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Abuelos / Pat Mora; ilustraciones Amelia Lau Carling.

By: Mora, Pat.
Contributor(s): Carling, Amelia Lau.
Publisher: Toronto : Libros Tigrillo/Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2011Description: [30] p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781554981021.Report number: BE-Fall/12Subject(s): Holidays -- New Mexico -- Juvenile fiction | Hispanic Americans -- New Mexico -- Juvenile fiction | Holidays -- New Mexico -- FictionGenre/Form: Juvenile works. | Juvenile fiction.Summary: The tradition of los abuelos comes from northern New Mexico. In the cold months of midwinter, village men disappear to disguise themselves as scary old men and then descend on the children, teasing them and asking if they've been good. The abuelos encourage the little ones to dance and sing around huge bonfires. Afterwards, everyone enjoys cookies and empanadas. In this charming book, young Ray and Amelia move to a new village and experience the fright and fun of los abuelos for the first time.
List(s) this item appears in: Juvenile Books Ages 5-8
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Juvenile/Ages 5-8 BE-7221 JVE Available Spanish 30901000591886

The tradition of los abuelos comes from northern New Mexico. In the cold months of midwinter, village men disappear to disguise themselves as scary old men and then descend on the children, teasing them and asking if they've been good. The abuelos encourage the little ones to dance and sing around huge bonfires. Afterwards, everyone enjoys cookies and empanadas. In this charming book, young Ray and Amelia move to a new village and experience the fright and fun of los abuelos for the first time.

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