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Family pictures : paintings and stories = Cuadros de familia : cuadros y relatos / Carmen Lomas Garza ; [Spanish translation, Rosalma Zubizarreta].

By: Garza, Carmen Lomas.
Contributor(s): Zubizarreta, Rosa (Rosalma).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Children's Books Press, c2005Edition: 15th anniversary ed.Description: 30 p. : col. ill. ; 25 x 31 cm.ISBN: 0892392061; 9780892392063; 089239207X (pbk.); 9780892392070 (pbk.).Other title: Cuadros de familia.Subject(s): Hispanic American families -- Juvenile literature | Hispanic Americans -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature | Hispanic American families -- Texas -- Kingsville -- Juvenile literature | Hispanic Americans -- Texas -- Kingsville -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature | Kingsville (Tex.) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 305.868/073 LOC classification: E184.S75 | L6625 2005Summary: Family Pictures is the story of Carmen Lomas Garza's girlhood: celebrating birthdays, making tamales, finding a hammerhead shark on the beach, picking cactus, going to a fair in Mexico, and confiding to her sister her dreams of becoming an artist. These day-to-day experiences are told through fourteen vignettes of art and a descriptive narrative, each focusing on a different aspect of traditional Mexican American culture. The English-Spanish text and vivid illustrations reflect the author's strong sense of family and community. For Mexican Americans, Carmen Lomas Garza offers a book that reflects their lives and traditions. For others, this work offers insights into a beautifully rich community. The author describes, in bilingual text and illustrations, her experiences growing up in a Hispanic community in Texas.
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CML Dewey University of Texas At Tyler
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Text in English and Spanish.

Family Pictures is the story of Carmen Lomas Garza's girlhood: celebrating birthdays, making tamales, finding a hammerhead shark on the beach, picking cactus, going to a fair in Mexico, and confiding to her sister her dreams of becoming an artist. These day-to-day experiences are told through fourteen vignettes of art and a descriptive narrative, each focusing on a different aspect of traditional Mexican American culture. The English-Spanish text and vivid illustrations reflect the author's strong sense of family and community. For Mexican Americans, Carmen Lomas Garza offers a book that reflects their lives and traditions. For others, this work offers insights into a beautifully rich community. The author describes, in bilingual text and illustrations, her experiences growing up in a Hispanic community in Texas.

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