Contributor biographical information for My very own room / story by Amada Irma Perez ; illustrations by Maya Christina Gonzalez = Mi propio cuartito / escrito por Amada Irma Perez ; ilustrado por Maya Christina Gonzalez.

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Dr. Short is a division director at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) in Washington, D.C. She has worked as a teacher, trainer, researcher, and curriculum/materials developer. Her work at CAL has concentrated on the integration of language learning with content-area instruction. Through several national projects, she has conducted research and provided professional development and technical assistance to local and state education agencies across the United States. She directed the ESL Standards and Assessment Project for TESOL and co-developed the SIOP model for sheltered instruction.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Bedrooms -- Fiction.
Mexican Americans -- Fiction.
Family life -- Fiction.
Spanish language materials -- Bilingual.