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
Growing Up on the Playground/Nuestro patio de recreo
Piggy was awarded the 2012 Tejas Star Award as chosen by the students of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.