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While out for a Sunday drive with her parents, a little girl suddenly remembers what she forgot to do before she left her home. Text includes some Spanish words and phrases
"A young girl misunderstands the word alien on her mother's Resident Alien Card and let's her imagination run wild, coming to the conclusion that her mother is from outer space. Includes author's note and glossary"--
A rhyming twist on the classic fairy tale in which a little girl saves her grandmother from a wolf. Includes glossary of Spanish words.
Jorgito lives in San Francisco's Mission District, but has not forgotten his native El Salvador. His memories of the volcanoes, his grandmother's stories, and the cornmeal "pupusas" form a patchwork of dreams that becomes a movie in his pillow.
After a bad school day, Sofi is transported from a New York City community garden to the Dominican Republic and Haiti, and helps composer Juan Luis and artist Guerlande.
Twins Martina and Mateo wanted a hamster as a pet but find caring for Jeannie a chore. Their younger sister, Sophia, loves Jeannie and sets out to solve the mystery of why Jeannie continues to escape from her cage. This endearing and engaging story of a growing friendship is also instructive about the needs of small animal companions, often referred to as pocket pets.
Pilar has social anxiety, but when tryouts for her favorite ballet are held she uses the coping techniques she has learned and her love of dance to persevere.
This colorful and empowering bilingual book teaches all of us that we are all unique and special, just like our hair! Meet Kiara, a smart, happy, creative and beautiful little girl who learns to love her curly hair, enabling her to develop self-acceptance and self-respect. -- from publisher
A father comforts his son at bedtime by singing the turtledove song his own mother once sang to him, in hopes that the child will awake refreshed and secure in the knowledge that he is loved.
"In this ode to family, the young narrator compares the hands of family members to plants in the natural world. She promises to give back all the love they have always given her"--|cProvided by publisher