In 1994, Caldecott Honor artist and five-time Pura Belpré winner Yuyi Morales left her home in Xalapa, Mexico and came to the U.S. with her infant son. In this picture book which she wrote and illustrated, Yuyi tells the story of how she and her son made a home in a new place, finding refuge at the public library. A Spanish-language version is also available. Pura Belpré Author Award Winner.
Age Level: 6-9
Book Series: Immigrant Stories: Life Along the Border Immigrant Stories: A New Home Award-Winning Books: 2019 Immigration Stories: Books for Young Children Migration Stories: Hispanic Heritage My America: Many Stories, Many Voices