I’ll Be the Moon is a heartening immigration story about a child’s courage and the distance traveled to be with loved ones.

Product Code: 9270
ISBN: 9781685552503
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Collective Book Studio
Pages: 32
Published Date: 10/24/2023
Availability:In stock
Price: $18.95

The moon inspires and shepherds the child and mother on their journey North to reunite with her father. It also reminds her of home and her abuela and her small town.

Most importantly, the moon helps her dream and pushes her forward.

With vivid and picturesque words by Phillip D. Cortez and imaginative illustrations by Mafs Rodríguez Alpide, I’ll Be the Moon shows how la luna brings light to the darkness and guides us to those we love.

Ages 4 to 8.

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"Poetic and moving, I’ll Be The Moon is the rare bedtime story that begins only as the book ends." —Elizabeth Gonzalez James, author of Mona at Sea and The Bullet Swallower

"Cortez's simple but rich telling of a child's view of crossing the desert brilliantly engages all of the senses as you follow the desert path with the moon as a familiar guide."—Rebecca Calderon, Ysleta ISD (TX) Library & Innovative Learning Department

"This is a great children’s book to teach imagery and figurative language with!"—Meg Libertucci, Little Free Library steward (NY)

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