Lila Quintero Weaver was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but grew up in Alabama. She tells the story of her family’s immigration in Darkroom: A Memoir in Black & White (The University of Alabama Press, 2012). Cuarto oscuro: Recuerdos en blanco y negro is the Spanish edition. In July 2018, Candlewick Press will release Lila’s first children’s book, My Year in the Middle. Lila and her husband Paul have three grown children.
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Youth librarian Edith Campbell’s blog, CrazyQuiltEdi.
Reviews for My Year in the Middle
Latinxs in Kid Lit (my own book birthday post)
Reviews for Darkroom
Nerdy Book Club, a guest post on the children’s classic, The Hundred Dresses
The Memoir Project, a guest post on writing memoirs and how to recover details seemingly lost to memory
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