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In My Family / En Mi Familia

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Author: Carmen Lomas Garza

Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Honor, ALSC/REFORMA

Bilingual English/Spanish. In My Family/En mi familia is Carmen Lomas Garza's second book of family pictures, a continuing tribute to the loving family and community that shaped her childhood-and her life.

In her eagerly-awaited second book for children, In My Family/En mi familia, internationally-renowned artist Carmen Lomas Garza takes us once again to her hometown of Kingsville, Texas, near the border with Mexico. Through vibrant paintings and warm personal stories, Carmen brings to life more loving memories of growing up in a traditional Mexican American community: eating empanadas, witnessing the blessing on her cousin's wedding day, and dancing to the conjunto band at the neighborhood restaurant.

In My Family/En mi familia is Carmen Lomas Garza's second book of family pictures, a continuing tribute to the loving family and community that shaped her childhood-and her life.



Publisher: Children's Book Press (CA)
Published: 04/01/2013
Pages: 32
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 8.40h x 9.70w x 0.20d
ISBN: 9780892391639
Language: Spanish
Audience: Ages 4-8

About the Author

Carmen Lomas Garza is one of the most prominent Mexican American painters working today. Born and raised in Texas, she now lives in San Francisco, California. Her paintings have traveled all over the United States and Mexico in numerous exhibitions. Visit her website at carmenlomasgarza.com.