Sunday, July 31, 2011

Nominee #10: My Abuelita by Johnston

My Abuelita 
by Tony Johnston
Illustrated by Yuyi Morales

Abuelita’s hair is the color of salt. Her face is as crinkled as a dried chile. She booms out words as wild as blossoms blooming. She stuffs her carcacha—her jalopy—with all the things she needs: a plumed snake, a castle, a skeleton, and more. Her grandson knows he has the most amazing grandmother ever—with a very important job. What could Abuelita's job be?

Sprinkled with Spanish and infused with love, My Abuelita is a glorious celebration of family, imagination, and the power of story.

Information taken from dust jacket

The Making of My Abuelita:

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