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April 26-28, 2024

Word of South

Christina Diaz Gonzalez

Christina Diaz Gonzalez is the award-winning author of The Red Umbrella, A Thunderous Whisper, and Moving Target. Her new book, Return Fire, is the sequel to the high-stakes, action/adventure story Moving Target. Christina’s books have received numerous honors and recognitions including the American Library Association’s Best Fiction for Young Adults, the Florida Book Award, the Nebraska Book Award, a Notable Social Studies Book, the International Reading Association’s Teacher’s Choice Award, and the ALA Quick Pick for Young Adult Readers. Reviewers from publications such as Publisher’s WeeklyThe Miami HeraldSchool Library Journal and The Washington Post have called her novels engrossing, compelling and inspirational.