• 32 Pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • 9780807540695
  • January 1999

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  • After her family comes to the U.S., a school-age girl describes all of her experiences as “Not like home” or “Just like home,” until she feels “at home.”‚ĶUseful for libraries serving Latino communities with a need for bilingual bibliotherapy on the subject of immigration.

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  • The child’s viewpoint is conveyed through folkloric-style illustrations accompanied by a succinct, lively text in both Spanish and English.

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  • Many children new to life in the United States will take courage form the girl’s gradual assimilation into an urban situation.

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Common Core

RL.K.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10 RL.1.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9


  • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.50
  • ATOS Level: 1.50