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In My Family

by Garza Lomas Carmen

Author and artist Carmen Lomas Garza takes readers to her hometown of Kingsville, Texas, near the Mexican border. Through vibrant paintings and warm personal stories, she brings to life memories of growing up in a traditional Mexican American community.  Book is written in English and Spanish

  • Topics Latino History,
    Women's History,
    20th-Century History
  • Age Groups Preschool, Early Elementary: K-3
  • Book Type Nonfiction
  • Award
  • Publisher Children's Book Press, 1996, San Francisco, CA
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Award Key

Caldecott Medal
Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
Newberry Medal
Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
Coretta Scott King Award
Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).
Golden Kite Award
Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award
Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.


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