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  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

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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A great book to teach that honesty is the best policy and that when people lie it creates a bigger problem. Great book to integrate culture into the classroom. Read full review

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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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