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Family Pictures / Cuadros de familia

Last updated Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Author: Carmen Lomas Garza
Illustrator: Carmen Lomas Garza
Date of Publication: 1992
ISBN: 0892390506
Grade Level: 3rd    (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines.)
Date(s) Used: May 2003

Synopsis: The day-to-day experiences of a young girl in a traditional Hispanic community form the basis of this lovingly told, beautifully illustrated book.

Discussion topics: To be posted soon ...

Craft ideas:
•  Make a ?quilt? out of construction paper - what special items would you want on it - draw.
•  What are some traditions in your family - draw and write the story.

*Note: These craft ideas are just suggestions. You can use them, but you don't have to use them. You can expand upon them, or add your own twist. Remember, though, that the focus of your time should not be on the development and execution of a craft; the focus should be on the read-aloud and the enjoyment of the book!