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Publication Date: 2018-09-04
In 1994, Yuyi Morales left her home in Xalapa, Mexico and came to the US with her infant son. She left behind nearly everything she owned, but she didn't come empty-handed. She brought her strength, her work, her passion, her hopes and dreams...and her stories.
Just a Minute by
Publication Date: 2016-03-15
The morning of Grandma Beetle's birthday, Senor Galavera arrives at her door, ready to take her onto the next life. 'Just a minute,' Grandma Beetle tells him. She still has one house to sweep, two pots of tea to boil, three pounds of corn to make into tortillas--and that's just the start!
Niño Wrestles the World by
Publication Date: 2015-08-25
Señoras y señores, put your hands together for the fantastic, spectacular, one of a kind . . . Niño! Fwap! Slish! Bloop! Krunch! He takes down his competition in a single move! No opponent is too big a challenge for the cunning skills of Niño--popsicle eater, toy lover, somersault expert, and world champion lucha libre competitor!
Viva Frida by
Call Number: BIO KAHL
Publication Date: 2014
Frida Kahlo, one of the world's most famous and unusual artists is revered around the world. Her life was filled with laughter, love, and tragedy, all of which influenced what she painted on her canvases.
Little Night/Nochecita by
Publication Date: 2016
As the long day comes to an end, Mother Sky fills a tub with falling stars and calls, "Bath time for Little Night!" Little Night answers from afar, "Can't come. I am hiding and you have to find me, Mama. Find me now!" Where could Little Night be?
Global Connections for Picture book Study
Created by Erin Kramer, This pack is a whole set of lessons with connection activity ideas for the Global Read Aloud 2019 #GRA19 picture book study for Yuyi Morales picture book study #GRAYuyi. It includes lessons for each of the five books:
* Dreamers Soñadores by Yuyi Morales
* Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book by Yuyi Morales
* Niño Wrestles the World by Yuyi Morales
* Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales
* Little Night Nochecita by Yuyi Morales