Arturo and his grandmother, Abue Rosa, are preparing a welcome dinner for his aunt's fiancé, but when his grandmother unexpectedly needs to rest, Arturo must prepare the feast himself. Includes recipes.
A young African American girl is sold away from her mother as a slave, and then later is sold to a Cherokee Indian, but eventually she is bought by a white man who not only sets her free, but adopts her into his family of fifteen children. Based on a true story; includes instructions for making a hollyhock doll
"It's time for Arturo and his grandmother, Abue Rosa, to decorate their Christmas tree. Abue Rosa shares with him the family history of each ornament as it is hung. But what happens when Arturo plays with--and breaks--a glass bird?"--