Written by Susan Middleton Elya
Illustrated by Felipe Davalos
Published by Lee & Low Books
Ana Patino is adjusting well to her new life in the United States, but her mother is having a difficult time because she doesn’t speak English. When Ana’s baby brother falls ill, Mama tries to get help, but no one can understand her. Now convinced of the need to learn the native language, Mama agrees to take English lessons. As her knowledge of the English language grows, so does her sense of confidence and belonging.
Primary ISBN: 9781584300205
Available As: Hardcover, Paperback
Picture Book, Age 06 or older
Community Represented: Mexican/Mexican American
Setting: United States
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Immigrant
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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