Isla

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When Rosalba listens to the stories that her Abuela, her grandmother, tells her, she can fly to those places in her own imagination and visit with her family, smell the smells, and see the beauty of the islands. In this story Rosalba and her Abuela fly to the Caribbean island where her grandmother grew up. It's a place of pineapples and papayas and the rain forest. A beautiful story of the bond between the grandmother and her granddaughter and the sense of heritage and belonging that can been born of the generations.

978-0525451495 48 pages Ages 4-8 Keywords: heritage; multigenerational

Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com

********* "When Rosalba and Abuela travel to la isla, the island where Abuela grew up, Rosalba meets Abuela's son, Fernando, and his family and samples the sights of the island. By the creators of Abuela."--from the publisher

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