Touching, vibrant, and humorous, this lively collection of poems accompanied by beautiful illustrations celebrates childhood and the Mexican American experience.
“Invoking ordinary domestic and community incidents, it’s a fine introduction not only to poetry but to Chicano culture. Nelson debuts with scenes—homey, comfortable, bright—that make the book even more accessible.”—Kirkus Reviews
This is a collection to read aloud and get kids writing about themselves.”—Booklist
This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Poetry)