When This World Was New
Enrique O Sanchez
Lee & Low Books
When his father leads him on a magical trip of discovery through new fallen snow, a young boy who emigrated from his warm island home overcomes fears about living in New York.
Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Language barrier; Immigrants and refugees; communication barrier; learning a new language; immigrant family; immigrant children; immigrant parents
mother and father
Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 13th Edition, 2002 Hispanic American Voices and Experiences
Best Childern's Book of the Year, 2008 Ages 5 to 9
Best Children's Book of the Year, 2000 Five to Nine Today
Best Children's Book of the Year: New Beginnings: Life in a New Land, 2008 Ages 5 to 9
Growing up Latino in the USA, 2004
Images of Community: Selected Books for Children and Young Adult, 2011 Reaching Out: Finding and Creating Commuinty (Picture Books)
Caribbean; New York; plane; jet; snow; fear; Spanish; reunion; new life; English; footprints
Figueredo, D. H., "When This World Was New" (1999). Diverse Families. 1761.