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The Resource Abuelos, story by Pat Mora ; pictures by Amelia Lau Carling

Abuelos, story by Pat Mora ; pictures by Amelia Lau Carling

Label
Abuelos
Title
Abuelos
Statement of responsibility
story by Pat Mora ; pictures by Amelia Lau Carling
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Young Ray and Amelia move to a new village and experience the fright and fun of "los abuelos" for the first time.The tradition of "los abuelos" comes from northern New Mexico. In the cold months of midwinter, village men disappear to disguise themselves as scary old men and then descend on the children, teasing them and asking if they've been good
Summary
Moving to a new village, Ray and Amelia experience the thrill of the northern New Mexico tradition of "los abuelos" for the first time that involves old men dressing up in frightening costumes who descend upon the local children, ask if they have been good, and then encourage them to dance, sing, and eat treats around a roaring bonfire
Storyline
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
293101
Cataloging source
IMF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mora, Pat
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
540
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Carling, Amelia Lau
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holidays
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Holidays
  • Hispanic Americans
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Abuelos, story by Pat Mora ; pictures by Amelia Lau Carling
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn268661948
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780888997166
Other physical details
col. ill
System control number
(OCoLC)268661948
Label
Abuelos, story by Pat Mora ; pictures by Amelia Lau Carling
Publication
Control code
ocn268661948
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780888997166
Other physical details
col. ill
System control number
(OCoLC)268661948

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