Sparky's Bark/El ladrido de Sparky by Mimi Chapra

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When Lucy comes to the United States for the first time, no one can understand her English, not even Sparky. How will Sparky help her?

Cuando Lucy viene a los Estados Unidos por primera vez, nadie puede entender su inglés, ni siquiera Sparky. ¿Cómo la ayudará Sparky?

 

About Mimi Chapra

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Mimi Chapra was born in Cuba and raised in the United States. She is the author of "Amelia's Show-and-Tell Fiesta", illustrated by Martha AvilEs. Mimi Chapra writes about the obstacles that all newcomers face when they come to a foreign land. She lives with her husband in Philadelphia. Mimi Chapra naciO en Cuba y se criO en los Estados Unidos. Es la autora de "Amelia y la fiesta de "muestra y cuenta"", ilustrada por Martha AvilEs. Mimi Chapra escribe acerca de los obstAculos con los que se enfrentan todos los reciEn llegados a una tierra extranjera. Vive con su esposo en Filadelfia.
 
Published August 1, 2006 by KTegenBks. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Children's Books.

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Something of the tenderness of 1960s and ’70s picture books suffuses this bilingual tale of a young girl’s trip with her mother from tropical Latin America to Ohio to visit relatives.

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Chapra (Amelia's Show-and-Tell Fiesta ) makes excellent use of the bilingual text, underscoring the contrast between Lucy's discomfort and growing ease with her new surroundings (the English text appears at the top of each page, the Spanish at the bottom), while Escriva's (Po Peep!: Traditional S...

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