James Luna is the author of three books, all published by Arte Publico Press/Pinata Books:
The Runaway Piggy/El Cochinito Fugitivo
A Mummy in Her Backpack/Una momia en su mochila
The Place Where You Live/El lugar donde vives
His fourth book published by Arte Público, Growing Up on the Playground will be released in 2018.
Piggy was awarded the 2012 Tejas Star Award as chosen by the students of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.