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Christine Almeda

Biography

Christine Almeda

Christine is a Filipino-American freelance illustrator from NJ/NYC. She graduated from Montclair State University, earning a BFA and an Award for Excellence in Animation & Illustration, focusing on children's media. She believes in the power of storytelling and that art has the ability to make life a little more beautiful.

Christine Almeda

Books by Christine Almeda

written by Sarai Gonzalez and Monica Brown with illustrations by Christine Almeda - Children's 7-10, Contemporary Fiction, Friendship, Performing Arts
When Sarai's best friend suddenly moves away, Sarai has to navigate school all by herself. Then, new girl Christina moves to town and the teacher volunteers Sarai to show her around. But Sarai thinks Christina is not at all like her --- she never wants to play at recess, she's always got her head in a notebook and she's so shy! But when Christina writes Sarai a spoken-word poem for her to recite at the class talent show, Sarai learns that sometimes winning teams are made from unlikely pairs!
written by Sarai Gonzalez and Monica Brown with illustrations by Christine Almeda - Children's 7-10, Contemporary Fiction, Family, Fiction
Fourth grader Sarai Gonzalez can do anything. She can bake, dance and run her own cupcake business. But when Sarai's grandparents are forced to move, even Sarai's not sure what to do. So she hatches a super-awesome plan with her younger sisters and cousin to buy back the house. But houses are more expensive than she ever thought, her sisters won't listen and she's running out of time. Will Sarai find a way to save the day?