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Canto familiar / Gary Soto ; [illustrated by Annika Nelson].

Soto, Gary (Author). Nelson, Annika, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler J 811 SOT (Text) 34044000298610 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0152000674
  • Physical Description: 79 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace & Co., [1995]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Twenty-five poems about the pleasures and woes that Mexican American children experience growing up.
Target Audience Note:
NP Lexile.
Subject: Mexican American children > Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Mexican Americans > Poetry.
American poetry.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    A collection of sympathetic poems offers insight into the dreams and problems shared by children of Mexican-American heritage and follows such themes as enjoying a watermelon or visiting the supermarket.
  • Baker & Taylor
    Twenty-five poems about the pleasures and woes that Mexican American children experience growing up.
  • Harcourt Publishing
    Touching, vibrant, and humorous, this lively collection of poems accompanied by beautiful illustrations celebrates childhood and the Mexican American experience. “Invoking ordinary domestic and community incidents, it’s a fine introduction not only to poetry but to Chicano culture. Nelson debuts with scenes--homey, comfortable, bright--that make the book even more accessible.”--Kirkus Reviews This is a collection to read aloud and get kids writing about themselves.”--Booklist
  • Houghton
    Touching, vibrant, and humorous, this lively collection of poems accompanied by beautiful illustrations celebrates childhood and the Mexican American experience. “Invoking ordinary domestic and community incidents, it’s a fine introduction not only to poetry but to Chicano culture. Nelson debuts with scenes--homey, comfortable, bright--that make the book even more accessible.”--Kirkus ReviewsThis is a collection to read aloud and get kids writing about themselves.”--Booklist
    This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Poetry)

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