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“Morales shares her love for the borderlands, shows the pain the border wall inflicts, and presents an invitation to learn more.”
—School Library Journal
(Starred Review)

Bright Star

Written by Yuyi Morales
Published by Neal Porter Books

Told with a combination of powerful, spare language and sumptuous and complex imagery that is typical of Yuyi Morales’s work, this is the story of a fawn making her way through a border landscape teaming with flora and fauna native to the region. A gentle but empowering voice encourages her to face her fears when she comes across an obstacle in the form of an insurmountable barrier.

Yuyi Morales’ first book since her New York Times bestseller Dreamers is a book for very young children looking for their place in a world full of uncertainty. It is a book with resonance for all children, especially those whose safety is threatened due to the immigration crisis in the US.

Primary ISBN: 9780823443284

Available As: Hardcover, Audiobook, eBook
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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