A favorite collection by a beloved poet, now in paperback
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.”—BooklistThis title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Poetry)
[star] "A harmony of words and pictures to be anticipated and savored . . . Read it, sing it, share it."--School Library Journal (starred review)
"Humorous, tender . . . A fine introduction not only to poetry but to Chicano culture."--Kirkus Reviews
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