Amelia's Show-and-Tell Fiesta/Amelia y la fiesta de “muestra y cuenta”

By Mimi Chapra; Martha Aviles (Illustrator)
(Katherine Tegen Books, Hardcover, 9780060502553, 32pp.)

Publication Date: June 1, 2004

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At her very first show-and-tell, Amelia may have made a mistake, a mistake muy grande. Seeing a basket filled with all sorts of small objects makes Amelia worry -- ay, she has brought the wrong item to share with her new classmates. The most precious thing of all from her island home may not be the right thing in her new American school.

Amelia's Show-and-Tell Fiesta is a heartwarming bilingual story for every young child who has ever been a newcomer.

Es su primer día de "muestra y cuenta" y Amelia piensa que ha cometido un error, un error muy grande. Mirando la canasta llena de objetos pequeños, Amelia se preocupa -- ay, ha traído una cosa muy extraña para mostrar a su nueva clase. Esa cosa tan preciosa de su isla querida, tal vez no sea la más apropiada en su nueva escuela americana.

amelia y la fiesta de "muestra y cuenta", un cuento bilingüe encantador, es ideal para cualquier niño que alguna vez ha sido un recién llegado.

About the Author

Mimi Chapra was born in Cuba and raised in the United States. She is the author of Amelia's Show-and-Tell Fiesta, illustrated by Martha AvilÉs. Mimi Chapra writes about the obstacles that all newcomers face when they come to a foreign land. She lives with her husband in Philadelphia.

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