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Abuela's Weave by Omar S. Castañeda
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Abuela's Weave (1993)

by Omar S. Castañeda

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cultural book discussing how important weaves can be to certain cultures and a young girl working hard to make her own weave that she can be proud of.
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  TUCC | Oct 21, 2016 |
I think is a great book for teaching kids about another culture. I absolutely loved it. I think that this is a really great book for ESL students, but for any kid in general to teach them about a different culture. ( )
  Andymcclellan_93 | Oct 9, 2014 |
This book is about a grandma teaching her grand-daughter how to weave and they would take it and go sell at the market. I liked this book because it showed how beautiful their weaving were and it was a good book to read. grade level would be 2-3 grade.
  GaoeeXiong | Dec 5, 2013 |
Summary: Story of Guatemalan grandmother teaching her granddaughter how to weave.
Teaching: For ESL I would use this to introduce different Hispanic cultures along with their traditions and language. It may be used as whole class reading. ( )
  ymartinez | Oct 17, 2012 |
ESL classroom use: introduction to S. American cultures, grammar. ( )
  kmacphee | Nov 20, 2011 |
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Bright, colorful drawings of the Guatemalan countryside highlight the story of Esparanza, a young girl who learns the art of weaving from her grandmother. Family relations and tradition are the primary themes here.
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Esperanza learns the art of weaving Guatemalan tapestries from her grandmother. Together they make something very special and refuse to show it to anyone until market day.

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Editions: 1880000202, 1880000008, 1880000113, 1880000083

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