Bella's Recipe for Success
Bella's Recipe for Success

Bella's Recipe for Success

Written by Ana Siqueira & illustrated by Geraldine Rodriguez
4 - 8
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Page count
Jul 13, 2021
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If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Bella wants to find out what she’s good at. But she quits everything she (barely) tries because she’s a disaster at it. Her somersaults are like clumsy jirafas rolling downhill, her piano playing like elephant feet. When she decides to learn how to bake with her wise old abuela, her first attempt at dulce de leche frosting looks like scaly cocodrilo skin. She must learn it’s okay to try again or she won’t be good at anything. Peppered with Spanish vocabulary and set in an intergenerational Latinx home, Bella’s Recipe for Success will show all kids the value of practicing to learn a new skill, and that it’s okay to make mistakes along the way. A recipe for Polvorones con Dulce de Leche is included at the back of the book so kids can have fun making their own.

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    Publication Date
    July 13, 2021
    Beaming Books
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    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)

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