Virtual OBOB Event: Flor and Miranda Steal the Show
October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us for 13 FREE VIRTUAL events to chat with authors from the 2023-2024 OBOB list! RSVP through Eventbrite here.
Flor and Miranda Steal the Show
Enjoy carnival rides and deep fried pickles in this warm, funny middle-grade novel about family and friendship.
Miranda is the lead singer in her family’s musical band, Miranda y Los Reyes. Her family has worked hard performing at festivals and quinceañeras. Now, they have a shot at the main stage. How will Miranda make it a performance to remember?
Flor’s family runs the petting zoo at Mr. Barsetti’s carnival. When she accidentally overhears Mr. Barsetti and Miranda’s dad talk about cutting the zoo to accommodate Miranda y Los Reyes’s main stage salary, she knows she has to take action. Will she have the heart for sabotage once she and Miranda actually start to become friends?
Jennifer Torres works as a freelance journalist and leads an early literacy campaign on behalf of the University of the Pacific. She is the author of Flor and Miranda Steal the Show, Stef Soto, Taco Queen and Finding Music/En pos de la musica. She lives with her husband and two little girls in central California.