By Mimi Chapra
Illustrated by Christy Hale
Six Pack: $27.50
A Latino boy and his friends celebrate his birthday at a party with a traditional piñata.
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About the Creators
was born in Havana, Cuba. As a young girl, she loved to recite rhymes while she jumped rope, and she took up jumping rope again to help her feel the rhythm of this story. Mimi is a full-time writer. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her husband in the Wissahikon woods near their home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
is the author and illustrator of The East-West House: Noguchi’s Childhood in Japan, a Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year selection. She has also illustrated several award-winning picture books, including Elizabeti’s Doll and its two sequels. As an art educator, Hale has written about artists for Instructor magazine’s Masterpiece of the Month feature and workshops. Hale lives with her family in Palo Alto, California. Visit her online at christyhale.com.
About This Title
Six Pack: 9781584309307
Interest Level:Grades 1 - 1
Reading Level:Grades 1 - 1
Sharing & Giving, Multiethnic interest, Latino/Hispanic/Mexican Interest, Holidays/Traditions, Games/Toys, Friendship, Families, Cultural Diversity, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Pride, Collaboration, Optimism/Enthusiasm, Self Control/Self Regulation
Part of These Collections
Emergent English, Emergent Dual Language, Bebop English Guided Reading Level D, Bebop Latin American English Grades PreK-2, Bebop Realistic Fiction Collection Grades PreK-2, Dual Language Levels D-I Collection