Canto familiar

Canto familiar Cover

Canto familiar

By Gary Soto; Annika Nelson (Illustrator)

Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152000677, 88pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1995

Description
Touching, vibrant, and humorous, this lively collection of poems accompanied by beautiful illustrations celebrates childhood and the Mexican American experience. Invoking ordinary domestic and community incidents, it's a fine introduction not only to poetry but to Chicano culture. Nelson debuts with scenes--homey, comfortable, bright--that make the book even more accessible. --"Kirkus Reviews "This is a collection to read aloud and get kids writing about themselves. --"Booklist"
This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Poetry)