Tuesday, November 24, 2009

El Barrio

Read: November 23, 2009

El Barrio by Debbie Chocolate, Illustrated by David Diaz

This colorful picture book serves as a very positive introduction to life in the barrio. He talks about different celebrations and experiences from first communion to his sister's quinceanera.
I love David Diaz's illustrations that seem to be a combination of woodcut or linoleum prints and collage.
This simple book would be a good one for the preschool set.

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