Marisol McDonald and the Clash Bash: Marisol McDonald y La Fiesta Sin Igual - Monica Brown

Brown, M. (2013). Marisol McDonald and the clash bash. New York, NY: Lee and Low Books; Bilingual Edition. 



Marisol is turning eight, and it's time to plan a birthday party that will be fabulous, marvelous, and divine. She also hopes that Abuelita, who lives far away in Peru, will be able to come to the celebration.


Monica's books are inspired by her Peruvian-American heritage and desire to share Latino/a stories with children. She a is a Professor of English at Northern Arizona University, specializing in U.S. Latino Literature and Multicultural Literature. She has won numerous awards for her work. 


Junior Library Guild Selection

International Latino Book Award
Latino Literacy Now

Monarch Award Master List
Illinois School Library Media Association


K-3rd grade

Realistic Fiction