[☆ When Christmas Feels Like Home || ã PDF Read by ☆ Gretchen Griffith Carolina Farias]

When Christmas Feels Like Home By Gretchen Griffith Carolina Farias,

  • Title: When Christmas Feels Like Home
  • Author: Gretchen Griffith Carolina Farias
  • ISBN: 9780807588727
  • Page: 164
  • Format: Hardcover
  • After moving from a small village in Mexico to a town in the United States, Eduardo is sure it will never feel quite like home The other children don t speak his language and they do not play f tbol His family promises him that he will feel right at home by the time Christmas comes along, when your words float like clouds from your mouth and trees will ride on cars After moving from a small village in Mexico to a town in the United States, Eduardo is sure it will never feel quite like home The other children don t speak his language and they do not play f tbol His family promises him that he will feel right at home by the time Christmas comes along, when your words float like clouds from your mouth and trees will ride on cars With whimsical imagery and a sprinkling of Spanish vocabulary, Gretchen Griffith takes readers on a multicultural journey with Eduardo who discovers the United States is not so different from Latin America and home is wherever family is.
    When Christmas Feels Like Home After moving from a small village in Mexico to a town in the United States Eduardo is sure it will never feel quite like home The other children don t speak his language and they do not play f tbol H

    One thought on “When Christmas Feels Like Home”

    1. What a timely and timeless book As a librarian who serves a student population that can be very transient, this book will be so helpful for our students It handles language and cultural barriers with sensitivity The illustrations are charming as it tackles a tough subject.

    2. Eduardo moves from presumably Mexico to the United States It takes some time, but eventually the new place feels like home I liked the incorporation of Spanish words throughout the story.

    3. I really like this book It shows how different everything can be when a person changes country.The language is beautiful and the illustrations are great.

    4. Text to Self Connection As I read this book and heard Eduardo talk about the nativity, I was reminded of my family s holiday tradition of setting up the nativity scene before Christmas time Eduardo s culture, as evident by the Spanish words and the references to the nativity, are a blend of the Mexican culture and Christianity most likely Catholicism This basic Christian belief allowed me to understand the text and the importance of the nativity scene that presents itself at the end of the book. [...]

    5. Eduardo is not very happy about his family s move from a small village in Mexico to a large town in the United States He worries about making new friends, the language, school, and all the things that will be different His father is wise and knows that everything improves with time Whenever Eduardo misses his old home, his father advises him to be patient and wait until certain events occur For instance, he says that the nearby mountain will turn the color of the sun unpaged , something Eduardo [...]

    6. Eduardo and his family move to their new home in America on Sleepy Tree Lane He makes sure that he has his family s Christmas box, which contains the Nativity, El Nacimiento Eduardo and his grandfather made this last Christmas and now it will be with his family in their new home When Eduardo gets to the new house, the boys in the neighborhood are playing football He brings his soccer futbol and they play with both Eduardo is afraid when he starts school, since he doesn t speak much English He do [...]

    7. After moving from a small village in Mexico to a town in the United States, Eduardo is sure it will never feel quite like home The other children don t speak his language and they do not play ftbol His family promises him that he will feel right at home by the time Christmas comes along, when your words float like clouds from your mouth and trees will ride on cars With whimsical imagery and a sprinkling of Spanish vocabulary, Gretchen Griffith takes readers on a multicultural journey with Eduard [...]

    8. When Christmas Feels Like Home is than a Christmas book Children who have moved to a new home, across the street, across town, from town to town or country to county, will relate to Eduardo as he attempts to understand the unfamiliar, find new friends and make his new house or apartment feel like home Ms Griffith s use of language is both beautiful as well as visual Children will delight in trees that stand like skeletons, pumpkins that smile, words that float on clouds and trees that ride on c [...]

    9. His friends all went home, but Eduardo couldn t His home was not in the village now It was far away on a street named Sleepy Tree Lane This book follows the story of a child who moves from his village to the United States He longs for the day when this new country feels like home to him His uncle tells him that a couple of things will happen before that day comes and so the child looks out for those signs Throughout the book the author introduces a couple of Spanish words through dialogue and is [...]

    10. Beautiful illustrations tell the story of a new immigrant boy wondering when his new house would feel like home Just enough Spanish sprinkled throughout the text for authenticity Love the dog which should always make a house feel like home and how the changing seasons are described Only nit picky thing on the second page the text says he picked up the ball and got into the van the ball is in the hands of a friend he is leaving behind Would make a nice addition to Christmas book collections.

    11. This is a nice story A family seems to be moving from Mexico to the United States There is some Spanish in the book I know some of it, but I didn t know how to pronounce other words It deals with a boy, who is learning to adjust to a new culture It teaches us a little about both cultures It shows how there is an exchange of knowledge between the two cultures.

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