Farolitos for Abuelo
With the passing of the winter storms and the promise of spring in the air, Luz is eager to go fishing with Abuelo. While fishing, Abuelo dives into the frigid river to save a young boy from drowning, and soon after, dies of pneumonia.
Luz bravely goes through the year keeping Abuelo's memory alive by planting and harvesting his garden as he taught her. And during her first Christmas without her abuelo, Luz carries on the tradition of lighting farolitos.
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FAROLITOS FOR ABUELOUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
PLB 0-7868-2186-8 Luz and her beloved grandfather (The Farolitos of Christmas, 1995), or abuelo, return in the somber family story set in New Mexico. The two of them enjoy working on Luz's homework ... Read full review