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A Mango in the Hand : A Story Told Through Proverbs

Sacre, Antonio

ISBN 10: 0810997347 / 0-8109-9734-7
ISBN 13: 9780810997349
Publisher: Abrams
Publication Date: 2011

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Guided by proverbs from his father and other relatives, Francisco makes several attempts to bring ripe mangoes home for dessert on his saint day, and in the process learns lessons in love and generosity. Includes glossary of Spanish terms.


 

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Book Description: Abrams Books For Young Readers, United States, 2011. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Sebastia Serra (illustrator). 261 x 264 mm. Brand New Book. Francisco is finally old enough to journey to the mango grove all by himself to gather the mangoes for a special dinner. But bees swarm the fruit, and Francisco has trouble picking them from the tree. He returns to his father several times, and each time his father shares a different proverb to inspire Francisco to continue trying. Querer es poder. Where there s a will, there s a way! Finally, Francisco is able to gather some mangoes, and on his way home he stops to visit his uncle, grandmother, and aunt. Francisco shares his mangoes with them, and by the time he gets home he no longer has any! Es mejor dar que recibir. Sometimes it s better to give than to receive. Luckily for Francisco, his generosity does not go unnoticed. Amor con amor se paga. Love is repaid with love. Readers are sure to be charmed by this humorous story about problem solving and sharing. The book includes a glossary of Spanish words. Praise for A Mango in the Hand A story told through proverbs could easily go terribly wrong, but this sweet tale succeeds beautifully. This smoothly written family story is filled with warmth and humor and incorporates a blending of well-placed proverbs in both Spanish and English to drive the story s themes. Digitally colored pencil-and-ink cartoon drawings reflect the lush greens of summertime and outdoor living in this intergenerational barrio. - Kirkus Reviews. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780810997349

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