Abuela: Arthur Dorros


Author: Arthur Dorros
Illustrator: Elisa Kleven
Publisher: Dutton
Publication Year: 1991

Brief Summary: A little girl’s imagination takes her and her grandmother up into the sky and they explore New York City together.
Awards, Honors and Prizes: 

Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:

  • Discuss Spanish vocabulary encountered in this book. What does “abuela” mean?  Ask students if they have special names for their grandmother, or if they know what grandmother is in other languages.
  • Write about your grandmother.  What do you love most about her, or what is something that she’s really great at?

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.

Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s