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This bilingual memoir by a celebrated poet paints a vivid picture of his migrant farmworker childhood. Full-color illustrations.

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Now available in paperback, poet Juan Felipe Herreras bilingual memoir paints a vivid picture of his migrant farmworker childhood. His rich, evocative prose re-creates the joy of eating under the open sky, celebrating at a fiesta with other farm families, and listening to his mother singing Mexican songs and his father calling the doves. “A welcome alternative to the usually bleak portrayal of the migrant farmworker experience, this is an inspirational self-portrait of a loving Latino family.” — Booklist

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ISBN:
9780892391660
Author:
Simmons, Elly
Author:
Simmons, Elly
Publisher:
Children's Book Press (CA)
Subject:
General
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Ethnic - Hispanic & Latino
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Hispanic/Latino
Subject:
Children s-General
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20010331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.79x8.08x.14 in. .27 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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Now available in paperback, poet Juan Felipe Herreras bilingual memoir paints a vivid picture of his migrant farmworker childhood. His rich, evocative prose re-creates the joy of eating under the open sky, celebrating at a fiesta with other farm families, and listening to his mother singing Mexican songs and his father calling the doves. “A welcome alternative to the usually bleak portrayal of the migrant farmworker experience, this is an inspirational self-portrait of a loving Latino family.” — Booklist
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