The Definitive Guide to

...And Now Miguel

Written by Joseph Krumgold & illustrated by Jean Charlot
Goodreads Rating - 3.5 / 5.0
Add to list
Prices as of Oct 29
$7.99
Retail Price
$6.79
Bookshop
$7.99
used $7.99
Amazon
Apr 4, 1984
Publication Date
256
Pages
12-18
Target Age

What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

He wanted to be treated like a man, not a child.

Every summer the men of the Chavez family go on a long and difficult sheep drive to the mountains. All the men, that is, except for Miguel. All year long, twelve-year-old Miguel tries to prove that he, too, is up to the challenge, that he, too, is ready to take the sheep into his beloved Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

When his deeds go unnoticed, he prays to San Ysidro, the saint for farmers everywhere. And his prayer is answered . . . but with devastating consequences.

When you act like and adult but get treated like a child, what else can you do but keep your wishes secret and pray that they’ll come true.

What Kind of Book is ...And Now Miguel

Book Lists That Include ...And Now Miguel

Book Topics › farm life and ranch life
Children's Books About Farm Life And Ranch Life
Book Topics › Southern United States
Children's Books About Southern United States
Book Topics › culture
Children's Books About Culture
Book Topics › coming of age
Children's Books About Coming Of Age
Kids Book Club
Monthly. Curated. Delivered.
Get Started
As low as $16.95 / mo

Who Wrote ...And Now Miguel

author
Joseph Krumgold

<br /> <p>Joseph Krumgold received the Newbery Medal for <em>…And Now Miguel.</em> One of the few people to receive the medal twice, he was subsequently awarded it for his novel <em>Onion John, </em>also available in a Harper Trophy edition.</p>

View Author

Who Illustrated ...And Now Miguel

illustrator
Jean Charlot

Jean Charlot was a master lithographer and muralist whose works are a part of the collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

View Illustrator

What Has Joseph Krumgold Said About This Book

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Joseph know that you want more details about ...And Now Miguel!

What Has Jean Charlot Said About This Book

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Jean know that you want more details about ...And Now Miguel!

Did This Book Win Any Awards

You bet it did. Check it out below!

More Books From These Creatives

Joseph Krumgold, Symeon Shimin
Chapter book
Add to list

Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked ...And Now Miguel

Book Details

ISBN:
9780064401432
Publication Date:
April 4, 1984
ASIN/ISBN 10:
006440143X

Contribute to this page

Core Score - 55%
More than halfway there—keep going!
Depth Score - 15%
Just the barebones.
Improve this page
Are you the author or illustrator? Claim this page.