Juana and Lucas, Book 2: Big Problemas

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When her mami meets someone new, Juana worries that everything will change in a humorous, heartwarming follow-up to the Pura Belpré Award–winning Juana & Lucas.

Juana’s life is just about perfect. She lives in the beautiful city of Bogotá with her two most favorite people in the world: her mami and her dog, Lucas. Lately, though, things have become a little less perfect.

Mami has a new hairdo and a new amigo named Luis with whom she has been spending a LOT of time. He is kind and teaches Juana about things like photography and jazz music, but sometimes Juana can’t help wishing things would go back to the way they were before.

When Mami announces that she and Luis are getting married and that they will all be moving to a new casa, Juana is quite distraught. Lucky for her, though, some things will never change — like how much Mami loves her. Based on author-illustrator Juana Medina’s own childhood in Colombia, this joyful series is sure to resonate with readers of all ages.---from the publisher

96 pages                        978-1536201314                          Ages 5-8

Keywords:  Latino, Latina, Latinx, Latina author, diverse books, diversity, family, mother/daughter, change, marriage, feelings, emotions, change, love, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, part of a series, Columbia

 

 

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