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Carmen Learns English
by Judy Cox
Angela Dominguez, Illustrator

Reinforced | 32 pages | 8 1/2 x 11 | US$ 16.95
ISBN: 9780823421749 | 07-01-2010

Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8

Themes: Hispanic American Interest, School, Family & Relationships
Recommendations: A, K, SLJ

About the Book
The first day of school can be scary, especially when no one else speaks your language. Luckily Carmen has help from her new teacher and friends.

Carmen, who speaks only Spanish, knows she must be brave. Her teacher's Spanish is muy terrible; but with a little encouragement from la SeƱora, Carmen teaches the class Spanish words and numbers,and she in turn learns English from her new friends. Carmen helps her little sister learn English too!

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CARMEN LEARNS ENGLISH
Educator's guide featuring classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.