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Good Night Captain Mama: Buenas Noches Capitan Mama

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This ground-breaking book received the following awards this year: "Best Educational Children's Book - Bilingual" category at the 2014 International Latino Books Awards held at the 2014 American Library Association National convention, Bronze Medal at the Military Writers Society of America Book Awards, "Children Ages 12 and Under" category and the Silver Medal at the 2014 ...more
Paperback, 40 pages
Published June 4th 2013 by Gracefully Global Group
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Dolly
Nov 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
I attended a Women Veterens Career Development forum yesterday. In our goodie bags, we received this spanish/english picture book by Graciela Tiscareno-Sato and illustrated by Linda Lens.

The book details the interaction between a young boy, Marco, who is getting ready for bed and his mama, who is getting ready to go out and fly a night air refueling sortie as an Air Force Navigator.

The narrative is short, with both english and spanish versions of the dialogue on each page. The illustrations are
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Julie Smith (Knitting and Sundries)
Jul 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
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This review first appeared on my blog: http://www.knittingandsundries.com/20...

This is a sweet short book perfect for a bedtime story or story time at school or the library.

As Marco gets ready to go to bed, his mother comes in and they have a conversation:

"Mama, what's this patch that's red, white and blue" he wanted to know. "That's my American flag," she replied. "Oh. What does it mean?" asked Marco. "This is the symbol of our nation, the U.S.A. I serve in our military to protect our country a
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Valerie Ormond
Apr 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: veterans, childrens
"Good Night Captain Mama: Buenas Noches Capitan Mama" is a lovely children's book explaining what some moms do - fly planes for their country! United States Air Force veteran Graciela Tiscareno-Sato tells the story credibly with her aviation experience. She also shows the tender mom side through "Captain Mama," explaining to her young son in the book what patches on the uniform mean and why she serves. This bilingual book is one of a kind and a great way to introduce children to the fact that bo ...more
Crystal
In Captain Mama, a young child asks many questions, a very typical scenario for youngsters. Through the questioning, we learn about the job that Captain Mama does in the military. The story is presented in a bilingual format and would work especially well with young children from military families. It is very much a "teaching" type of book though as there really isn't a storyline it is mostly question and answer.
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