My Name Is Maria Isabel
A third grader realizes the importance of her name in this classic story of heritage and self-identity.
For María Isabel Salazar López, the hardest thing about being the new girl in school is that the teacher doesn't call her by her real name. "We already have two Marías in this class," says her teacher. "Why don't we call you Mary instead?"
But María Isabel has been named for her Papá's mother and for Chabela, her beloved Puerto Rican grandmother. Can she find a way to make her teacher see that if she loses her name, she's lost the most important part of herself?
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MY NAME IS MARIA ISABELUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
When Mar°a Isabel Salazar L¢pez's family moves, there are already two Mar°as in her new class, so the teacher decides to call her Mary L¢pez. Since she doesn't readily recognize this new name, Mar°a ... Read full review
MY NAME IS MARIA ISABELUser Review - tresredsevens - Overstock.com
I ordered this book for my granddaughter for Christmas we read this book together and she loved it. It was soeduactional. It teaches culture which is fantastic. The story is so very well written. Will order more books from this author. Read full review