Abuela's Weave

Omar S. CastaƱeda (Author) Enrique Sanchez (Illustrator)
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Description

This touching story of personal growth and family pride is illustrated with authentic Guatemalan scenery that gives life to the country's radiant landscape and bustling city streets.

Esperanza's Abuela, her grandmother, is unmatched in her skill in weaving traditional Mayan tapestries. She has shared her gift with her granddaughter, and now they plan to sell their goods at the market. However, the birthmark on Abuela's face may scare customers away. So Esperanza must cope with the city streets and find buyers alone. This touching story of personal growth and family pride is illustrated with authentic Guatemalan scenery that gives life to the country's radiant landscape and bustling city streets.

Product Details

Price
$10.95  $10.07
Publisher
Lee & Low Books
Publish Date
April 01, 2013
Pages
32
Dimensions
7.79 X 0.13 X 10.0 inches | 0.26 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781880000205

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About the Author

Omar S. CastaƱeda (1954-1997) was born in Guatemala City and moved to the United States when he was a child. He was a teacher of creative writing at Western Washington University. Enrique O. Sanchez has illustrated numerous award winning children's books, including LEE & LOW'S Abuela's Weave, Amelia's Road, and Confetti. A native of the Dominican Republic, he splits his time between his homes in Bass Harbor, Maine and Miami, Florida.