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Welcome to my website! I am the author of six bilingual picture storybooks. My books, published by Arte Publico Press, are on the Accelerated Reader List.
Visit my
blog for news and updates. To order from Amazon, click on picture below. For details and book reviews, go to SCBWI (Member Bookstore).

Exciting news. My latest (2013) bilingual picture book, Lupita’s First Dance/El Primer Baile de Lupita, illustrated by Gabhor Utomo, is on the 2014-2015 Tejas Star Book Award Reading List. This award is sponsored by the Texas Library Association (TLA).

Represented by Agent Mira Reisberg of Hummingbird Literary Agency.


March 20-21, 2014 – Reading Rock Stars – Rio Grande Valley (Not open to the public)
April 5 – San Antonio Book Festival (Open to the public)
April 9-11 – Texas Library Association Conference – San Antonio, Texas
April 24-25 – El Dia de Los Niños – "Dale! Dale! Dance & Sing-a-Long for Dia," - Carnegie Neighborhood Library, Houston, Texas
April 30 - Alamo Reading Council (Not open to the public)




Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (
Society of Latino & Hispanic Writers (
Writers' League of Texas

2005 recipient of SCBWI Martha Weston Award
2011 recipient of SCBWI Amazon.com Work-in-Progress Grant

CONTACT for school visits or presentations:
lrflores@luperuiz-flores.com If you want to bypass the "app" message, paste the email address above directly into your email.

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