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Taking Hold: From Migrant Childhood to Columbia University Francisco Jimenez's work comes alive with telling details about the warmth and resiliency of his immigrant family and the quest for identity against seemingly impossible odds.
Ana María Rodríguez is the daughter of Spanish immigrants, was raised in Venezuela, and moved to the United States in 1987. After being a scientist for 20 years she decided to focus on writing about science, nature, and people. She has authored 20 books for children and adults and contributed over 80 magazine articles. Her accolades include the "Highlights for Children" History Feature of the Year Award, books in Science Books & Films' "Best Books Lists", and awards from the Society of School Librarians International. She lives in Houston, Texas.