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The Heart of Mi Familia

Carrie Lara, Christine Battuz (Illustrator)


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NCSS-CBC 2021 Notable Social Studies Trade Book

Follow a young girl as she works with her abuela and her grandma to create a wonderful birthday present for her brother that celebrates her multicultural family and honors both sides and generations of her family. This follow up to the award winning Marvelous Maravilliso: Me and My Beautiful Family is a must-read for all families.

Magination Press, 9781433832536, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 10, 2020

About the Author

Carrie Lara, PsyD, specializes in working with children and families on child and human development, including foster and adoptive youth, those with learning disabilities and special education, and children dealing with trauma, using attachment-based play therapy. She lives in Sonoma County, CA. Visit her on Facebook @authorcarrielara. Christine Battuz has illustrated over 60 children's books, including Marvelous Maravilloso, My Sister Beth's Pink Birthday, and Shy Spaghetti and Excited Eggs. Her work appears in educational books, magazines, toys, and toy packaging. She teaches art to adults and children of all ages. She lives in Bromont, Quebec. Visit her at