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Abuela's Special Letters Bilingual Edition
Contributor(s): Jules, Jacqueline, Smith, Kim (Illustrator)
ISBN: 1515807282     ISBN-13: 9781515807285
Publisher: Picture Window Books
    OUR PRICE: $21.32  
Product Type: Library
Published: January 2017
Annotation: Sofia is making a family time capsule to be opened in fifteen years, and Abuela contributes letters to each of her grandchildren--but Sofia is so consumed with curiosity that she decides to sneak a peak at what her letter says.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Time capsules; Juvenile fiction.
Hispanic American children; Juvenile fiction.
Hispanic American families; Juvenile fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places | United States
- Juvenile Fiction | Family
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | Friendship
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: 2016057603
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Series: Sofia Martinez
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 9.50" H x 6.25" W x 0.50" (0.52 lbs) 27 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 187258
Reading Level: 2.6   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2017 Fall)
In Sofia's large Hispanic family, even a mundane event--here building a time capsule (Abuela's) and shopping for school supplies (Shopping)--can cause excitement. Though the stories' initial scenarios are amusing, the light plots are low-stakes. The accessible English texts are peppered with Spanish words in pink type and amusingly illustrated. Discussion and writing prompts are appended. Glos. [Review covers these Sofia Martinez titles: Abuela's Special Letters and Shopping Trip Trouble.] Copyright 2017 Horn Book Guide Reviews.