A Movie in My Pillow / Una película en me almohada

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Jorge Argueta
Illustrator(s):
Elizabeth Gómez
Age Group:
6-10
Publisher:
Children's Book Press
ISBN:
978-0892392193
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

Young Jorgito has come to live in the Mission District of San Francisco, but he hasn't forgotten the unique beauty of El Salvador. In his first collection of poems for children, poet Jorge Argueta evokes the wonder of his childhood in rural El Salvador, a touching relationship with a caring father, and his confusion and delight in his new urban home. We glimpse the richness of Jorgito's inner world and dreams—the movie in his pillow. This book is bilingual (English and Spanish).

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