DIVerse Families
 
When Christmas Feels Like Home

Title

When Christmas Feels Like Home

Illustrator

Carolina Farias

Publisher

Albert Whitman & Company

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780807588727

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Language Barrier; learning a new language

Annotation

When his family moves from a small Mexican village to North Carolina, Eduardo asks how soon he will feel at home, and slowly his Tio Miguel's seemingly impossible replies come true until, at last, he can put out the Nativity scene he carved with his grandfather.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

Mexican

Awards

American Association of University Women Award for Juvenile Literature, 2014, Nominee

Keywords

Christmas; Nativity; friends; soccer; football; new school; new home; Mexico; North Carolina

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

When Christmas Feels Like Home

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