While riding on a bus with her grandmother, a little girl imagines that they are carried up into the sky and fly over the sights of New York City.
"¿Y qué tal si los pájaros me alzaran y me llevaran volando por encima del parque? ¿Qué pasaría si yo volara? ¡Claro que ella vuela! Y lleva consigo a su abuela y nos narra, en español sazonado con algunas frases en inglés, este maravilloso viaje. Muchos de los lugares que visitan le recuerdan...
"Amelia Bedelia's mother loves garage sales so much, she decides to have one herself! But Amelia Bedelia loves her garage and does not want to sell it, so she and her parents decide to call it a yard sale instead. People come from all over the neighborhood to buy Amelia Bedelia and her parents' old things, and one woman even buys the yard!"--
"Every winter, a young girl flies to Haiti to visit her Auntie Luce, a painter. The moment she steps off the plane, she feels a wall of heat, and familiar sights soon follow - the boys selling water ice by the pink cathedral, the tap tap buses in the busy streets, the fog and steep winding road to her aunt's home in the mountains. The girl has always loved Auntie Luce's paintings - the houses tucked into the hillside, colorful fishing boats by the...
A gentle tale told entirely through sticky notes between a mother and daughter as the girl's departure for her first summer camp draws near demonstrates how love can be found even in scribbled messages and other unlikely places.
"This charming picture book is about a little girl who loves her bindis (and the many creative shapes they come in!). The bindis are also a connection to her Nani who lives in India. When Nani comes to visit Bindu and brings the bindis to her, it is just in time to wear something new to the school talent show. Bindu and Nani work together to shine their brightest and embrace their sparkle, even when they stand out from the crowd."--Amazon.com.
The second Sunday in May is a time to celebrate mothers and all those who are like mothers. This book discusses the origins of Mother's Day and explains how songs, poems, and food can prove useful in showing our appreciation for mothers, stepmothers, aunts, grandmothers, and sisters. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research,...
"It is the end of the school year and Mrs. Connor's class is having a party! Nia volunteers her mother to be in charge of planning the party--as class mom! But Nia's mother is shy and only speaks a little English, and Nia forgot to tell her that she has a job to do! Can Nia's mom come through and throw a great party for the class?"--
A young girl eagerly awaits a coming rainstorm to bring relief from the oppressive summer heat. "Come on, Rain!" Tess pleads to the sky as listless vines and parched plants droop in the endless heat. Then the clouds roll in and the rain pours. And Tess, her friends, and their mothers join in together in a rain dance to celebrate the shower that renews both body and spirit.
On an outing in Nicola Valley, British Columbia, a Native American family forages for herbs and mushrooms while the grandmother passes down her language and knowledge to her young grandchildren. Includes glossary.