My First-Generation Family
Looking Glass Library
My First-Generation Family is the story of a normal day in Manny's life. When classmate Lenny visits his home, he discovers Manny's family moved here from Mexico. Who picks up Manny from school in a taxi? Papa! Who brings home dinner from her restaurant job? Mama! Who reads Manny's bedtime story? Mama and Papa! Lenny realizes love makes a family.
Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Language barrier; Immigrant and refugees; learning a new language; immigrant family; immigrant children; immigrant parents
Latinx (Mexican) / White
mother and father
camera; dentist; doctor; diner; friendship; school; learning English; soccer; love; taxi driver; waitress; certifications
Harrington, Claudia, "My First-Generation Family" (2018). Diverse Families. 1768.