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

By Mimi Chapra, Martha Aviles (Illustrator)

Katherine Tegen Books, 9780060502553, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2004



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.

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

“The English text has a lilt and cadence enhanced by the use of Spanish phrases embedded in it.”
-School Library Journal

“Sweet–tempered and inviting, Chapra’s debut zereos in on a common emotion, while also introducing Amelia’s Cuban culture …”
-Kirkus Reviews

“The bright acrylic illustrations are vibrant and appealing, displaying busy scenes full of things to pore over.”
-School Library Journal