Thursday, January 14, 2016

Mango, Abuela and Me - ADVISABLE

Medina, Meg Mango, Abuela and Me, illustrated by Angela Dominguez PICTUREBOOK. 32 pgs. Candlewick Press 2015. $15.99. Content: G. 

Abuela has moved in with Mia. Mia loves her grandmother, but Abuela doesn’t speak English and Mia doesn’t speak Spanish. Then Mia has a great idea! Soon, Abuela is teaching Spanish to Mia, and Mia is teaching English to Abuela and their relationship changes.  

The large, sweet illustrations make this a fun read aloud. A tender story with a great message. 

EL - ADVISABLE Lisa Librarian

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