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Growing Up & Facts of Life
  • Author:
    Rigoberto Gonzalez,Cecilia Alvarez
  • ISBN:
    0892392045
  • ISBN13:
    978-0892392049
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  • Publisher:
    Children's Book Press; Bilingual edition (March 10, 2005)
  • Pages:
    32 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Growing Up & Facts of Life
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    1466 kb
  • Rating:
    4.1
  • Votes:
    405
  • Formats:
    mobi lrf lit mbr


Rigoberto González - Author was born in Bakersfield, California, and raised in Michoacán, Mexico. Antonio has two mother figures which makes it difficult to explain to his classmates.

Rigoberto González - Author was born in Bakersfield, California, and raised in Michoacán, Mexico. The son and grandson of migrant farmworkers, he is an award-winning poet and writer. During Mother's Day card making time and after school, when his mom's partner picks him up, Antonio doesn't know how to deal with peer pressure. He is teased often and this confuses him because he loves his moms and his family. This book nicely portrays one boys struggle to fit in without hurting anyone's feelings.

Cecilia Alvarez (born April 15, 1950) is an American Chicana artist known for her . González, Rigoberto (2005).

Cecilia Alvarez (born April 15, 1950) is an American Chicana artist known for her oil paintings and murals depicting themes of feminism, poverty, and environmental degradation in the United States and Latin America. Alvarez's painting Las Cuatas Diego has been featured in books and exhibitions around the world. Alvarez has also illustrated the bilingual children's book Antonio's Card authored by Rigoberto González  . Antonio's Card, La Tarjeta de Antonio. illustrated by Cecilia Alvarez. CBP. ISBN 978-0-89239-204-9.

In Antonio's Card, La tarjeta de Antonio, a young boy comes to. .González, Rigoberto, and Cecilia Concepción.

In Antonio's Card, La tarjeta de Antonio, a young boy comes to understand that love defines a family, no matter what it looks like. Antonio has two moms and worries what his classmates will think about his unconventional Mother’s Day card. Although Rigoberto Gonzalez and Celia Concepcion Alvarez are not a part of the LGBTQ community, they accurately embodied real feelings and situations regarding the culture. Alvarez’s illustrations are eye-catching as they encapsulate the characters’ emotions.

Rigoberto Gonzalez; Cecilia Alvarez This book was a bilingual book, with English on one side of the page, and the Spanish translation on the other side of the page.

Rigoberto Gonzalez; Cecilia Alvarez. Rigoberto Gonzalez addresses a common message ("don't worry about what others think") from a child's point-of-view, providing young readers with a character they can relate to and a lesson they can appreciate. This book was a bilingual book, with English on one side of the page, and the Spanish translation on the other side of the page.

This storybook was written by Rigoberto González, illustrated by Cecilia Concepción Álvarez and published in 2005. Rigoberto González and Cecilia Concepción Álvarez.

With Mother's Day coming, Antonio finds he has to decide about what is important to him when his classmates make fun of the unusual appearance of his mother's partner, Leslie.

González, Rigoberto; Alvarez, Cecilia Concepción, ill. Publication date. With Mother's Day coming, Antonio finds he has to decide about what is important to him when his classmates make fun of the unusual appearance of his mother's partner, Leslie.

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Antonio's Card/la Tarjeta de Antonio. by Rigoberto González. Antonio loves words, because words have the power to express feelings like love, pride, or hurt. Perfectly framed by Cecilia Concepcion Alvarez's colorful acrylic paintings with an accompanying Spanish translation by Jorge Argueta, Rigoberto Gonzalez's story teaches not only tolerance but also reassures children that a household filled with love is something to cherish.

Antonio has discovered the problem of words: As much as he loves spelling new words and reading with his mother and her life-partner Leslie, some of the children in his school use words cruelly when Leslie . La Tarjeta de Antonio.

Antonio has discovered the problem of words: As much as he loves spelling new words and reading with his mother and her life-partner Leslie, some of the children in his school use words cruelly when Leslie comes to meet him after school. They think she looks like a clown or even a man. As he begins to be ashamed of Leslie, he learns anew that all people and families are different, but united by love, when Leslie shows him the painting she has created for Mother's Day: the three of them picnicking and reading under a tree. by Rigoberto González & illustrated by Cecilia Concepción Alvarez.

Antonio's Card, La Tarjeta de Antonio. by Rigoberto Gonzalez, Cecilia Alvarez. Coauthors & Alternates. ISBN 9780892392049 (978-0-89239-204-9) Hardcover, Children's Book Press, 2005. Find signed collectible books: 'Antonio's Card, La Tarjeta de Antonio'. Learn More at LibraryThing. Cecilia Alvarez at LibraryThing.

Antonio loves words, because words have the power to express feelings like love, pride, or hurt. Mother's Day is coming soon, and Antonio searches for the words to express his love for his mother and her partner, Leslie. But he's not sure what to do when his classmates make fun of Leslie, an artist, who towers over everyone and wears paint-splattered overalls. As Mother's Day approaches, Antonio must choose whether — or how — to express his connection to both of the special women in his life.Rigoberto González's bilingual story resonates with all children who have been faced with speaking up for themselves or for the people they love. Cecilia Concepción Álvarez's paintings bring the tale to life in tender, richly hued detail.

heart of sky
This book is really awesome and teaches more than one identity (race, language, and sexual orientation). Some may view it as controversial, but I believe it really teaches many lessons.
Benn
Antonio has two mother figures which makes it difficult to explain to his classmates. During Mother's Day card making time and after school, when his mom's partner picks him up, Antonio doesn't know how to deal with peer pressure. He is teased often and this confuses him because he loves his moms and his family. This book nicely portrays one boys struggle to fit in without hurting anyone's feelings. The book is written in english and spanish on each page. The love in the story overpowers the basic illustrations. A feel good read.
Zodama
Perfectly framed by Cecilia Concepcion Alvarez's colorful acrylic paintings with an accompanying Spanish translation by Jorge Argueta, Rigoberto Gonzalez's story teaches not only tolerance but also reassures children that a household filled with love is something to cherish.