Bibliographic Information: Morales, Y. (2008). Just In Case. New York, NY: Roaring Book Press.

Annotation: Señor Calvera is going to Grandma Beetle’s birthday. But first he has to find a birthday present. He goes through the alphabet and thinks of something for every letter. On the way to grandma’s house, everything falls out of his bag. He then decides to give grandma the best gift of all: Grandpa Zelmiro.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: PreK-2

Readers who will like this book: Children learning their alphabet.

Response/Rating(1-4): 4; This is a fun book for children learning their alphabet as Señor finds a gift for every letter.

Tex-Dependent Question: What did he end up giving Grandma Beetle for her birthday?