I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa

I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa

by Kathryn Heling, Deborah Hembrook, Bonnie Adamson
     
 

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Abby concocts comical and innovative strategies to get glasses. She thinks glasses make her best friend Rosa look beautiful. In the quest to have glasses like Rosa, Abby invents a multitude of ingenious ways to getting the glasses she so dearly desires. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Abby grows in

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Abby concocts comical and innovative strategies to get glasses. She thinks glasses make her best friend Rosa look beautiful. In the quest to have glasses like Rosa, Abby invents a multitude of ingenious ways to getting the glasses she so dearly desires. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Abby grows in appreciation of her own uniqueness.

The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self?esteem, self?acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

Editorial Reviews

Catholic Library Association
This book is a sequel to I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby. Each double-paged spread has the English sentences on top with the Spanish translation below it. This book would work well for Spanish classes or for discussion on individual differences, Recommended for ages 3-7.
Midwest Book Review
Elementary school psychologist Kathryn Heling and kindergarten teacher Deborah Hembrook present I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby, a bilingual English/Spanish picturebook where a young Hispanic girl, Rosa, who wishes she had freckles like her friend Abby. Gentle color illustrations and an English/Spanish vocabulary on the final page rounds out this warmhearted "grass-is-greener on the other side of the fence" tale.
Author's Choice Reviews
A lesson in accepting others and one's self packaged in an easy-to-read story in both English and Spanish (a plus for bi-lingual or home school families) with illustrations that shine with the laughter of friendship and love. Recommended.
—Carolyn R Scheidies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781621670179
Publisher:
Raven Tree Press, LLC
Publication date:
03/12/2012
Series:
I Wish Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
4 MB
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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