Look Both Ways in the Barrio Blanco
Her world falls apart, after the lonely, but gifted 12-year-old daughter of undocumented immigrants is paired in a mentoring program with a pushy, fading TV news personality. This debut is recommended for ages 9-13.
“I found myself laughing at some moments and at other moments longing to reach through the pages and hold Jacinta tight....I highly recommend it as a classroom read or read-aloud at home.” — PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY, Galley Talk, Jennifer Wills Geraedts
LOOK BOTH WAYS IN THE BARRIO BLANCO received a second-place for Best New Author from the 2016 International Latino Book Awards.
About Judith Robbins Rose (Denver, Colorado Author)
In addition to being an award-winning novelist, Judy’s the former Executive Director of the Colorado Dramatists and a past member of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Playwrights’ Forum.
She's taught seminars on playwriting and marketing for playwrights, and served as a dramaturge for new theatrical works. Most recently she wrote and directed an Art-In-The-Park touring comedy, featuring middle grade students and funded by a grant from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District in metro Denver.
Judy lives in the Denver metro area where she volunteers as a fundraiser to develop facilities for low income communities and teacher of writing for various non-profits. She offers free school visits, with special consideration given to Title 1 schools.