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Dreamers

by Morales, Yuyi,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 39 Libraries 43 of 54 copies
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Avalon Public Library Childrens E MOR
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Braddock Carnegie Library Picture Books P REAL MOR
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Brentwood Library Easy E Morales
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Bridgeville Public Library Picture Books JUV E MOR
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C.C. Mellor Memorial Library - Forest Hills Picture Books E Mor
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CLP - Allegheny Regional Children's Biographies qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - Beechview Children's Biographies qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - Carrick Children's Biographies qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - Downtown and Business First Floor - Children's Biographies qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - East Liberty Children's Biographies qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - Hazelwood Children's Non-Fiction Collection qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - Hill District Children's Biographies qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - Homewood Children's Biographies qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - Knoxville Children's Biographies qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - Lawrenceville Children's Non-Fiction Collection qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Biography qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Biography qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - Sheraden Children's Biographies qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - South Side Children's Biographies qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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CLP - West End Children's Biographies qj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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Carnegie Library of Homestead Juvenile Picture Book J PIC Mora
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Coraopolis Memorial Library Juvenile Picture Books J PIC MOR
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Crafton Public Library Juvenile - Picture Books PICT F MORALES 2018 CRAFTON 12/18
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F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library Easy Readers JUV EASY MORALES
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Green Tree Public Library Children's Easy E COM MOR
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Jefferson Hills Public Library Easy Fiction E FIC MOR
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Millvale Community Library Juvenile Picture Books CHF MOR
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Moon Township Public Library Easy PICTURE BOOK JE MORALES
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North Versailles Public Library Picture Book P MORA
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Northland Public Library Children's Biography J B MORALES
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Northland Public Library Children's Biography J B MORALES
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Penn Hills Library - Lincoln Park Easy E j MOR
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Pleasant Hills Public Library Picture Book Juv Pict Mor
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Robinson Library Juvenile Picture Books PICT FIC MORALES
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Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Picture Book j PICT BK MORALES
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Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Picture Book j PICT BK MORALES
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South Fayette Township Library Juvenile Picture Book J E MOR
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South Park Library Juvenile New Books PIC MOR
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Western Allegheny Community Library Picture Book JP PIC MORALES
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Whitehall Public Library Picture Books PIC Morales
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Wilkinsburg Public Library Picture Books E MOR MULTICULTURAL
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Wilkinsburg Public Library - Eastridge Picture Books E MOR MULTICULTURAL
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Special Collections rqj PS3613.O68 Z46 2018
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Picture Books ON HOLDSHELF
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Summary
In 1994, 25-year-old YUYI MORALES traveled from her home in Yelapa, Mexico, to the San Francisco Bay Area with her two-month-old son, Kelly, in order to secure permanent residency in this country. Her passage was not easy and she spoke no English whatsoever. But due in large measure to help and guidance provided by area children's librarians, she learned English as her young son learned to read, through the picture books they shared together. In spare, lyrical verse and the vibrant images for which she has become legendary, Yuyi has created a lasting testament to the journeys, both physical and metaphorical, that she and Kelly have taken together in the intervening years. Beautiful and powerful at any time, but given particular urgency as the status of our own Dreamers becomes uncertain, this is a story that is both topical and timeless.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* Yuyi Morales and her son are dreamers the books they read allow them to imagine a new life in a new country that doesn't always welcome them. Based on her own immigration tale, the multi-award-winning Morales' newest picture book recounts the challenges and wonders of living in a new country. She and her son experience discrimination because they don't always know the rules and customs of their new home. English becomes a barrier that makes it difficult for them to fully comprehend the world around them. Despite it all, Morales and her son find hope in the books of their local library, and their voracious reading leads them to create their own books. The narrative text is poetic and full of emotion. The English version is sprinkled with Spanish words like migrantes, caminantes, and amor, which monolingual readers will understand from the context of the story. In classic Morales style, the mixed-media illustrations are breathtaking, created through painting, drawing, photography, and embroidery. The joyous imagination and intricacy of each illustration will make readers of all ages explore them further. The pages with the library, for example, depict the covers of other significant Latinx children's books like Carmen Lomas Garza's In My Family / En mi familia (2000) and Jorge Argueta's A Movie in My Pillow / Una pelicula en mi almohada (2001). This rich offering launches the new Neal Porter Books imprint and can be paired with Duncan Tonatiuh's Undocumented: A Worker's Fight (2018) for its focus on the Latinx immigrant experience.--Sonia Alejandra Rodríguez Copyright 2018 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In warm, sparkling prose that moves easily from English to Spanish and back, Caldecott Honor artist Morales (Viva Frida) traces the journey that she and her small son took in 1994, when they immigrated from Mexico to the United States. ("My Story," included after the text, supplies the details.) A woman and a child struggle to understand the rules as they explore San Francisco. (When the two play in a public fountain, a policeman approaches, hands on hips; "Ay!" the mother cries in dismay.) Then they discover the library: "Suspicious./ Improbable./ Unbelievable./ Surprising." It's a miraculous oasis-countless books to borrow, information about everything in the world. There, she says, "We learned to read,/ to speak,/ to write,/ and/ to make/ our voices heard." As the languages blend, so do the images. Mexican motifs-a genial skeleton, a painted dog, embroidered flowers-dance through the pages, keeping mother and son company on their journey, and the library shelves swoop and curve, embracing them. (Readers will recognize favorite titles among the carefully painted book covers.) Many books about immigration describe the process of making new friends and fitting in; this one describes what it's like to become a creative being in two languages, and to learn to love in both. "We are two languages./ We are lucha./ We are resilience./ We are hope." A Spanish-language version will be published simultaneously. Ages 4-8. Agent: Charlotte Sheedy, Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency. (Sept.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Morales, Yuyi -- Juvenile literature.
Morales, Yuyi.
Mexican Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Immigrants -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Mothers and sons -- Juvenile literature.
Children's libraries -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Libraries and immigrants -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Mexican Americans -- Biography.
Immigrants.
Mothers and sons.
Libraries.
Women -- Biography.
Autobiographies.
Publisher New York :2018
Edition First edition.
Language English
Awards Pura Belpré Medal, illustrator, 2019
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9780823440559
0823440559
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