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My Abuelita (School And Library) (Tony Johnston)
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Winner of a 2010 Pura Belpre Illustrator Honor!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 hercarcacha—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 does Abuelita do? With her booming voice and wonderful props, Abuelita is a storyteller. Next to being a grandmother, that may be the most important job of all.Sprinkled with Spanish and infused with love, My Abuelita is a glorious celebration of family, imagination, and the power of story.