Mia doesn’t speak Spanish. Abuela doesn’t speak English. How can they get to know each other if they can’t communicate? It’s a spunky parrot named Mango to the rescue.
- Translanguaging Texts
Texts written primarily in English, with some LOTE.
- Character Driven Concurrent Translation
This category refers to texts written primarily in English in which characters are explicitly teaching each other LOTE or English words or phrases. The characters or narrator will at times directly translate the word or phrase that is being taught, though sometimes the definition is implied through context.
- Candlewick Press
- 2016 Pura Belpré Honor for both literature and illustration,
2015 Cybils Fiction Picture Book Finalist
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