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Meet Author Judith Robbins Rose

The Blue Bunny is pleased to offer a last minute meet and greet with author Judith Robbins Rose, whose debut middle-grade book LOOK BOTH WAYS IN THE BARRIO BLANCO explores the complex challenges of being a kid with undocumented immigrant parents. With rave reviews and multiple awards, this timely book is a strong addition in the growing canon of diverse literature for kids! Join us for an enlightening conversation and signing from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday January 7th at The Blue Bunny Bookstore.

"Rose’s strong debut explores the challenging lives of undocumented Mexican immigrants....A moving portrayal of a girl’s effort to embrace both her Mexican roots and the possibilities of American life, as well as an affecting look at an important contemporary issue.” — Publisher’s Weekly

"This smart debut is a poignant exploration of cultural variations and family ties through the eyes of a lovable and funny narrator. Timely in its look at the plight of undocumented immigrants and their American-born children, it is a story of empowerment against the shadows of life in the barrio. " -- Booklist