Don Radio: Un Cuento En Ingles y Espanol

Don Radio: Un Cuento En Ingles y Espanol

by Arthur Dorros
     
 

Diego and his family are migrant farmers who move from state to state picking fruits and vegetables. Each day brings a new experience--a different place, a different crop, and different people to meet. But no matter where Diego goes, his radio goes with him--it helps him to learn about the places he's going and to keep in touch with the people he meets along the

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Diego and his family are migrant farmers who move from state to state picking fruits and vegetables. Each day brings a new experience--a different place, a different crop, and different people to meet. But no matter where Diego goes, his radio goes with him--it helps him to learn about the places he's going and to keep in touch with the people he meets along the way. Full color.

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Children's Literature - Lulu Delacre
Set in the southwestern United States, this is the brief account of Diego, the young son of migrant farm workers. As he and his family travel from farm to farm in search of new crops to pick, Diego relies on his radio to keep connected to where he's been, to find out about where he is going and even to contact his best friend. Told in Spanish and English the story shows an honest hardworking family united in the goal of survival, and a young boy who makes the best of the circumstances in which he lives. The illustrations are unremarkable. 1997 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780064434829
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Series:
Harper Arco Iris Series
Edition description:
English/Spanish
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
1,112,187
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.09(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Arthur Dorros views being a writer like being a traveling detective. He finds ideas all around. He learned Spanish while living in Latin America, and many of his stories, such as Abuelo, grow from those experiences. Arthur is the author of many books for children, including Julio's Magic, a CLASP Américas Award Commended Title; Papá and Me, a Pura Belpré Honor Book; and the popular Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science book Ant Cities. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Arthur Dorros views being a writer like being a traveling detective. He finds ideas all around. He learned Spanish while living in Latin America, and many of his stories, such as Abuelo, grow from those experiences. Arthur is the author of many books for children, including Julio's Magic, a CLASP Américas Award Commended Title; Papá and Me, a Pura Belpré Honor Book; and the popular Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science book Ant Cities. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

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