Pre-order!

LIA & LUÍS: WHO HAS MORE? (illustrated by Giovana Medeiros) is now available for pre-order! The twins will be officially out and about on October 13th, celebrating diversity, math, and the power of storytelling. The book is published by Charlesbridge in collaboration with the math experts at TERC, under a grant from the Heising-Simons Foundation.

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Ana Crespo is at her happiest when she is surrounded by nature. So, Ana spends her summers traveling around the United States, visiting National Parks, and exploring some of the most beautiful places in America. She usually returns from her trips full of ideas for new stories. Ana considers herself lucky for having a career that allows her to keep her imagination alive way beyond her childhood years. Originally from Brazil, Ana lives in the beautiful Rocky Mountain region with her husband and kids.

 

Books

THE SOCK THIEF: A SOCCER STORY

Illustrated by Nana Gonzalez

Brazilian boy, Felipe, doesn’t own a soccer ball. When it’s his turn to take one to school, he must use a lot of creativity (and a few socks) to solve his problem. Inspired by the childhood stories of the author's father, the book includes animals sounds and words in Portuguese.

MY EMOTIONS & ME SERIES

Illustrated by Erica Sirotich

 

JP uses his imagination and a cast of adorable make-believe characters to help young readers understand how to navigate their emotions in a fun and positive way. Perfect for ages 2-5, this series combines simple text and bright illustrations, and uses imaginative play to demonstrate problem-solving and self-soothing skills.

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Events

17 Oct 2020

Author Visit

11:00am

1107 Pearl St.

Boulder, CO 80302

STORY TIME/BOOK LAUNCH (Boulder)

Join Ana for story time at the Boulder Bookstore, in Boulder, CO, and celebrate with her the release of LIA & LUÍS: WHO HAS MORE?, a brand new book featuring diverse characters in a math-themed plot, perfect for kids 2 to 5 years old. 

24 Oct 2020

Author Visit

Time TBD

1545 South Pearl St.

Denver, CO 80210

STORY TIME/BOOK LAUNCH (Denver)

Join Ana for story time at the Second Star to the Right Bookstore, in Denver, CO, and celebrate with her the release of LIA & LUÍS: WHO HAS MORE?, a brand new book featuring diverse characters in a math-themed plot, perfect for kids 2 to 5 years old. 

22 Nov 2020

Panelist

9am - 10:15am

CO Convention Center

Denver, CO 80202

NCTE 2020 PANEL: MATH FOR ME

Join authors Grace Lin and Ana Crespo, editor Alyssa Mito Pusey, teacher Rebeka Eston Salemi, and children's librarian Julie Roach for a discussion on the importance of diverse stories as a tool for math equality, during the panel MATH FOR ME: EMPOWERING STUDENTS THROUGH DIVERSE MATH STORIES. 

(Open to NCTE 2020 ¡Confluencia! attendees only.)

School visits? Click here.

 

Contact

Whether you're a teacher looking for information about school visits, or a parent with comments about a book, or a reader with something to share, if you want to send me a message, here is the place to do it.

 

Can't wait to find out what you have to say!

 

©2015-2020 Ana Crespo | Ana Crespo is represented by Deborah Warren, from East West Literary Agency.