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Remembering Grandma / Recordando a Abuela
A poignant bilingual picture book about the death of a grandparent Like most Saturdays, Mr. Garcia's rooster wakes Lorena much earlier than she wants to wake up. Lorena pulls the covers over her head to block out the day, but she knows she has to get up. Today is no ordinary Saturday. She and her mother will be going to Grandpa's house. Since Grandma's recent death, ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by Pinata Books
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This fiction book is about a young girl and her family dealing with the death of a grandmother. She explains how the dynamic of her family has changed since her grandmothers death. She talks about the emotions they felt when reminiscing on her life and going through some of her old things. This story is translated in English and in Spanish and can be used to talk about feelings, or descriptive words that show emotions or add mood to the text. It also has much dialogue, in which the young girl ...more