Canto familiar by Soto Gary, Illustrator by Annika Nelson
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