Abuelo

Hardcover | April 22, 2014

byArthur Dorros

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Together, a young boy and his abuelo (grandfather) go camping, ride horses, and even confront a mountain lion. Soon, the boy's family moves to the city from the country, away from Abuelo, and it is the boy's memories that help him adjust to his new life.

Arthur Dorros's skillful blend of Spanish and English and Raúl Colón's poignant paintings illuminate how the special bond between an abuelo and a nieto (grandson) reaches across miles. Fans of Dorros's Papá and Me and Abuela will delight in this bilingual and multigenerational picture book about a special family relationship.

This strong Common Core title features the following important strands and standards: Determine new word meaning; English/Spanish vocabulary; strong picture support.

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Together, a young boy and his abuelo (grandfather) go camping, ride horses, and even confront a mountain lion. Soon, the boy's family moves to the city from the country, away from Abuelo, and it is the boy's memories that help him adjust to his new life.Arthur Dorros's skillful blend of Spanish and English and Raúl Colón's poignant pai...

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When I was little, Abuelo and I would ride with the wind, "el viento," washing our faces.We could ride anywhere. We would ride into the clouds, with the sky, "el cielo," wrapped around us.Together, a young boy and his abuelo go camping, ride horses, get lost and found, and even confront a mountain lion. And when the boy's family moves ...

Arthur Dorros views being a writer like being a traveling detective. He finds ideas all around. He learned Spanish while living in Latin America, and many of his stories, such asAbuelo, grow from those experiences. Arthur is the author of many books for children, includingJulio's Magic, a CLASP Américas Award Commended Title;Papá and M...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.25 inPublished:April 22, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061686271

ISBN - 13:9780061686276

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