Enter to win an original piece of art from Yuyi Morales!
Raffle tickets will be sold for $25 at the event
All proceeds will be donated to The Latino community Foundation.
Books will be donated to The Reading Tree, a local children’s
literacy foundation.
The raffle winner will be announced on November 1st, celebration
of the Day of the Dead.

RSVP to ReadForMoreThanJustAMinute@chroniclebooks.com or 415.537.4252

Celebrations for Dia del Niño 2004, Children’s Day, are being prepared this April. Find out how you can join the festivities.

Just a Minute: a Trickster Tale and Counting Book is the winner of the 2004 Pura Belpré Medal for illustration.
Harvesting Hope: the Story of Cesar Chavez is the winner of a 2004 Pura Belpré Honor.
The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented biennially to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
Visit theAmerican Library Association website and learn more about the Pura Belpré Award and other award-winner books.

Just a Minute: a Trickster Tale and Counting Book has been presented by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators with the 2003 Golden Kite honor for Picture Book Illustration.
Visit the SCBWI website.

Christopher Award
Harvesting Hope: the Story of Cesar Chavez has been presented with the Christopher Award. Established in 1941, this Award salutes media that “affirm the highest values of the human spirit”.
Visit theChristopher Award website.

Written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales. Chronicle Books 2003.

A “stellar” welcoming for JUST A MINUTE!

Starred Kirkus Review:
“Winking and nodding as she goes, a Latino grandmother will charm readers as she charms Death Himself in this original counting-cum-trickster-tale.”

Starred Booklist Review:
“Along with their useful math and multicultural elements. The splendid art and spirited story telling augur a long, full life for this original folktale.”

Selected by the Fall 2003 Parents’ Choice Book Award, and presented with an Approved seal

Written by Kathleen Krull. Illustrated by Yuyi Morales. Harcourt 2003.

Selected by School Library Journal as one of best children’s books of 2003: "An inspiring story, enhanced by sun-drenched, mural-like paintings."

Selected by San Francisco Chronicle in their best-of-year roundup November16, 2003 issue of the Book Review:
"One person can make a difference is a message that resonates throughout Krull's stirring biography about organizing farmworkers in California in the 1960s. San Francisco illustrator Yuyi Morales offers art grand enough for a mural." ”

Selectd by Book Links Magazine in their best of the year listings, "Lasting Connections", to be publised in January 2004.

Featured in the November 2003 issue of Child Magazine as one of the best books of 2003 In the the Ages 6-8 category:
“Vivid story telling and vibrant artwork make this biography of Activist Chavez universally inspiring”

Nominated for the Texas Bluebonnet Award.

Check my sisterMagaly Morales' artwork
She is an artist living in Mexico.

Dia de los Niños
Children’s Day
Celebrations for Dia del Niños, Children’s Day, are being prepared this April. Find out how you can join the festivities.

Come and take a look at thepublication party of Harvesting Hope: the Story of Cesar Chavez (Harcourt 2003)

My brother, Mario Alejandro, (nicknamed “Chip” by his friends at school) has created a webpageto feature his comic creations. Come and check his work. This page is in Spanish, but the language of art is universal.

Corazon Viajero went to Mexico. Now, you can take a ticket and come along

Aguas Da Bahia at the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival
See some images of Aguas Da Bahia
at the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival 2002!

Saturday, June 22, 2pm and 8pm, Sunday June 23, 2 pm.

Aguas Da Bahia performed during the second weekend of the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival. Tânia Santiago and Emiliano Benevides created Conto Nordestino, a theatrical dance piece about Brazil's harsh and rugged Northeast and its strong women.

Go to the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival website to find more about this event.

Yuyi's artwork in exhibith at MOCHA
October 1 - December 31, 2001

Now and Then is the name of this exhibit that will feature the work of over 25 children’s book illustrators.

At Now and Then you will see original artwork from children’s books paired with artwork from the artist’s childhood.

Don’t miss it at the Museum of Children’s art in Oakland.

Go to MOCHA’s website and learn more about this event.

This website!
Get lost in books, visit the land of the death, see
what the predictions machine told me this
morning, read a spooky story, or have a home remedy.

I will post it here whenever new features appear. Deal?