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Pepita Finds Out / Lo que Pepita descubre
The spitfire heroine Pepita has been given a school assignment to "find out things" about her parents or another older member of her family. But who wants to hear about her family? How can she make her report "very, very important" if no one has anything to say? In this, the fourth installment of the Pepita series, Pepita discovers that the love and car of a family is very ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Arte Publico Press
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The overall theme for this book is learning to slowly start and embrace your culture. You need to accept what type of family you have and what type of culture you live, but for some students it may be difficult. This book would be great to read to an ELL, or any student, who feels that they are different. Pepita goes on a search to discover her family and finds out that they are more interesting and more important than she thought. She realizes that everyone needs to be proud of where they come ...more
In this book, Pepita is assigned to interview people for a school project. She begins to ask many different animals pretending she can talk to them, and making stories up that she thinks would be very interesting. Then she starts to interview her family members, but thinks that their responses are boring and her class won't enjoy her presentation. Towards the end she realizes that even if their stories aren't the most interesting, its who they are and what they do, and that's why she loves them. ...more
Nov 24, 2013 Michelle Marcano rated it really liked it
This is the story about Pepita, for a school project she has to interview different people. She first interviews animals and imagines what their stories would be. Everything she comes up with is very interesting. When she starts to interview her family she thinks their stories will not be interesting to her classmates. Later she discovers that family is important and no matter where they come from and what they do they are family and family should always be together. I love this book use in the ...more