Por un Ratito / Only For a Little While

HarperCollins/Balzar + Bray
Spring 2023

Only For a Little While, a bilingual picture book in which Maribel and her family must move in with her aunt and cousins, por un ratito—for a little while—and observe and appreciate all the differences that come with living in a new place. A heartwarming story about family and change–and how love is always the constant.

  • The 2023 Alma Flor Ada Best Latino Focused Children’s Picture Book Award: Silver Award
  • The 2023 Mariposa Award Best First Book – Children & Youth – English: Gold Award
  • The Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year in Spanish 2023