I Love Saturdays y Domingos  -     By: Alma Flor Ada
    Illustrated By: Elivia Savadier
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I Love Saturdays y Domingos

Illustrated By: Elivia Savadier
Atheneum Books for Young Readers / 2002 / Hardcover

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 11.34 X 7.72 X 0.39 (inches)
ISBN: 0689318197
ISBN-13: 9780689318191
Ages: 4-8

Publisher's Description

Saturdays and Sundays are very special days for the child in this story. On Saturdays, she visits Grandma and Grandpa, who come from a European-American background, and on Sundays -- los domingos -- she visits Abuelito y Abuelita, who are Mexican-American. While the two sets of grandparents are different in many ways, they also have a great deal in common -- in particular, their love for their granddaughter.
While we follow our narrator to the circus and the pier, share stories from her grandparents' pasts, and celebrate her birthday, the depth and joy of both cultures are conveyed in Spanish and English. This affirmation of both heritages will speak to all children who want to know more about their own families and ethnic backgrounds.

Author Bio

Alma Flor Ada, an authority on multicultural and bilingual education, is the recipient of the 2012 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award. She is the author of numerous award-winning books for young readers, including Dancing Home with Gabriel Zubizarreta, My Name Is María Isabel, Under the Royal Palms (Pura Belpré Medal), Where the Flame Trees Bloom, and The Gold Coin (Christopher Award Medal). She lives in California, and you can visit her at AlmaFlorAda.com.

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