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When Christmas feels like home

Gretchen Griffith

When Christmas feels like home

  • 149 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immigrant children,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Spanish language,
  • Vocabulary,
  • Christmas stories

  • Edition Notes

    Accelerated Reader LG 3.1 0.5 0.5 164192

    Statementby Gretchen Griffith ; illustrated by Carolina Farias
    ContributionsFarías, Carolina, illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.G8819 Whe 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27152082M
    ISBN 100807588725
    ISBN 109780807588727
    OCLC/WorldCa836557626, 829989736


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When Christmas feels like home is a great book for English language learns. This story is about a young boy who moves from a small village in Mexico to a new city in the United States. The young boy feels as if it'll never feel like home, he says the kids don't talk like he does and they don't play soccer like he loves to/5.

When Christmas Feels Like Home, is on my list to GIVE this Christmas. Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Madeline. out of 5 stars So cute. Reviewed in the United States on Decem Verified Purchase. An adorable, well-written book with beautiful illustrations.

It's appropriate for many age /5(7). And, even though Eduardo doesn't feel like he's really home in America until Christmas, this charming story is much, much more than a Christmas book.

The whimsical illustrations will capture children's attention and make them return to it over and over again. When Christmas Feels Like Home, is on my list to GIVE this Christmas!/5. When CHRISTMAS feels like HOME by Gretchen Griffith. Illustrated by Carolina Farias () When Christmas feels like Home will definitely resonate with third culture kids.

Even reading it as an adult, it brought back memories of Christmas’ in new places, far from the home(s) I just moved from, when there was that deep longing for this new place, these different walls. When Christmas Feels Like Home, Picture book based on the author’s experiences with international students and her own culture shock as a high school exchange student in Lima, Peru.

Big concept for a simple book about a boy coming to America with his family and living near one of the Christmas tree farms in western North Carolina. His family promises him that he will feel right at home by the time Christmas comes along, when “your words float like clouds from your mouth” and “trees will ride on cars.” With whimsical imagery and a sprinkling of Spanish vocabulary, Gretchen Griffith takes readers on a multicultural journey with Eduardo who discovers the United.

When Christmas Feels Like Home by Gretchen Griffith and Carolina Farías. For young Eduardo, the move from his unnamed Latin American homeland to the United read more.

For young Eduardo, the move from his unnamed Latin American homeland to the United States is a transition made easier by a few familiar things, most notably the Nativity set he carved with his.

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Get this from a library. When Christmas feels like home. [Gretchen Griffith; Carolina Farías] -- When his family moves from a small Mexican village to North Carolina, Eduardo asks how soon he will feel at home, and slowly his Tio Miguel's seemingly impossible replies.

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The rich colors used by illustrator Carolina Farias serve the story well. This delightful book proves that it is important for families to have rituals that tie the past and the present together.

When Christmas Feels Like Home (Hardcover) By Gretchen Griffith, Carolina Farias (Illustrator). Albert Whitman & Company,32pp.

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On Christmas, Eduardo sets out the family’s Nativity set and announces, “This is home.” Eduardo’s adjustment is perhaps a little too quickly resolved, but the genuine emotions and strong family support are sensitively portrayed.

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