Personal Born in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico; immigrated to United States at age six; married Jim McCall; chil¬ dren: James, Steven, Jason. Education: Sul Ross State University, B.A. (theatre arts and English). Hobbies and other interests: Nature. Addresses Home—Somerset, TX. E-mail—ggwritespoetry@aol. com. Career Author and teacher. Awards, Honors Pura Belpré Author Medal, William C. Morris Debut Award finalist, American Library Association, and Ame¬ lia Elizabeth Walden Award finalist, National Council of Teachers of English, all 2012, all for Under the Mes¬ quite. Writings Under the Mesquite, Lee & Low Books (New York, NY), 2011. Summer of the Mariposas, Tu Books (New York, NY), 2012. Contributor of stories and poems to periodicals, includ¬ ing 1097 Magazine, Bilingual Review, Cause & Effect, Essense, Falling Star, Orbis, Penwood Review, Prague Review, Red Wheelbarrow, and Shantyhouse Anomaly. Biographical and Critical Sources PERIODICALS Booklist, October 1, 2011, Cindy Dobrez, review of Under the Mesquite; November 15, 2012, Hazel Rochman, review of Summer of the Mariposa, p. 51. Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, January, 2012, Hope Morrison, review of Under the Mesquite, p. 267. Kirkus Reviews, August 15, 2011, review of Under the Mesquite; August 15, 2012, review of Summer of the Mariposas. School Library Journal, October, 2011, Jill Heritage Maza, review of Under the Mesquite, p. 142; November, 2012, Nancy Menaldi-Scanlan, review of Summer of the Mariposas, p. 111. Voice of Youth Advocates, October, 2011, Amanda Fensch, review of Under the Mesquite, p. 388; December, 2012, Dianna Geers, review of Summer of the Mari¬ posas, p. 489. ONLINE Guadalupe Garcia McCall Home Page, http://guadalupe garciamccall.com (January 1, 2013).*