June 23, 2018

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Yuyi Morales Has an Immigration Story to Tell, Her Own | SLJ Day of Dialog 2018

Yuyi Morales closed out School Library Journal‘s Day of Dialog with this keynote address.

The award-winning author and illustrator spoke about the making of Dreamers (Neal Porter Books, Holiday House), her upcoming picture book about the immigration experience.

A professional storyteller, dancer, choreographer, puppeteer, and artist, Morales has won the Pura Belpré Award for Illustration five times, for Just a Minute (2003), Los Gatos Black on Halloween (2006), Just in Case (2008), Niño Wrestles the World (2013) and Viva Frida (2014), also a Caldecott Honor Book.

 

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Kathy Ishizuka (kishizuka@mediasourceinc.com@kishizuka on Twitter) is the Executive Editor of  School Library Journal.

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