is an artist, author and progressive educator whose work focuses on the use of art and story as powerful tools of reclamation and transformation. She has illustrated over 20 award-winning children's books, several of which she also wrote. Her book My Colors, My World
won the Pura Belpré Award Honor and her most recent picture book, Call Me Tree
was listed in Kirkus' Best Picture Books of 2014 that Celebrate Diversity.