View All Books by Maya Gonzalez​

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Written by Maya

practice inclusive pronouns alongside the ABCs
ages 3+
Reflection Press, 2019
co-author Matthew SG
clothed version more conducive to School environments
ages 7-10
Reflection Press, 2018
a nature-based, inclusive, body positive story of gender
ages 7-10
Reflection Press, 2017
includes extensive back material for how to talk about pronouns with kids
ages 3+
Reflection Press, 2017
co-author Matthew SG
Self-Care for Kids! a children's book to talk about current and historical oppression and bullying in the US
ages 7-10
Reflection Press, 2017
a gentle and imaginative story about becoming your fullest self;
pronoun free
ages 5-10
Children's Book Press, 2014
a gentle story of love and respect for nature
ages 5-9
Children's Book Press, 2009
a story about exploring the colors, beauty & reflection in the world
ages 5-8
Children's Book Press, 2007
together we can see a new peace...
(picture book format)
ages 7-11
Reflection Press, 2017
a queer reclamation of the classic Mexican ghost story, La Llorona, spanning from MesoAmerica 1500 to present day San Francisco
ages 13+
Reflection Press, 2017
a consistent 31 day practice with daily thoughts and affirmations

Reflection Press, 2015
uncovers a very real and personal experience of peace and how to create it
(book/journal)

Reflection Press, 2012
Self-Empowerment through Self-Portraiture.
a holistic and SEL curriculum using a vast and diverse sense of self-portraiture
Reflection Press, 2010

Coloring/Activity Books & Workbooks

shoulder to shoulder we lean into color...
29 empowering images to color...for all ages!
Reflection Press, 2017
31 day workbook -
practice making Peace a part of your daily routine
geared to adults but adaptable for other ages
Reflection Press, 2015
clothed version more conducive to school environments; also includes some additional activities
ages 3+
Reflection Press, 2011
one of the first books that talked with kids about transgender & intersex topics
ages 3+
Reflection Press, 2010

Anthologies

The Heart of It Anthology #3
Maya Gonzalez with 18 new & emerging diverse children's book artist/authors
ages 4-11
Reflection Press, 2018
The Heart of It Anthology #2
Maya Gonzalez with 29 new & emerging diverse children's book artist/authors
ages 4-11
Reflection Press, 2016
The Heart of It Anthology #1
Maya Gonzalez with 23 new & emerging diverse children's book artist/authors
ages 4-11
Reflection Press, 2015
15 fine artists portray, in words and pictures, the places and spaces most special to them
ages 7-12
Children's Book Press, 2007
14 outstanding and diverse artists honor the ancestors who most touched their lives
ages 8-11
Children's Book Press, 1999
14 diverse artists present stunning self-portraits and personal statements about themselves
ages 7-12
Children's Book Press, 1997

Illustrated by Maya

a reclamation of the Mexican serenata tradition, a young boy asks his father if there is a song for a boy who loves a boy
by Ernesto Martínez
ages 7-10
Reflection Press, 2018
bilingual collection of poems that takes us through the week day by day
by Francisco Alarcón
ages 4-10
Children's Book Press, 2017
the animals of the Iguazú speak for themselves in their own soaring, roaring, fluttering voices
by Francisco Alarcón
ages 7-10
Children's Book Press, 2008
explores universal themes of family, love, loss, and memory
by Amada Irma Pérez
ages 7-11
Children's Book Press, 2007
a child's tale of immigration from Mexico to the US
by Amada Irma Pérez
ages 7-10
Children's Book Press, 2002
a celebration of bilingual winter poems
by Francisco Alarcón
ages 7-12
Children's Book Press, 2001
8 Mexican folk heroines come to vibrant life
by Mary-Joan Gerson
ages 6-10
Barefoot Books, 2001 (revised ed. 2018)
about the strength of family and the importance of dreams
by Amada Irma Pérez
ages 7-10
Children's Book Press, 2000
a celebration of bilingual fall poems
by Francisco Alarcón
ages 7-12
Children's Book Press, 1999
a celebration of bilingual summer poems
by Francisco Alarcón
ages 7-12
Children's Book Press, 1998
a celebration of bilingual spring poems
by Francisco Alarcón
ages 7-12
Children's Book Press, 1997
reinterprets the famous Mexican legend of la Llorona
by Gloria Anzaldúa
ages 8-11
Children's Book Press, 1998