Title: Just In Case: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book by Yuyi Morales

APA Citation: Morales, Y. (2008). Just In Case: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book. New York, NY: Roaring Book Press.

Short Annotation: Senor Calavera was going to Grandma Beetle’s birthday but was reminded by the ghost Zelmiro that he has forgotten a present! He picks presents with each letter from the alphabet but when everything falls out of his bag, he decides his present will be Zelmiro.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: K-2

Intended Audience: This is a good book for grades K-2. It is a fun and easy way to learn the alphabet.

Personal Rating: 10/10, this was a really fun book to read. I also loved “Just a Minute” and this one was even happier because he wasn’t trying to take away Grandma Beetle!

Text-Dependent Question: “What sort of gifts that Senor Calavera come up with? Which one was your favorite?”

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