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Empanadas for Everyone

Written by Jackie Azïa Kramer
Illustrated by Lenny Wen
Published by Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers

Every Saturday, Carina visits Tía Mimi in her barrio, which is always humming with life. There is música that hums from the windows, old cuentos floating on the breeze, and the honking of cars that creates the soundtrack of the morning. Every Saturday, she loves to make empanadas with her aunt, singing: “I like empanadas! I like you! ¡Me gustan las empanadas! ¡Me gustas tú!”

Not this Saturday though. This Saturday, Tía Mimi has gone to volunteer at the neighborhood food center and asks Carina to collect the ingredients all on her own. But maybe, with a little guidance from friends, Carina will be able to help Tía Mimi—and learn a little about what connects a community along the way.

Primary ISBN: 9781665914581
Publication Date: August 2023
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Pciture Book , Age 04 or older

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Setting: United States

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: Unknown

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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