Curveball (Hardcover)

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By Pablo Cartaya, Miguel Diaz Rivas (Illustrator)
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Description


Roller Girl meets Cardboard Kingdom in this original, contemporary graphic novel from award-winning author Pablo Cartaya and New York Times best-selling illustrator Miguel Díaz Rivas.

Baseball is Elena Rueda’s entire life: She may be the only girl on her team, but she’s the best player and everyone knows it. Except . . . Elena has stopped having fun, and it’s time to leave the sport behind.

The problem is, Elena has no idea who she is without a bat in her hand. Can a summer spent with her brother's quirky friends in an empty sandlot that offers a world of possibility show Elena who she is—and teach her to love to play again?

About the Author


Pablo Cartaya is an internationally acclaimed author, screenwriter, speaker, and educator. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, NBC, and on Oprah’s Booklist. Pablo has worked with Disney, Apple TV+, and Sesame Street on projects adapted from television series and movies. In 2021, he served as a judge for the National Book Award in Young People's Literature and has taught creative writing workshops and spoken at various universities and conferences throughout the world. He calls Miami home and Cuban American his cultura.

Miguel Díaz Rivas is a freelance illustrator from Cabra, Spain. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Media and Communications and studied illustration and animation at ESDIP in Madrid.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781368090094
ISBN-10: 1368090095
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Publication Date: May 7th, 2024
Pages: 192
Language: English