HOW WILL I TALK TO ABUELA? has appeal to both children and adults. It is the story of young David who worries about how he will be able to talk to his abuela who speak mostly Spanish while he speaks only English. While language is the primary focus of the book, the importance of cultural values shines through and allows David to learn about his own ethnicity while discovering that love needs no translation.
About the Author:
María de la Luz Reyes
María comes from a large, culturally diverse family that includes biracial children. Some speak Spanish, some are bilingual, but all speak English. Abuela passed on the tradition of making tortillas and playing Loteria, a Mexican bingo game,. Loteria continues to bring them together for fun and laughter, and cements a love that needs no translation. How Do I Talk to Abuela? is her first children’s book.