An evocative collection of short stories by a three-time Pura Belpre honoree. Now available in paperback!
When Carmen Teresa receives a notebook as a holiday gift, the guests suggest she write down their own childhood stories, which they tell. But Carmen Teresa, who loves to cook, collects their family recipes instead!
With energy, sensitivity, and warmth, Lulu Delacre introduces readers to a symphony of colorful characters whose 9 stories dance through a year of Latin American holidays and customs. Countries include Mexico, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Guatamala and Peru. Seventeen delicious and authentic recipes are included.
|Product dimensions:||5.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.20(d)|
|Age Range:||7 - 10 Years|
About the Author
Lulu Delacre was born to Argentinian parents and grew up in Puerto Rico. Her award-winning books for children include GOLDEN TALES: MYTHS, LEGENDS AND FOLKTALES FROM LATIN AMERICA; ARROZ CON LECHE: POPULAR SONGS AND RHYMES FROM LATIN AMERICA; and her Scholastic Pura Belpre Award Honor Book, THE BOSSY GALLITO (text by Lucia M. Gonzalez). You can visit her online at www.luludelacre.com!
Table of Contents
|New Year's Day||1|
|A Carpet for Holy Week: Flor's Story||8|
|At the Beach: Abuelito's Story||18|
|The Night of San Juan: Abuelita's Story||28|
|Teatime: Abita's Story||37|
|Birthday Pinala: Uncle Robert's Story||44|
|The Lord of Miracles: Dona Josefa's Story||55|
|Aguinaldo: Tia Marilia's Story||62|
|Carmen Teresa's Gift||71|
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Salsa Stories based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Carmen teresa and her family spend new year telling stories about when they where young or children.This book is mostly about each persons story.With every storie carmen teresa finds that they each have a recipe.So she decides to make a journal or a cook book to remind her of ever storie.