I generated this list after an author on Twitter asked for authors that wrote #KidLit in more than one language, she was looking specifically for authors that did not use a translator, but I am often asked for titles and authors that have books in both English and Spanish, so I melded those two requests into one.

I have access to Latinx  authors and their works more than any other bilingual group so I focused on those. Read carefully before you decide that I should have or should have not mentioned a particular author.  Also pay attention to the fact that this is a STARTER LIST AND by no means complete or exhaustive.  If you are certain that an author should be added please add a comment and I will update this list.

This is a “starter” list of #Latinx #KidLit Authors who have titles in both English and Spanish.  If they wrote and translated their books it is noted. If they use the services of a translator, it is also noted, and the names of translators used are added when information is available.

Esta es una lista “principiante” de autores #Latinx que escriben #KidLit (literatura para niños y jóvenes) que tienen títulos disponibles en inglés y español.  Si el autor o autora escribieron y tradujeron sus libros, se ha especificado. Si la autora o autor utilizaron los servicios de una traductora o traductor, también se ha especificado, y los nombres de los traductores o traductoras se han suministrado si la información estaba disponible.

ATTENTION: THE LIST ONLY NAMES LATINX AUTHORS WITH BOOKS IN BOTH SPANISH AND ENGLISH!

ATENCIÓN: ¡LA LISTA SOLO MENCIONA AUTORAS O AUTORES LATINX CON LIBROS EN ESPAÑOL E INGLÉS!

Author Author translates some or all of their work Author uses translators to translate some or all of their work
Alma Flor Ada
Angela Cervantes Eida de la Vega

Jorge Ignacio Domínguez

Angela Domínguez
Anika Aldamuy Denise Omayra Ortiz
Carmen Tafolla
Carolyn Dee Flores Carmen Tafolla
Emma Otheguy Adriana Domínguez

Agustina Sánchez Belén

F. Isabel Campoy
Fracisco Alarcón
Isabel Quintero Andrea Montejo

Juan Pablo Lombana

Jennifer Torres Danaé Sánchez

Alexis Romay 

Jorge Argueta Gabriela Baeza Ventura

Joe Hayes

Sharon Franco

Elisa Amado

Juana Martínez-Neal
Lulu Delacre
Margarita Engle Alexis Romay 

Teresa Mlawer

Matt de la Peña Teresa Mlawer

Martha Macías

Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford

Meg Medina Teresa Mlawer
Monica Brown Adriana Domínguez

Isabel C. Mendoza

F. Isabel Campoy

Fernando Gayesky

Joaquín Badajoz

Pat Mora
Rene Colato Laínez
Sandra Cisneros Elena Poniatowska

Liliana Valenzuela

Sonia Sotomayor Eva Ibarzábal
Xavier Garza
Yamile Said Mendez 
Yuyi Morales Teresa Mlawer

Information Obtained From: The New York Public Library Catalog by viewing “FULL RECORD” of authors’ books and searching for “ADDED AUTHOR” that included “Translator”.  https://catalog.nypl.org/

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