Francisco X. Stork Via franciscostork.com Born in Mexico and raised in Texas, this popular young adult author penned Marcelo in the Real World. Pam Muñoz Ryan Via pammunozryan.com This Mexican American author, well-known for Esperanza Rising, has written many books for children and adults. Benjamin Alire Sáenz Via goodreads.com Teacher, poet and novelist, this Mexican American author recently wrote the YA novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe. Guadalupe Garcia McCall Via guadalupegarciamccall.com This Mexican author earned kudos with Summer of the Mariposas, a magical Mexican American retelling of The Odyssey. Laura Esquivel Via goodreads.com Like Water for Chocolate propelled this Mexican author to the NYT bestseller's list and kept her there for a year. Know some other good Mexican authors you think should make the list? Name them in the comments.