This biography introduces readers to Pura Belpré Award winning author and illustrator Yuyi Morales. She has worked on Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez, Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book, Just in Case: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book, Los Gatos Black on Halloween, My Abuelita, Ladder to the Moon, and other titles. Readers will learn about Morales's early years in Mexico, her immigration to the United States, her work with paints, puppets, photography, and other illustration techniques, and the inspiration for her award-winning, often bilingual work as an author and illustrator. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight Morales's childhood, family, education, and life as an author and illustrator.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF007030, JNF063000, JNF011000|
|Subject||Biographies, Language Arts|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.6|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||157351|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Children's Authors Set 7 – School Library Journal
These biographies provide clear and concise information for reports and may inspire aspiring writers by focusing on the authors’ childhoods, overcoming obstacles, and dedication to writing. . . . They are good additions where similar biographies are in demand.