A mother and her young son make the journey from Mexico to San Francisco. Not understanding English she faces many language and cultural challenges but with the help of her mother-in-law she discovers the power of the public library, which opens a world of opportunities for her as she can look, learn, and eventually read English. This simple, visually appealing picture book for K-4 is a suitable read-aloud to explore the complex ideas of immigration, cultural challenges, communities, libraries, perseverance, and starting in a new home.
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English Language Arts