En Mi Familia
Children's Book Press/Libros Para Niños, Feb 17, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
In her eagerly-awaited second book for children, In My Family/En mi familia, internationally-renowned artist Carmen Lomas Garza takes us once again to her hometown of Kingsville, Texas, near the border with Mexico. Through vibrant paintings and warm personal stories, Carmen brings to life more loving memories of growing up in a traditional Mexican American community: eatingempanadas, witnessing the blessing on her cousin's wedding day, and dancing to theconjuntoband at the neighborhood restaurant."
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