Domincian American

Luis Paints the World

Posted by on Jan 21, 2016 in Ages 05 and up, Domincian American, North America, Theme: Community, Theme: Sibling Relationship, Theme: The Arts, Theme: War, United States | Comments Off on Luis Paints the World

Luis Paints the World

Luis Paints the World By Terry Farish Illustrated by Oliver Dominguez Published by Lerner Publishing Group Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children Honor for “fiction that has the potential to transform children’s lives by inviting compassion, imagination, and wonder.” Find a copy at Amazon | IndieBound | B&N | Worldcat Description Nico is joining the Army to see the world. His younger brother, Luis, begins a mural on the alleyway wall to try to convince Nico to stay. But in Nico’s absence, Luis’s world expands along with the mural in their...

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My Feet Are Laughing

Posted by on Aug 9, 2012 in Ages 04 and up, Central America, Domincian American, Theme: Building Futures, Theme: Family Death, Theme: Family Relationships | Comments Off on My Feet Are Laughing

My Feet Are Laughing

My Feet Are Laughing By Lissette Norman Illustrated by Frank Morrison Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux “My Feet Are Laughing is a positive addition to the body of multicultural children’s literature and will easily appeal to a second-generation immigrant audience through its combination of references to hip hop, the urban landscape, and life in a modern family within Latino culture.” —Sybil Durand, Purdue University Press Find a copy at Amazon | IndieBound | B&N Description Sadie likes living in her grandmother’s brownstone, where she has her own bedroom and a backyard...

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