From North to South / Del Norte al Sur

By René Colato Laínez
Illustrations by Joe Cepeda

Watch Dr. Viviana Hurtado from The Wise Latina Club interview René Colato Laínez about his own journey to the USA and why he writes stories for immigrant children.

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Guided Reading:




Interest Level:

Grades K - 5

Reading Level:

Grades 3 - 4


California, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Courage, Empathy/Compassion, Families, Fathers, Geography, Home, Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Kindness/Caring, Latino/Hispanic/Mexican Interest, Mexico, Mothers, Optimism/Enthusiasm, Overcoming Obstacles, People In Motion, Persistence/Grit, Realistic Fiction, Respect/Citizenship, Bilingual


Fluent Bilingual, Bilingual English/Spanish and Dual Language Books , Mexico Culture Collection, Family Diversity , California Book Collection , Appendix B Diverse Collection Grades K-2, Appendix B Diverse Collection Grades 3-6, Bilingual Bestsellers, Latin American Spanish/Bilingual Collection, Bilingual English/Spanish Collection , Immigration Collection, Refugee Children's Book Collection, Social and Emotional Learning Collection, #OwnVoices Collection, Latin American Collection English 6PK, Teaching Tough Topics with Children's Literature Webinar, EmbraceRace Webinar: Books that Support Kids To Think Critically About Racial Inequity, Authentic Spanish List Grades PreK-2, Trauma-Informed Collection, Bilingual Spanish/English Guided Reading Level P, Authentic Spanish List

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