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Carmen Learns English

Title

Carmen Learns English

Authors

Judy Cox

Illustrator

Angela Dominguez

Publisher

Holiday House

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780823421749

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Newly-arrived in the United States from Mexico, Carmen is apprehensive about going to school and learning English.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; Language barrier; learning a new language; different languages

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Mexican

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2011
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

Spanish; English; Mexico; school; classmates; younger sibling; shyness

Diversity Impact

direct

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