Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale

Title

Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale

Authors

Duncan Tonatiuh

Illustrator

Duncan Tonatiuh

Publisher

Harry N. Abrams

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9781419705830

Pages

32 pages

Genre

animal realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When Papa Rabbit does not return home as expected from many seasons of working in the great carrot and lettuce fields of El Norte, his son Pancho sets out on a dangerous trek to find him, guided by a coyote. Includes glossary and author's note about illegal immigration and undocumented workers

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD590L

Diversity Topics

Culture/Ethnicity; Immigrants and refugees; migration; migrant father

Main Character

male rabbit

Race/Ethnicities

Rabbit

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Children's and Teen Choice Book Award, 2014, Finalist, Third Grade to Fourth Grade
Pura Belpre Award, 2014, Honor Book, Illustrator
Pura Belpre Award, 2014, Honor Book, Narrative
Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2014, Honor, General Fiction
International Latino Book Award, 2014, Honorable Mention, Best Children's Picture Book (English)
Skipping Stones Honor Award, 2014, Winner, Multicultural And International Awareness
Tom's Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, 2014, Winner, Younger Readers
Children's Choices, 2014 Young Readers(Grades 3 - 4)
Notable Children's Books, 2014 Fiction Middle Grade

Keywords

rain; crops; ranch; work; Mexico; United States; coyote; rabbit; journey; food; party; homecoming

Diversity Impact

direct

Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale

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