A Day's Work
When Francisco, a young Mexican American boy, tries to help his grandfather find work, he discovers that even though the old man cannot speak English, he has something even more valuable to teach Francisco.
Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Language barrier; Poverty; Immigrants and refugees; communication barrier; different languages; financial hardship; immigrant grandfather
mother and grandfather
Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 1994, Commended, Picture Book
Parents' Choice Award, 1997, Gold, Paperback
Eureka! California in Children's Literature, 2003 Fiction
Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Second Edition, 1997
Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of the Social Studies, 1994
California; honesty; Mexican Americans; work; gardening; work ethic; payment
Bunting, Eve, "A Day's Work" (1994). Diverse Families. 1883.