The Spirit of Tio Fernando/El espíritu de tío Fernando
A Day of the Dead Story/Una historia del Dia de los Muertos
Author: Janice Levy
Illustrator: Morella Fuenmayor
Translator: Teresa Mlawer
Grade Level Equivalent:
Holidays, Extended Families, Mexican and Mexican American, Bilingual Education, Spanish, Ceremony and Tradition
In this touching, bilingual story, Nando and his mother honor the spirit of his favorite uncle on the Mexican Day of the Dead. Nando wonders how he will recognize his uncle's spirit, but in the end he is reassured that Tío Fernando is happy because he has not been forgotten.
Teresa Mlawer es la experta en lectura familiar para Scholastic.