D.H. Figueredo

Books by This Author

The Road to Santiago

Illustrated by: Pablo Torecilla
Age Level: 9-12

It's Christmas Eve as Alfredito and his parents head for the train station to visit their relatives in Santiago. But this year, the trains are not running because the government is fighting a war against the rebels, and Alfredito worries that they'll miss the family's traditional Christmas celebration. When Alfredito's father enlists the help of a farmer, the family embarks on a great adventure that the young boy will never forget. Brighly-colored illustrations depict scenes and styles from 1950s-era Cuba.

What Can Fly?

Age Level: 0-3
Language: Spanish

A bird can fly. A plane can fly. What else can fly? Spanish version also available.

When This World Was New

Illustrated by: Enrique Sanchez

Danilito is excited about coming to America, but he is also scared — it is so different and cold, and he doesn't speak any English. Then he experiences his first snowfall. After feeling the snowflakes on his cheek and leaving footprints in the snow, he begins to feel a little more confident in this new country. Warm illustrations bring an immigrant family's journey, and their first snowfall, to life. Spanish version available.