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Little Crow To The Rescue/El Cuervito al Rescate

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Little Crow to the Rescue / El Cuervito Al Rescate is a colorful folktale about the natural world by renowned Chicano writer Victor Villasenor. Father Crow teaches Little Crow about the long, interrelated relationship between crows and humans. But in spite of all that each does for the other & the humans plant the corn that feeds the crows, and they in turn sing ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Pinata Books
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Sara
Sep 17, 2012 Sara rated it really liked it
This bilingual book is well written and explains a feature of the world that young students may not understand. In the book, a father tells his son a story about crows and why they fly away before humans can reach and catch them. Crows, as told by the father, are intelligent creatures and fly away as soon as they see a farmer bend down to pick up rocks; crows, according to the farmer know when farmers are about to throw rocks at them and therefore, they fly away before the humans have a chance ...more
Jenna Hannibal
Audience- primary, boys and girls

Appeal- translated into Spanish, bright pictures, easy to read

Application- I would use this book as a way to familiarize students with the Spanish language, see how it translates, and see what the writing looks like.
Kelly
Jan 13, 2011 Kelly added it
Shelves: picture-book, spanish
Illustrations are interesting because they have an outline so they seem detached from the overall picture, but the colors are nice and bold. Good story - is a fable but kind of strange/dumb.
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Victor Villaseñor is an acclaimed Mexican-American writer, best known for the New York Times bestseller novel Rain of Gold. Villaseñor's works are often taught in American schools. He went on to write Thirteen Senses: A Memoir (2001), a continuation of Rain of Gold. His book Burro Genius: A Memoir (2004) describes his life. The author has received awards and endorsements, including an appointment ...more
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