Following the best-selling Family Pictures, In My Family/En mi familia is Carmen Lomas Garza's continuing tribute to the family and community that shaped her childhood and her life. Lomas Garza's vibrant paintings and warm personal stories depict memories of growing up in the traditional Mexican-American community of her hometown of Kingsville, Texas.
"The artist portrays everyday events as well as special moments of family history in crisply colorful, vibrantly peopled paintings and provides brief, bilingual background stories for each of the 13 paintings. Another sparkling family album that lovingly shares the artist's memories of the Hispanic cultural experience as lived in the Southwest. -- Booklist
|Recommended Age||5 - 8|
|Author||Carmen Lomas Garza|
|Publication Date||Jun 3, 1997|
|Publisher||Children's Book Press|
|Award Winners||Pura Belpré Award|
|Language||English, Spanish / English|
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