Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border
Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border
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Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border

Written by Mitali Perkins & illustrated by Sara Palacios
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$17.99
$16.73
3 - 6
Reading age
40
Page count
27
Words per page
~420L
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Sep 10, 2019
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From award-winning author Mitali Perkins and illustrator Sara Palacios comes Between Us and Abuela, a timely debut picture book about love overcoming the border fences between Mexico and the United States. It’s almost time for Christmas, and Maria is traveling with her mother and younger brother, Juan, to visit their grandmother on the border of California and Mexico. For the few minutes they can share together along the fence, Maria and her brother plan to exchange stories and Christmas gifts with the grandmother they haven’t seen in years. But when Juan’s gift is too big to fit through the slats in the fence, Maria has a brilliant idea. She makes it into a kite that soars over the top of the iron bars. Here is a heartwarming tale of multi-cultural families, and the miracle of love.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780374303730
    Publication Date
    September 10, 2019
    Publisher
    Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
    Page Count
    40
    Words Per Page
    27
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    3 - 6 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2018036019
    Est. Lexile® Level
    ~420L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~L
    ATOS® Book Level
    2.9
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    505454
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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