Mamá Elizabeti (Paperback)
Honor Book Award, Society of School Librarians International
En Tanzania, una ni a aprende lo que es cuidar a sus hermanitos y descubre lo dif cil que es ser mam .
Elizabeti tiene una nueva hermanita, as que ahora debe ayudar con el cuidado de Obedi, su hermano menor. Elizabeti sabe lo que hay que hacer. Ella ha cuidado a su "beb ", una mu eca de piedra llamada Eva, desde que Obedi era un beb .
Pero cuidar a un ni o de verdad no es tan f cil como cuidar a una mu eca de piedra. Elizabeti trata de barrer el piso, pero Obedi le jala el cabello. Elizabeti quita las piedritas del arroz, pero Obedi lo tira al suelo. Cuando Elizabeti va por agua, Obedi se mueve tanto que el pesado c ntaro se le cae de la cabeza. Pobre Elizabeti. C mo podr terminar sus quehaceres?
About the Author
Stephanie Stuve-Bodeenwas a Peace Corps volunteer in Tanzania and was inspired to write the Elizabeti series from this experience. The series has won numerous awards. She now lives in Wisconsin with her family. Christy Haleis the author and illustrator of several acclaimed children's books, including four published by Lee & Low, and she has illustrated numerous other award-winning picture books as well. Hale also works in the children's book field as an art director, a designer, and an educator, offering programs at schools, libraries, and museums. She lives with her husband in Palo Alto, California. You can learn more about her at christyhale.com.
"Hale perfectly captures the spontaneity and totality of a toddler's love, and the intimacy among family members is heartwarming and palpable. This is a loving, sensitive book to be shared and cherished." -- School Library Journal
"[T]his sweet sequel to the wonderful, award-winning Elizabeti's Doll will hit a chord in any child who has had to care for a younger sibling." -- Kirkus Reviews
"This book shares with its predecessor a resolutely childlike point of view and a matter-of-fact presentation of another culture (that of rural Tanzania)." -- The Horn Book
Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College