Timely and important book. These are the stories, of strength, perseverance, and beauty that need to be heard. So gorgeously illustrated, I can only hope Morales will do prints!— From Linda's Kids Picks
About the Author
Born in Yelapa, Mexico, where she currently resides, YUYI MORALES lived for many years in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she still maintains close relations with booksellers and librarians. Professional storyteller, dancer, choreographer, puppeteer, and artist, she has won the prestigious Pura Belpré Award for Illustration five times, for Just a Minute (2003), Los Gatos Black on Halloween (2006), Just in Case (2008), Niño Wrestles the World (2013) and Viva Frida (2014), also a Caldecott Honor Book. She also illustrated Sherman Alexie's Thunder Boy Jr., a New York Times Bestseller.