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When Christmas Feels Like Home

Title

When Christmas Feels Like Home

Illustrator

Carolina Farias

Publisher

Albert Whitman & Company

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780807588727

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

Family Relationships; Language Barrier; learning a new language

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Mexican

Family Formation

mother and father

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

Diversity Impact

indirect

When Christmas Feels Like Home

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