“The author beautifully depicts the loving intergenerational bond between Bisabuelo and his young great-grandkids and carefully explores the subtle and overt differences between third-generation American Allie and her new friend, Victor Garcia, who hopes to be the first person in his family to graduate from high school and college.”
---Kirkus Review (Starred review)
“Laced with Mexican-American language and culture, this realistic drama is filled with gentle humor, big lessons, and even bigger heart.”
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"This bighearted book tackles the controversial topic of illegal immigration in a thoughtful and personalized way."
---The Horn Book Magazine (Guide: Cultural Diversity in Middle-Grade Fiction)
"A timely and important story about immigration, deportation, and abandonment, wrapped in a warm-hearted tale that will appeal to all."
---Sonia Manzano, Emmy Award-winning actress and Pura Belpre Honor Award-winning author
“Gaby, Lost and Found is a warm slice of realistic fiction that will resonate with tween animal lovers. Gaby’s experiences subtly raise important questions about poverty, immigration, and animal rights, making this novel an excellent discussion starter.”
---Palatine Public Library, Illinois
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