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Books for Children to Enjoy

You and your child will have a fun time reading from my collection of children's books. The books feature Latino children and their
families in engaging stories that children of all ages and backgrounds will appreciate. Children will identify with the characters and
enjoy sharing in their many adventures.
(See also the five books on the bottom of the home page.)

Mango Moon

Maricela describes what happens to her family when her father is taken to be deported. She learns love has no borders.

La Luna Mango

Spanish version of Mango Moon

Patchwork Garden

(hardcover, $15.95 Bilingual)
A little girl finds a way to make gardens spring up all across the city.

Dancing Miranda

(hardcover, $16.95 Bilingual)
Miranda's mother helps her learn that the sad story she overheard doesn't have to keep her from soaring across the stage.


(hardcover, $15.95 Bilingual)
Two little girls hatch a plan to save a rooster from becoming Sunday dinner.

A Day Without Sugar

(hardcover, $17.95 Bilingual)
Cousins have fun hunting for hidden sugar in their food and finding delicious alternatives.

The Dessert Garden

(paper, $10.95)
Julio dreams of donut trees, but finds a garden and cafe filled with nature's sweet treats, including fruit popsicles and smoothies and baked apples with sweet fruit salsa.

The Monster in the Mattress

(paper, $9.95 Bilingual)
Six little mysteries: a disappearing hamster, a reappearing witch, a clever mouse, a psychic mother cat, mysterious dents in grandma's flour, and the monster in the mattress.

21 primos(paper, $6.99)
Spanish Version of 21 Cousins

What Am I
Children learn the names of vehicles in Spanish through English rhymes. A lift-the-flap board book