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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User Review  - DaliaL. - LibraryThing

Genre: Realistic Fiction This book fits the genre of realistic fiction because it presents events that could happen in real life. I would use this book to: 1. teach students about the challenges ... Read full review

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The situation, language, and images brought me back to San Diego, and prompted me to revisit the topic of illegal immigration and to discuss it with my son. Bunting portrays a completely realistic day ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

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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