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Abuela by Arthur Dorros
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May 01, 1997 | ISBN 9780140562255

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Praise for Abuela

“A book to set any child dreaming…any reader can handle it, whether familiar with Spanish or not. It’s just joyful.”-The New York Times

* “A marvelous balancing of narrative simplicity with visual intricacy…the city is transformed into a treasure trove of jewels, dazzling the eye, uplifting the spirits.”–The Horn Book (starred review) 

* “Each illustration is a masterpiece of color, line, and form that will mesmerize youngsters…The smooth text, interspersed with Spanish words and phrases, provides ample context clues…a jewel.”–Booklist (starred review)

“Dorros’s text seamlessly weaves Spanish words and phrases into the English narrative, retaining a dramatic quality rarely found in bilingual picture books”—Publisher’s Weekly 

“Should prove useful not only for collections in which there is need for ethnic diversity, but also as enrichment for intellectually curious children who are intrigued by the exploration of another language.”–School Library Journal

An ALA Notable Book
An NCSS-CBC Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
A Library of Congress Children’s Book of the Year
An American Booksellers Pick of the Lists selection
A Booklist Editor’s Choice
A Horn Book Fanfare Listing
Winner of the Parent’s Choice Award
A Hungry Mind Review Children’s Books of Distinction List selection
A New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing selection

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