Upside Down and Backwards/De Cabeza y Al Reves
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Upside Down and Backwards/De Cabeza y Al Reves by Diane Gonzales Bertrand
Book DescriptionIn this spunky collection of stories, popular young adult and children's author Diane Gonzales Bertrand creates a raucous collection of rowdy fun in a bilingual format for intermediate readers. Ten-year-olds Miguel and Angel get so excited about the family's new truck that they take it for a spin. Luis rebels when his antiquated Tia Anita wants him to give his friend Diana a hairy pink thing and a box of powder that smells like cat litter. Norma dresses up like Queen Isabella and steals the spotlight from the class clowns. Alonso's day sours when he lies to claim a blue-ribbon prize in the science fair. These short stories bubble with fresh and feisty young characters, and their adventures carry all the struggles of childhood. With line-drawings by Pauline Rodriguez Howard, this funny, uplifting collection celebrates strong relationships with friends, parents, teachers, or extended family. Set in the schoolyard, at the beach, or on a driveway in front of the family's house, these stories make even the ordinary problems of childhood extraordinary.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781558854086
(215mm x 144mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Arte Publico Press
Publisher: Arte Publico Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Diane Gonzales Bertrand
Cecilia and Miguel Are Best Friends/Cecilia y Miguel Son Mejores Amigos, Hardback (October 2014)
This bilingual picture book celebrates Cecilia and Miguel's life-long friendship, from the third grade when he gave her bunny ears in the class photo to the birth of their twins!
There's a Name for This Feeling, Paperback / softback (May 2014)
This bilingual collection of ten contemporary stories reveals the mixed-up emotions, humorous mistakes, misguided actions and unspeakable sorrows of young people today.
Sofia and the Purple Dress / Sofia y El Vestido Morado, Hardback (May 2012)
This bilingual picture book portrays one family's goal to adopt healthy habits.
Adelita and the Veggie Cousins/Adelita y Las Primas Verduritas, Hardback (October 2011)» View all books by Diane Gonzales Bertrand
On her first day at a new school, Adelita makes new friends through a lesson on vegetables, including how some vegetables are "cousins" because they share certain characteristics.
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