Two cousins, one in Mexico and one in New York City, write to each other and learn that even though their daily lives differ, at heart the boys are very similar.
Dos primos, uno vive en M?xico y el otro en la ciudad Nueva York se escriben y aprenden aunque sus vidas cotidiana sean distintas, en el fondo del coraz?n son muy similar.
Marisol McDonald, a biracial, nonconformist, soccer-playing pirate-princess with brown skin and red hair, celebrates her uniqueness.
Marisol McDonald es una ni?a biracial, incomformista, futbolista, princesa pirata de piel morena y pelirroja, celebra su singularidad.
"Uses the framework of the alphabet to present information about plants and animals of the cloud forest on the western slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes and the 2013 discovery of the olinguito. Includes additional information about the cloud forest and the discovery of the olinguito, a map, a glossary, an author's note, and author's sources"--
"Ven, explora el mundo único del bosque nublado. Guíate por el alfabeto para descubrir las maravillosas plantas...
"These true autobiographical tales from renowned Hispanic author and educator Alma Flor Ada are filled with family love and traditions, secrets and deep friendships, and a gorgeous, moving picture of the island of Cuba, where Alma Flor grew up. Told through the eyes of a child, a whole world comes to life in these pages: the blind great-grandmother who never went to school but whose wisdom and generosity overflowed to those around her; the hired hand...
Lenora Logroño has finally been introduced to her family's bakery bruja magic - but that doesn't mean all is sugar and spice. Her special power hasn't shown up yet, her family still won't let her perform her own spells, and they now act rude every time Caroline comes by to help Leo with her magic training. She knows that the family magic should be kept secret, but Caroline is her best friend, and she's been feeling lonely ever since her mom passed...
"A spunky, bilingual, multiracial girl finds her own way to conquer her fear of the nighttime monster that mysteriously appears in her home. Includes author's note and glossary"--
Una nia de raza mezclada encuentra su propia manera de conquistar su temor del mon de la noche que misteriosamente aparece en su hogar.
"A unique, spunky, multiracial, bilingual girl plans a one-of-a-kind birthday party and hopes her abuelita (grandma) will be able to come from Peru to join the festivities. Includes an author's note and glossaries"--
Lucha Libre champion Niño has no trouble fending off monstrous opponents, but when his little sisters awaken from their naps, he is in for a no-holds-barred wrestling match that will truly test his skills.
Una niña no entiende la palabra ajena en la Tarjeta de Residente de su madre y dejar que de su imaginación, llegando a la conclusión de que su madre es desde el espacio exterior. Incluye notas y glosario de autor.
"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"--
Grandma Lupita tells her granddaughter Rose and Rose's friend Terry the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a miracle that occurred near Mexico City in 1531. Includes facts about the event and its influence.
The fascinating Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is remembered for her self-portraits, her dramatic works featuring bold and vibrant colors. Her work brought attention to Mexican and indigenous culture and she is also renowned for her works celebrating the female form. Brown's story recounts Frida's beloved pets--two monkeys, a parrot, three dogs, two turkeys, an eagle, a black cat, and a fawn--and playfully considers how Frida embodied many wonderful characteristics...
In this story based on the author's childhood, a young Salvadoran immigrant is teased for having two last names until he presents his family tree project celebrating his heritage.
Cuando el autor era niño e inmigró a los Estados Unidos, los otros niños se riéron porque tenía dos apellidos. René utiliza su tarea de genealogía para explicar porqué su nombre es tan largo.
Born into a family of over-achievers, fifth-grader Allie Velasco has never finished first in anything, and lately things have been going badly: her science project is ruined by a well-meaning student, her former best friend is hanging out with another girl--but now she is determined to win the Trailblazer contest with a photographic presentation about her great grandfather, the first Congressional Medal of Honor winner from their town.
Tía Isa and her niece try to save enough money to buy a car to take the whole family to the beach.
Tía Isa y su sobrina tratan de ahorrar dinero para comprar un carro para que la familia entera pueda ir a la playa.
After a fight at school leaves Marcus facing suspension, Marcus's mother takes him and his younger brother, who has Down syndrome, to Puerto Rico to visit relatives they do not remember or have never met, and while there Marcus starts searching for his father, who left their family ten years ago and is somewhere on the island.
"When Sal Vidnon meets Gabi Real for the first time, it isn't under the best of circumstances. Sal is in the principal's office for the third time in three days, and it's still the first week of school. Gabi, student council president and editor of the school paper, is there to support her friend Yasmany, who just picked a fight with Sal. She is determined to prove that, somehow, Sal planted a raw chicken in Yasmany's locker, even though no one saw...
"Maximiliano Cordoba loves stories, especially the legend Buelo tells him about a mythical gatekeeper who can guide brave travelers on a journey into tomorrow. If Max could see tomorrow, he would know if he will make Santa Maria's celebrated futbol team and whether he'll ever meet his mother, who disappeared when he was a baby. He longs to know more about her, but Papa won't talk. So when Max uncovers a buried family secret -- involving an underground...