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La mariposa

Author: Francisco Jiménez; Simon Silva
Publisher: Boston, Mass : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Because he can only speak Spanish, Francisco, son of a migrant worker, has trouble when he begins first grade, but his fascination with the caterpillar in the classroom helps him begin to fit in.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jiménez, Francisco, 1943-
Mariposa.
Boston, Mass : Houghton Mifflin, 1998
(OCoLC)663365669
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco Jiménez; Simon Silva
ISBN: 0395816637 9780395816639 0618070362 9780618070367 0395917387 9780395917381 9780618073177 0618073175
OCLC Number: 35222951
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by Francisco Jiménez ; illustrated by Simon Silva.
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Because he can only speak Spanish, Francisco, son of a migrant worker, has trouble when he begins first grade, but his fascination with the caterpillar in the classroom helps him begin to fit in.

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"Held back in school because he did not speak English well enough, the author speaks of himself in the third-person to tell this autobiographical story of a school incident. Francisco is a young Read more...

 
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-05-22) Good Permalink

     This book is about a boy who only speaks Spanish. He has some trouble at the beginning of first grade but he soon finds a friend in a caterpillar.

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