Canto familiar

by Gary Soto, Annika Nelson

A favorite collection by a beloved poet, now in paperback

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780152058852
  • ISBN-10: 0152058850
  • Pages: 96
  • Publication Date: 04/01/2007
  • Carton Quantity: 120
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  • About the Book
    Touching, vibrant, and humorous, this lively collection of poems accompanied by beautiful illustrations celebrates childhood and the Mexican American experience. 

    “Invoking ordinary domestic and community incidents, it’s a fine introduction not only to poetry but to Chicano culture. Nelson debuts with scenes—homey, comfortable, bright—that make the book even more accessible.”—Kirkus Reviews  

    This is a collection to read aloud and get kids writing about themselves.”—Booklist

    This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Poetry)
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    [star] "A harmony of words and pictures to be anticipated and savored . . . Read it, sing it, share it."--School Library Journal (starred review)

    "Humorous, tender . . . A fine introduction not only to poetry but to Chicano culture."--Kirkus Reviews

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