Mariana and Her Familia
Written by Mónica Mancillas
Illustrated by Erika Meza
Published by HarperCollins Publishers
Mariana is visiting her abuelita and extended family in Mexico for the first time. Her tummy does a flip as she and Mami cross the frontera.
There are all new sights, smells, and sounds. And at Abuelita’s house, Mariana is overwhelmed by new faces and Spanish phrases she doesn’t understand.
But with a story, some kindness, and a few new words from Abuelita, Mariana discovers that the love of family knows no cultural divide.
Primary ISBN: 9780062962461
Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 4 or older
Community Represented: Mexican/Mexican American
Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Generation: 1st, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas, Visiting Home Country, Welcoming by Individual
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: 1st Generation
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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