Thursday, February 4, 2010

Reading The Caribbean

AB is a Haitian, Puerto Rican, American, Middle Schooler. Together we have searched and collected books that would reflect some of her cultural heritage. We have been collecting and reading books, since she was a baby. Here are a few we have found since the 4th grade, that are from the Caribbean. They are books for tweens and teens.

The Secret Footprint- A beautiful picture book
Before We Were Free- A chapter book

Coconut Kind of day- A wonderful book of poems
The Color of My Words- A chapter book

Edwidge Danticat
The song of el coquí and other tales of Puerto Rico- Picture Book
Magic Shell- Chapter Book
Bronx Remembered: A Novella and Stories- Chapter Book

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