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Mango, Abuela, and Me (2015)

Author: Meg Medina [link to author's website]
Illustrator: Angela Dominguez

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Publisher: Candlewick
Number of pages: 32 pages

Mia's abuela has left her sunny house with parrots and palm trees to live with Mia and her parents in the city. The night she arrives, Mia tries to share her favorite book with Abuela before they go to sleep and discovers that Abuela cant read the words inside. So while they cook, Mia helps Abuela learn English, and Mia learns some Spanish too, but its still hard for Abuela to learn the words she needs to tell Mia all her stories. Then Mia sees a parrot in the pet-shop window and has the perfecto idea for how to help them all communicate a little better. An endearing tale from an award-winning duo that speaks loud and clear about learning new things and the love that bonds family members.

ISBN 13: 978-0763669003
Reading Level (grade): 3.4
Reading Level (A-Z): O

Available in Available in Spanish.