MONTES, Marisa. Puerto Rican, b. 1951. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction. Career: Practiced law in San Francisco, CA, 1980-84; Matthew Bender & Co. Inc., Oakland, CA, legal writer and editor-manager of publishing operations, 1984-94; writer, 1987-. Publications: Something Wicked's in Those Woods (middle-grade suspense), 2000; Juan Bobo Goes to Work: A Puerto Rican Folktale, 2000; Egg-Napped! (picture book), 2002; A Circle of Time (young-adult mystery), 2002. GET READY FOR GABI@ACU SERIES: A Crazy Mixed-up Spanglish Day, 2003; Who's That Girl?, 2003; No More Spanish!, 2004. Address: c/o Barbara S. Kouts Literary Agency, PO Box 560, Bellport, NY 11713, U.S.A.