Author(s): Vanessa Diffenbaugh
A New York Times Bestselling AuthorFor fourteen years, Letty Espinosa has worked three jobs around San Francisco to make ends meet while her mother raised her children -- Alex, now fifteen, and Luna, six -- in their tiny apartment. Now her parents are returning to Mexico, and Letty must step up and become a mother. But Luna desperately misses her grandparents and Alex, who is falling in love with a classmate, is unwilling to give his mother a chance. So Letty comes up with a plan . . .
Vanessa Diffenbaugh was born and raised in California. She has degrees in Creative Writing and Art Education from Stanford University. She is an activist and has worked in non-profits with "at risk" youth, including homeless and foster youth. She and her husband have three children, Graciela, Miles, and Tre'von and live in Cambridge, Massachusetts.