My Daughter, My Son, the Eagle the Dove: An Aztec Chant

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Dutton Books, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
3 Reviews
Both a blessing to a child and a tribute to parenthood, this superb keepsake book inspired by ancient Aztec chants is a celebration of the milestones of growing up. With two sections, one for a daughter and one for a son, this book makes a perfect gift to commemorate special events in an older child's life. Full-color illustrations.

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User Review  - AleciaDesselle - LibraryThing

I loved this book! Ana Castillo puts together some of her favorite ancient Aztec teachings in a book for young boys and girls. The teachings encourage young men and women to have respect, work hard ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ronneisha - LibraryThing

This book was very confusing to me at first. I had to read it more than once to really get the concept. It was written for a son and daughter as they are growing into adulthood. It is recited by their parents and shows them al of the responsiblities that comes with adulthood. Read full review


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About the author (2000)

Ana Castillo is the author of the novels The Mixquiahuala Letters, Sapogonia, and So Far from God; the story collection Loverboys; the critical study Massacre of the Dreamers; and several volumes of poetry. She has received an American Book Award, a Carl Sandburg Prize, and a Southwestern Booksellers Award for her work. She lives in Chicago.

Susan Guevara is the two-time winner of the Pura Belpré Award for Illustration for Chato's Kitchen and Chato and the Party Animals . About Chato's Kitchen , School Library Journal said, "Guevara's striking illustrations enrich the text with delightful, witty details." She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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