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Abuela
(Book)

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Published:
New York : Dutton Children's Books, c1991.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 2.5 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
510L
Status:
3 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Busch Annapolis Library - Children's Fiction
JP (D)
Description
A younggirland her grandmother celebrate their home andrelationshipin this magical story. Winner of the Parents' Choice Award! Come join Rosalba and her grandmother, her abuela, on a magical journey as theyfly over the streets, sights, and people of New York City which sparkles below. The story is narrated in English,and sprinkled with Spanish phrases asAbuela points out places that they explore together. The exhilaration inRosalba'sand Abuela's story is magnified by the loving bond that only a grandmother and granddaughter can share. Also available in a Spanish-language edition (ISBN- 978-0-14-056226-2) "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 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 BooklistEditor's Choice A Horn BookFanfare Listing Winner of the Parent's Choice Award A Hungry Mind ReviewChildren's Books of Distinction List selection A New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing selection
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0525447504 :, 9780525447504 (hdc.) :
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 2.5, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
510

Notes

Description
While riding on a bus with her grandmother, a little girl imagines that they are carried up into the sky and fly over the sights of New York City.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Dorros, A., & Kleven, E. (1991). Abuela. New York: Dutton Children's Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dorros, Arthur and Elisa Kleven. 1991. Abuela. New York: Dutton Children's Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Dorros, Arthur and Elisa Kleven, Abuela. New York: Dutton Children's Books, 1991.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Dorros, Arthur., and Elisa Kleven. Abuela. New York: Dutton Children's Books, 1991. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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