A Day's Work

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Nov 18, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Francisco, a young Mexican-American boy, helps his grandfather find work as a gardener, even though the old man cannot speak English and knows nothing about gardening.

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Good to read because it talked about children from a different cultures. It would be good to read to older students because you could get into what cultural barriers. But it also shoes how Fanciso is honest and he explains how lying is wrong. Read full review

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A young boy lies to help his grandfather find work. When caught in a lie, he is taught a valuable lesson in hardwork.

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EVE BUNTING has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere. She lives in Southern California.

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