Us, In Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos by Lulu DelacreUs, In Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos by Lulu Delacre

Us, In Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos

byLulu DelacreIllustratorLulu Delacre

Hardcover | August 29, 2017

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A Kirkus Best Book of 2017 * A New York Public Library Best Book of 2017 * A Los Angeles Public Library Best Book of 2017 * A 2017 Malka Penn Award for Human Rights in Children’s Literature Honor Book * A Booklist Top 10 Diverse Fiction for Older and Middle Readers * CCBC Choices Pick of 2018 * CBC Notable in Social Studies *

"Beautifully written with candor, honesty, and perfect brevity. A collection not to be missed.” (Booklist starred review)

Acclaimed author and Pura Belpré Award honoree Lulu Delacre’s beautifully illustrated collection of twelve short stories is a groundbreaking look at the diverse Latinos who live in the United States.

In this book, you will meet many young Latinos living in the United States, from a young girl whose day at her father’s burrito truck surprises her to two sisters working together to change the older sister’s immigration status, and more.

Turn the pages to experience life through the eyes of these boys and girls whose families originally hail from many different countries; see their hardships, celebrate their victories, and come away with a better understanding of what it means to be Latino in the U.S. today.

Lulu Delacre is an award-winning author who grew up in Puerto Rico with Argentinean parents. She is a three-time Pura Belpré Award honoree. Lulu’s previous collection of stories, Salsa Stories, was a CCBC Choices Notable Book for a Global Society; a CBC Notable Children’s Book in the Field of Social Studies; an Américas Highly Commende...
Title:Us, In Progress: Short Stories About Young LatinosFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 7.75 × 5.5 × 0.89 inPublished:August 29, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006239214X

ISBN - 13:9780062392145


Editorial Reviews

“Middle grade readers will appreciate reading stories that reflect their lives, not their parents’ or grandparents’ stories” (from the “10 Exciting New Middle Grade Books with Latinx Main Characters”)