The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez
When animals begin disappearing and Abuela starts acting suspicious, Nestor must use his secret ability to communicate with animals to save his town from a tule vieja, a witch that transforms into animals.
- Fiction, Fantasy
- Notable Children's Books 2021, Pura Belpré Children's Author Award 2021 (Honor Title)
- Age: Middle
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9780374313609
From the 2021 Belpre Committee: Army kid Nestor Lopez knows the drill: new deployment, new town, don't settle in, no real friends. But his new posting has a mystery: animals are disappearing and afraid (they told him themselves), and Abuela is acting suspicious. To rescue the town, Nestor may have to break his own rules.