Books for Kids

Order children’s and young adult books by Cynthia Leitich Smith. Her local bookstore is BookPeople in Austin.

Upcoming middle grade anthology! Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids, compiled by Cynthia Leitich Smith (Heartdrum, winter 2021). The collection includes short stories and poetry and is set during a two-day powwow.

Upcoming middle grade, graphic novel series! The Blue Stars by Kekla Magoon and Cynthia Leitich Smith, illustrated by Molly Murakami (Candlewick, fall 2022). The series stars two cousins, Riley Halfmoon and Maya Dawn, who embrace their different strengths to become a superhero duo in their school and in their community. Bookmark the official Blue Stars series website!