Abuelita and I Make Flan
Written by Adriana Hernández Bergstrom
Illustrated by Adriana Hernández Bergstrom
Published by Charlesbridge
Anita loves to bake with her abuela, especially when they are using her grandmother’s special recipes for Cuban desserts like flan!
Anita is making flan for Papi’s birthday, but when she accidentally breaks Abuelita’s treasured flan serving plate from Cuba, she struggles with what to do. Anita knows it’s right to tell the truth, but what if Abuelita gets upset? Worried that she has already ruined the day, Anita tries to be the best helper. After cooking the flan, they need a serving dish! Anita comes up with a wonderful solution.
Complete with a glossary of Spanish terms and a traditional recipe for flan, Abuelita and I Make Flan is a delicious celebration of food, culture, and family.
Primary ISBN: 9781623542658
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Picture Book, Age 5 or older
Community Represented: Cuban/Cuban American
Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Recommended: Las Musas
Setting: United States
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: 2nd Generation
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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