When Christmas Feels Like Home
Albert Whitman & Company
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.
Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Language barrier; Immigrants and refugees; different languages; learning a new language; immigrant family; immigrant parents; immigrant child
mother and father
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2014 History, Life and Culture in the Americas
Christmas; Nativity; friendship; soccer; football; new school; new home; Mexico; North Carolina; pumpkins; adjusting
Griffith, Gretchen, "When Christmas Feels Like Home" (2013). Diverse Families. 1144.