My name is Mary Louise Sanchez, a Hispanic/Latinx children’s author.

Reading, learning, and creativity are in my DNA.  When you pair them with my passion for family history, the results are stories about my gente geared towards youth.

Get your copy of The Wind Called My Name, my debut novel, today!

2012   SCBWI Inaugural On-the-Verge Emerging Voice Award 

2016   Lee & Low New Visions Award

2019   finalist WILLA Award from Women Writing the West 

Junior Library Guild