These questions help them explore how what they learn can help make a difference in the real world.
Miguel Benitez Age Level: Things are not going well at Starwood Elementary. A squirrel is running through the halls. A tree fell on the gym. The principal is acting weird! Can Freddie save the day with his Zapato Power and magic shoes?
Book 3 in the Zapato Power series.
Felita's parents promise she will love their new neighborhood. Only Abuelita, her grandmother, understands how much Felita will miss her old block, and her best friend Gigi. But her new neighbors taunt and tease Felita and her family because they are from Puerto Rico.
First published twenty years ago, Felita's compelling story has resonance for kids today. Dyble Thompson Age Level: Can she find a way to make her teacher see that if she loses her name, she's lost the most important part of herself?
Magda's Tortillas Illustrated by: Anne Vega Age Level: Even at the advanced age of seven, Magda Madrigal can remember back to when she was a little girl and would watch her abuela making tortillas. Having studied techniques of a master, she now feels confident of her own ability to turn out beautiful, delicious, and round tortillas.
But somehow the rolling pin and the kitchen still hold a few surprises for the perplexed Magda and for her delighted family.
Great art isn't always pretty, but in the case of "tortilla artist" Magda Madrigal, at least it's tasty!
I am hiding and you have to find me, Mama. Down a rabbit hole? In a blueberry field? Among the stripes of bees? Exquisitely painted and as gentle as Little Night's dress crocheted from clouds, this is a story to treasure.
Cynthia Weill's book of Mexican folk art teaches kids about opposites in Spanish and English! These whimsical little animals from Oaxaca, carved and painted by hand, make learning about opposites fun.
Up and down, tall and short, left and right — all inside a beautiful book. Colores de la Vida: Little kids love colors, they love animals, and they love the sounds of words. Colores de la Vida, the third in the highly successful series First Concepts in Mexican Folk Art, combines all these elements to teach early learners about color.
Leggy red giraffes, pink cows, purple rabbits — the Oaxacan folk artists who contributed to this book unleashed their imaginations and went wild with color.
Young children will delight in the bright colors of the Oaxacan rainbow while folk art collectors will marvel at the whimsical handcrafts. Alicia's Fruity Drinks Illustrated by: Laura Lacamara Age Level: The simplicity of the suggested idea that homemade fruit juice will always be fun to make and delicious to drink is appealing.
Plays are provided in English, Spanish and bilingual formats and provide diverse and often unexpected themes which will prove refreshingly different for young aspiring actors.
Yuyi Morales Age Level: Las brujas come on their broomsticks. Los muertos rise from their coffins to join in the fun. Los esqueletos rattle their bones as they dance through the door.Judith Ortiz Cofer (February 24, – December 30, ) was a Puerto Rican American author. Her critically acclaimed and award-winning work spans a range of literary genres including poetry, short stories, autobiography, essays, and young-adult fiction.
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She received her BA in English from Augusta College in and her MA .