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Yuyi Morales Collection

Identifier: CLRC-2179

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one oversized print of a spread from Yuyi Morales's book Vida Frida!, which Morales wrote and illustrated using stop-motion puppets and digital manipulation (with photography done by Tim O'Meara).


  • circa 2014


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Yuyi Morales was born in 1968 in Mexico and immigrated to the United States in 1994. The author and illustrator of numerous books for children, Morales's works celebrate her heritage and Latino culture. She has won numerous awards for her work, including two Pura Belpre Medals. She lives in California.

Information sourced from: "Yuyi Morales." Macmillan Speakers Bureau. Accessed June 2020.


1 folders (.12 cubic feet)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of one oversize photographic print from the book Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Kerlan Friends, purchased from the American Booksellers Foundation For Free Expression (ABFFE) auction in May 2015.

Yuyi Morales Collection, circa 2014
Caitlin Marineau
July 2015
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Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library