March 26, 2012: Contributor for NY Times piece called "The Power of Young Adult Fiction (read here).
March 19, 2012: The New York Times followed me into Tucson High School (where Mexican WhiteBoy was banned from the curriculum). Read the article here!
March 9, 2012: I reviewed two YA novels in the New York Times. (Read the article)
January 2012: I Will Save You makes ALA Best Books for Young Adults list (also ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers in 2011)
November 29, 2011: A Nation's Hope chosen as one of School Library Journal's Best Books of 2011
November 16, 2011: I Will Save You has been named to the 2012 - 2013 Texas TAYSHAS High School Reading List
November 3, 2011: New York Times has chosen A Nation's Hope as one of the Top Ten Best Illustrated 2011
September 20, 2011: My short story "Believing in Brooklyn" is featured on Boys Life.
September 20, 2011: "Believing in Brooklyn" is published in the new collection Guys Read: Thriller.
June 27, 2011: I Will Save You named as a finalist for the 2011 Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award.
January, 2011: A Nation's Hope released. Received four starred reviews.
January 5, 2010: To hear a podcast between Professor Jennifer Buehler and me go here.
January 21, 2010: We Were Here has been named both an ALA/YALSA Best Book for Young adults and an ALA/YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers.
April 23, 2010: To hear a podcast I did with Denver Public Library go here.
April 26, 2010: To hear an interview I did with KPBS in San Diego go here.
May 15, 2010: To hear an interview I did with some really thoughtful students from Pima County Library go here.
December 7, 2009: Mexican WhiteBoy one of seven nominations for the Arizona Grand Canyon Reader Award.
November 17, 2009: Article about recent school visit in San Mateo Daily Journal. Here.
Oct 22, 2009: We Were Here review from Library Lounge Lizard book reviewer. Here.
September 24, 2009: Guest blog on SLJ (Writers Against Racism). Here.
September 2, 2009: Guest blog on All the Blog's a Page. Here.
August 27, 2009: Podcast on Conversation Live. Here.August 2, 2009: We Were Here chosen as a Junior Library Selection.