Cuadros de Familia

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Children's Book Press, 1990 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 30 pages
The day-to-day experiences of a young girl in a traditional Hispanic community form the basis of this lovingly told, beautifully illustrated book. Garza's memories of childhood are "an inspired celebration of American cultural diversity".--"School Library Journal". ALA Notable Book; Texas Bluebonnet Award. Full color.

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Summary: Family Pictures (Cuadros de familia) is a bilingual artistic biography of the author’s depiction of her life growing up in a Mexican-American family in Kingsville, Texas (near the border of ... Read full review

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This book was really a collection of memories by the author with accompanying illustrations. The main message of this story was about family. I enjoyed this book. One thing that I liked about the book ... Read full review

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Carmen Lomas Garza has exhibited her paintings and papel picado art in galleries and museums throughout the United States and internationally. She lives in San Francisco.

Harriet Rohmer is the founder and former publisher/executive director of Children's Book Press, the award-winning publisher of bilingual and multicultural picture books. Her books have won over 100 major awards and many have become classics, including artist Carmen Lomas Garza's Family Pictures/Cuadros de familia. She lives in San Francisco.

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