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Just in Case : A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book
by Yuyi Morales and Yuyi Morales




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THREE-TIME PURA BELPR WINNER

Yuyi Morales takes us on a new journey with Se or Calvera, the skeleton from Day of the Dead celebrations. Se or Calvera is worried. He can't figure out what to give Grandma Beetle for her birthday. Misunderstanding the advice of Zelmiro the Ghost, Se or Calvera decides not to get her one gift, but instead one gift for every letter of the alphabet, just in case. Una Acord on: An accordion for her to dance to. Bigotes: A mustache because she has none. Cosquillas: Tickles to make her laugh...only to find out at the end of the alphabet that the best gift of all is seeing her friends. Morales's art glows in this heart-warming original tale with folklore themes, a companion book to her Pura Belpr -winning JUST A MINUTE.Just In Case is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year, the winner of the 2009 Pura Belpre Medal for Illustration and a Pura Belpre Honor Book for Narrative.
Latino Interest. In English with Spanish vocabulary.

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Overview

THREE-TIME PURA BELPR WINNER

Yuyi Morales takes us on a new journey with Se or Calvera, the skeleton from Day of the Dead celebrations. Se or Calvera is worried. He can't figure out what to give Grandma Beetle for her birthday. Misunderstanding the advice of Zelmiro the Ghost, Se or Calvera decides not to get her one gift, but instead one gift for every letter of the alphabet, just in case. Una Acord on: An accordion for her to dance to. Bigotes: A mustache because she has none. Cosquillas: Tickles to make her laugh...only to find out at the end of the alphabet that the best gift of all is seeing her friends. Morales's art glows in this heart-warming original tale with folklore themes, a companion book to her Pura Belpr -winning JUST A MINUTE.Just In Case is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year, the winner of the 2009 Pura Belpre Medal for Illustration and a Pura Belpre Honor Book for Narrative.
Latino Interest. In English with Spanish vocabulary.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781596433298
  • ISBN-10: 1596433299
  • Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
  • Publish Date: October 2008
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Dimensions: 10.74 x 8.74 x 0.39 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.83 pounds


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