Mango, Abuela y yo (Mango, Abuela, and Me)

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Mango, Abuela y yo (Mango, Abuela, and Me)

by Meg Medina

Illustrations by Angela Dominguez

First Release:

August 2015

ISBN: 9780763684532

2016 Pura Belpré Honor Book, Author and Illustrator
Mia’s grandmother moves in with her familia. Mia doesn’t speak español, and Abuela doesn’t speak inglés, but a parrot named Mango may be able to help. Full-color illustrations done in ink, gouache, and marker, and “a sprinkling of digital magic.”

  • ISBN: 9780763684532
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Candlewick
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 9 1/16" x 10 5/8"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.6, Points: 0.5
    Awards & Honors: 2016 Pura Belpré Honor Book, Author and Illustrator
    Booklist Best Picture Books of 2015
    ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Younger Readers
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Picture Books
    Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2016, Multicultural Fiction
    2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, K–2
    2016 CCBC Choices–Picture Books for School-Age Children
    2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Fiction Picture Books
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Today
    Genre: Fic
    Language: Spanish
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