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La casita de Esperanza
Terry Catasús Jennings/Raúl Colón

La casita de Esperanza

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When Esperanza and her family arrive in the United States from Cuba, they buy a little house, una casita. It may be small, but they soon prove that there’s room enough to share with a whole community. Ages 4-8

As Esperanza and her family settle into their new house, they all do their part to make it a home, working multiple jobs and doing chores to pitch in.  When Mami’s sister Conchita comes to stay with them, she helps other families by taking care of their children during the day. Together they turn the house into a place where other new immigrants can help one another and feel accepted.

Terry Catasus Jennings first came from Cuba to the U.S. in 1961, when she was twelve years old. With Una Casita de Esperanza, she tells an inspiring, semi-autobiographical story of how immigrants can help each other find their footing in a new country.

* A Bank Street Best Children's Picture Book of the Year in Spanish
* Una selección del Junior Library Guild
* A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year

Neal Porter (2022) Hardcover 32p ISBN 9780823452033

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