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I Love Saturdays y domingos

Title

I Love Saturdays y domingos

Authors

Alma Flor Ada

Illustrator

Elivia Savadier

Publisher

Atheneum Books for Young Readers,

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9780689318191

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A young girl enjoys the similarities and the differences between her English-speaking and Spanish-speaking grandparents.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

510L

Topic

Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Biracial; Interracial; Bicultural; Bilingual; biracial child; interracial marriage; interracial family; bicultural child; bilingual child; bilingual family

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Mexican American / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2002, Commended
Children's Books on Aging, 2004
Choices, 2003 Picture Books For Older Children
Growing Up Latino in the U.S.A., 2004
Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association, 2003
50 Books about Family, 2011 Younger Children
50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Know, 2015 Preschoolers
Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families, 2011 Picture Book

Keywords

grandparents; weekend activities; pancakes; ocean; English/Spanish; fun with family

Diversity Impact

indirect

I Love Saturdays y domingos

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