Jorge Argueta is the author of several children’s books. He is the winner of the Americas Award for Latin American Literature and the Independent Publishers Book Award for Multicultural Fiction for Juveniles, among many other awards. He is a San Francisco Library Poet Laureate. His work is featured in college textbooks and anthologies. His heartwarming bilingual English-Spanish stories are the favorites of Latin-American children, and of children and adults from all cultures. Named Poet Laureate, San Francisco Public Libraries Received the Americas Book Award for A Movie in my Pillow, presented at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC. This book also received the IPPY Award for Multicultural Fiction Juvenile/ Young Adults, and the Skipping Stones Honor Award for Multicultural and International Books. Received the National Parenting Publications, Gold Medal Award for Moony Luna. Talking to Mother Earth received the International Latino Book Award – for Best Bilingual Book. Also won The Americas Book Award, Bank Street Children’s Library Book of the Year and Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year. Talking to Mother Earth was also selected for the “Lion and Unicorn Honor Book for Excellence in North American Poetry”.