René Has Two Last Names / René tiene dos apellidos
Fabiola Graullera Ramirez
In this story based on the author's childhood, a young Salvadoran immigrant is teased for having two last names until he presents his family tree project celebrating his heritage.
Culture/Ethnicity; Bilingual; Immigrants and refugees; bilingual child; bilingual family; two languages; immigrant child
mother and father
International Latino Book Award, 2010, 2nd place, Best Children's Picture Book (bilingual)
Skipping Stones Honor Award, 2010, Winner, Multicultural And International Awareness
Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2010, Commended Title
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2010 Ages 5 to 9
last names; family tree; school project; leaves; ancestry; name tag; bullying
Lainez, Rene Colato, "René Has Two Last Names / René tiene dos apellidos" (2009). Diverse Families. 1935.