Estás
When two giraffe friends find a baby ostrich, they have some questions. Is baby ostrich hungry? Shy? Tired? Ostrich says no So how does she feel? Friendship awaits in this book about feelings, expressed both in English and in Spanish.

Stella Díaz Has Something to Say

release date: Jan 16, 2018
Stella Díaz Has Something to Say
In her first middle-grade novel, award-winning picture book author and illustrator Angela Dominguez tells a heartwarming story based on her own experiences growing up Mexican-American. Stella Díaz loves marine animals, especially her betta fish, Pancho. But Stella Díaz is not a betta fish. Betta fish like to be alone, while Stella loves spending time with her mom and brother and her best friend Jenny. Trouble is, Jenny is in another class this year, and Stella feels very lonely. When a new boy arrives in Stella''s class, she really wants to be his friend, but sometimes Stella accidentally speaks Spanish instead of English and pronounces words wrong, which makes her turn roja. Plus, she has to speak in front of her whole class for a big presentation at school! But she better get over her fears soon, because Stella Díaz has something to say! Stella Díaz Has Something to Say introduces an infectiously charming new character with relatable writing and adorable black-and-white art throughout. Simple Spanish vocabulary is also integrated within the text, providing a bilingual element. 2019 Sid Fleischman Award winner A 2019 Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Notable Children''s Book A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids 2018 Top 10 Showstopper Favorite One of Chicago Public Library''s "Best of the Best Books 2018"

Cómo Se Dice?

release date: Nov 08, 2016
Cómo Se Dice?
"The story of two giraffes--one English-speaking and one Spanish-speaking--that overcome the language barrier to forge a friendship"--

Stella Diaz Never Gives Up

release date: Jan 12, 2021
Stella Diaz Never Gives Up
Stella gets a big surprise when her mom plans a trip to visit their family in Mexico! Stella loves marine animals, and she can''t wait to see the ocean for the first time . . . until she arrives and learns that the sea and its life forms are in danger

Knit Together

release date: Feb 24, 2015
Knit Together
New from an award-winning illustrator comes a sweet story of mothers and daughters, drawing and knitting, and learning to embrace your talents—just right for Mother''s Day. Drawing is fun, but knitting is better—because you can wear it! Knitting isn’t easy, though, and can be a little frustrating. Maybe the best thing to do is combine talents. A trip to the beach offers plenty of inspiration. Soon mom and daughter are collaborating on a piece of art they can share together: a special drawing made into a knitted beach blanket. For every mom and daughter, this is an arts-and-crafts ode creative passion and working together.

Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita

release date: Aug 20, 2013
Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita
In this bilingual version of the classic rhyme, set in Peru, Maria takes her llama to school one day.

Let's Go, Hugo!

release date: Mar 07, 2013
Let's Go, Hugo!
Hugo is a dapper little bird who adores the Eiffel Tower -- or at least his view of it from down here. Hugo, you see, has never left the ground. So when he meets another bird, the determined Lulu, who invites him to fly with her to the top of the tower, Hugo stalls, persuading Lulu to see, on foot, every inch of the park in which he lives instead. Will a nighttime flying lesson from Bernard the Owl, some sweet and sensible encouragement from Lulu, and some extra pluck from Hugo himself finally give this bird the courage he needs to spread his wings and fly?

Santiago Stays

release date: Sep 03, 2013
Santiago Stays
"Santiago stays. He does not budge when offered a walk. He does not want to move at all. But all ends well"--

Stella Díaz tiene algo que decir

Stella Díaz tiene algo que decir
Stella Diaz loves marine animals, especially her betta fish, Pancho. But Stella Diaz is not a betta fish. Betta fish like to be alone, while Stella loves spending time with her mom and brother and her best friend Jenny. Trouble is, Jenny is in another class this year, and Stella feels very lonely. When a new boy arrives in Stella''s class, she really wants to be his friend, but sometimes Stella accidentally speaks Spanish instead of English and pronounces words wrong, which makes her turn roja. Plus, she has to speak in front of her whole class for a big presentation at school! But she better get over her fears soon, because Stella Díaz has something to say! Stella Díaz Has Something to Say introduces an infectiously charming new character with relatable writing and adorable black-and-white art throughout.
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