Author(s): Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator)
What's in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from. As she hears the story, Alma Sofia Esperanza Jose Pura Candela starts to think her name might be a perfect fit after all--and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. Full color. 1/8.
Juana Martinez-Neal is the daughter and granddaughter of painters. She started her story in Lima, Peru, and then moved to the United States. Juana Martinez-Neal is still writing the story of her life, with the help of her husband and three children, in Arizona.