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Across the Bay

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RECIPIENT OF THE PURA BELPRÉ ILLUSTRATOR HONOR
Author-illustrator Carlos Aponte takes readers on a journey to the heart of Puerto Rico in this enchanting picture book set in Old San Juan.

"A lively and honest story about filling voids and exploring what defines a family—as well as a love letter to a childhood home."—Horn Book
Carlitos lives in a happy home with his mother, his abuela, and Coco the cat. Life in his hometown is cozy as can be, but the call of the capital city pulls Carlitos across the bay in search of his father. Jolly piragüeros, mischievous cats, and costumed musicians color this tale of love, family, and the true meaning of home.

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Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Awards:

Kindle Book

  • Release date: September 17, 2019

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781524791254
  • Release date: September 17, 2019

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
Kindle restrictions

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:570
Text Difficulty:2-3

RECIPIENT OF THE PURA BELPRÉ ILLUSTRATOR HONOR
Author-illustrator Carlos Aponte takes readers on a journey to the heart of Puerto Rico in this enchanting picture book set in Old San Juan.

"A lively and honest story about filling voids and exploring what defines a family—as well as a love letter to a childhood home."—Horn Book
Carlitos lives in a happy home with his mother, his abuela, and Coco the cat. Life in his hometown is cozy as can be, but the call of the capital city pulls Carlitos across the bay in search of his father. Jolly piragüeros, mischievous cats, and costumed musicians color this tale of love, family, and the true meaning of home.

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