Monarch Book of the Week!
2018 Monarch Nominees!
Have you read any of the 2018 Caudill Books?
20 books are nominated every year for the Monarch Award, and they are displayed in the Youth Services Department.
Take a look at our staff review for this week’s featured book!
Title: Mango, Abuela, and Me
Author: Meg Medina
Lexile Level: AD560
Recommendations and Comments: A cute story about Mia and her grandmother that comes to live with her. Mia realizes that her grandmother (abuela) doesn’t speak English. They work together to understand each other. Mia gets her abuela a parrot named Mango to keep her company while Mia is at school. Mia learns her abuelas language while her abuela learns Mia’s language.
Reviewed by: Jamie Guardi
Click Here for a List of all 20 Monarch Nominees
Created by Jen Trotta on
Sep 11th, 2017 @ 4:09 PM.
Updated on Mar 12th, 2018 @ 8:59 AM.