Lucero (Bright Star)

ISBN-10: 0823447847
ISBN-13: 9780823447848
Author: Morales, Yuyi
Illustrated by: Morales, Yuyi
Interest Level: P-3
Publisher: Holiday House

Publication Date: September 2021

Copyright: 2021

Page Count: 40


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Interest Level

Grades P-3

Reading Level

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emigration & Immigration

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Parents

Description
From the creator of the New York Times bestseller Dreamers comes a heartbreakingly beautiful story about growth, empowerment, and finding one's own voice, simultaneously released in Spanish. Child, you are awake! You are alive! You are a bright star, Inside our hearts. Told with a combination of powerful, spare language and sumptuous and complex imagery that is typical of Yuyi Morales's work, this is the story of a fawn making her way through a border landscape teaming with flora and fauna native to the region. A gentle but empowering voice encourages her to face her fears when she comes across an obstacle in the form of an insurmountable barrier. Yuyi Morales' first book since her New York Times bestseller Dreamers is a book for very young children looking for their place in a world full of uncertainty. It is a book with resonance for all children, especially those whose safety is threatened due to the immigration crisis in the US.
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