Jessica Echeverria

Jessica Echeverria is an editor at Lee & Low Books, an independent children’s book publisher focusing on diversity. Over the past seven years, she has worked on a variety of different formats including early readers, bilingual books, middle grade fiction, and picture books to name a few. Some of her recent publications include the 2015 Asian/Pacific American Award Picture Book-winner Juna’s Jar by Jane Bahk, the Charlotte Zolotow Award-Highly Commendable Title The Hula-Hoopin’ Queen by Thelma Lynn Godin, and the Social Justice Literature Award-winner Twenty-two Cents: Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank by Paula Yoo.