Dear Primo

People, Identity & Culture
Duncan Tonatiuh
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Harry N. Abrams
People, Identity & Culture

This is a story about two cousins, one in America and one in Mexico, and how their daily lives are different yet similar. Charlie takes the subway to school; Carlitos rides his bike. Charlie plays in fallen leaves; Carlitos plays among the local cacti. The book covers the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of two very different childhoods while emphasizing how alike Charlie and Carlitos are at heart. Spanish words are scattered among the English text.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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