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4-8 year old Interest | 4-8 year old Interest

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Feb.29.2008
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Jan.09.2008
Miles away from their home in El Salvador, Xochitl (Soh-cheel) and her family make a home in America. Xochitl misses her family�s small flower business and garden back home. By selling flowers on the street the Flores family begin to make friends with their new neighbors. But it is not until the...
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Jan.08.2008
This Book, part of the "Holiday History" Series publshed by Heinemann provides information on holidays to children aged 4-8. This specific volume focuses on the history of Labor Day.
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Jan.08.2008
Alfredito and his family are getting ready to return to El Salvador for Christmas. It will be their first visit back since they left as refugees and made their way to California on foot. But this time they're flying! Excitement mounts as Alfredito and his family soar over the Earth and finally...
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Jan.08.2008
Five-year-old Luna isn't at all sure she wants to go school. For all she knows, there might be monsters there. But when her loving parents assure her that she'll have a wonderful time playing and learning, she agrees to give school a try. An understanding teacher and a group of friendly kids make...
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Jan.08.2008
A small, tired, and ill speckled hen that flies in front of her window on a rainy morning, arouses in Natalia nostalgia for her grandfather, who stayed in El Salvador. She then is determined to save the hen and moves heaven and earth to achieve it.
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Jan.08.2008
The author remembers the day in which the Spirit of the Corn visited the restaurant that his family owned in El Salvador. The narration is full of suspense and impregnated with the delicious scents that surrounded the kitchen and that remain intact in the memory and the heart of the author from his...
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Jan.06.2008
Tetl’s skin is brown, his eyes are black, and his hair is long. He’s different from the other children, whose taunts wound him deeply, leaving him confused and afraid. But Tetl’s grandmother knows the ancient teachings of their Aztec ancestors, and how they viewed the earth as alive with sacred...
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Jan.06.2008
El Zipitio is older than the rocks, even older than the river. He wears a tall black hat and has a round shiny stomach and long pointy nails. He hides down by the river, only appearing when he falls in love. Rufina Perez is a young Nahua girl of the Pipil people in Salvador. Her mother wants her to...
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Jan.06.2008
Trees are hanging from the sky, their roots are snakes, or sometimes rivers, their leaves are fish. Are those roots entwined in clouds or stars? Our hero's mother warns him about nightmares, but he doesn't mind because he loves these trees. Even so, it's a good thing his bed is close to the ground...