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Family, familia

Family, familia

  • Author: Gonzales Bertrand, Diane
  • Publisher: Arte Público Press
  • ISBN: 9781558852693
  • eISBN Pdf: 9781611920116
  • Place of publication:  Houston , United States
  • Year of publication: 1999
  • Pages: 32

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Young Daniel doesn’t share his dad’s excitement over going to a family reunion. What’s the big deal? After all, it’s just going to be a bunch of old people he doesn’t know, sitting around telling stories about other old people he doesn’t know. Once there, though, Daniel is in for several pleasant surprises—and a happy discovery about the meaning of family, familia.
In this refreshingly homespun bilingual story for children ages 5 to 9, the author of Sip, Slurp, Soup, Soup / Caldo, caldo, caldo has written a touching tale that children and adults will delight in sharing. Pauline Rodriguez Howard’s soothing pastel illustrations strengthen that enjoyment. Family, Familia will make a wonderful gift, opening young children’s eyes to the little pleasures and blessings that come from knowing their extended family.