Written by Karina Nicole González
Illustrated by Krystal Quiles
Published by Roaring Brook Press
Co-quí, co-quí! The coquí frogs sing to Elena from her family’s beloved mango tree—their calls so familiar that they might as well be singing, “You are home, you are safe.” But home is suddenly not safe when a hurricane threatens to destroy everything that Elena knows.
As time passes, Elena, alongside her community, begins to rebuild their home, planting seeds of hope along the way. When the sounds of the coquíes gradually return, they reflect the resilience and strength of Elena, her family, and her fellow Puerto Ricans.
Look for the Spanish version, Los Coquíes Aún Cantan.
Primary ISBN: 9781250787187
Available As: Hardcover, Audiobook, eBook
Picture Book, Age 4 or older
Community Represented: Puerto Rican
Themes: Bilingual Character, Educator Resource, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Family Relationship: Parents, Natural Disaster/Climate Change, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas, Welcoming by Community
Setting: Puerto Rico
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: In Home Country
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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