All Books

Full list of Maya's Children's Books

Here’s a full list of Maya’s books for children organized by publisher and year.

Maya has also written several books for adults, an educator guide for her Claiming Face curriculum, and 4 books related to Peace & Beliefs all published through her independent press, Reflection Press.

Children’s Book Press, an imprint of Lee & Low Books, New York, NY

Barefoot Books, Cambridge, MA

  • 2001 “Fiesta Femenina” anthology of Mexican folktales about women, retold by Mary-Joan Gerson
    • American Folklore Society’s Aesop Prize 2001
    • Parent’s Choice Recommended List 2001
    • Booklist Editor’s Choice
    • Booklist Top Ten Children’s Books On Women’s History

Reflection Press, San Francisco, CA

Pearson Education, Inc., (Scott Foresman/Addison Wesley), Cambridge, MA

  • 1999 “Amigos Inseparables” by Nicholasa Mohr for Reading 2000

Rigby, (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Chicago, IL

  • 2001 “What Fine Gardeners”
  • 1998 “Face Toward the Sky”
  • 1996 “I Come From Two Lands”
  • 1996 “The Crying Mountain”