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Manuela's gift

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Chronicle Books,
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Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 560L
More than anything, Manuela wants a new yellow party dress for her birthday. But times are hard for her family and what she gets instead is her Mama's blue dress cut and resewn to fit her. Disappointed, she lays down under the pinata Papa has hung for her party and begins to dream that it is filled with new dresses. She also dreams that the pinata holds eggs for Mama to cook, rain for Papa's thirsty corn, and a strong horse for Grandmother to ride when she is tired. Thinking of her family, Manuela discovers that she has much to be thankful for. Kristyn Estes' poetic text and Claire Cotts' magical paintings make this a touching story full of hope and celebration.
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Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 560L
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Grouped Work ID e842d49c-fc0a-fe56-a90d-c6fefb4640c3
Grouping Title manuela s gift
Grouping Author estes kristyn rehling
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-04 04:37:32AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-17 05:20:53AM

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primary_isbn 9780811820851
publishDate 1999
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subject_facet Birthdays -- Juvenile fiction, Family life -- Mexico -- Fiction, Gifts -- Juvenile fiction, Mexico -- Juvenile fiction, Pinatas -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Manuela's gift
title_full Manuela's gift / by Kristyn Estes ; illustrated by Claire Cotts
title_short Manuela's gift
topic_facet Birthdays, Family life, Gifts, Pinatas