Young Daniel doesn't share his dad's excitement over going to a family reunion. What's the big deal? After all, it's just going to be a bunch of old people he doesn't know, sitting around telling stories about other old people he doesn't know. Once there, though, Daniel is in for several pleasant surprises -- and a happy discovery about the meaning of family, familia.
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Bertrand, Diane G. and Howard, Pauline R. illustrator. Family, Familia. Texas: Pinata Books, 1999. Characters: Daniel Gonzalez and the Gonzalez family. Setting: San Antonio, Texas at a public park ... Read full review
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Personal Response: I enjoyed reading this story, especially when Daniel and Brian become friends. Curricular Response: Students could read this story and then compose their own short stories. The teacher could help them translate them into Spanish or into another language. Read full review