Juana & Lucas

Description

Winner of the 2017 Pura Belpré Author Award Fans of Judy Moody and Clarice Bean will love Juana, the spunky young Colombian girl who stars in this playful, abundantly illustrated new series. Juana loves many things -- drawing, eating Brussels sprouts, living in Bogotá, Colombia, and especially her dog, Lucas, the best amigo ever. She does not love wearing her itchy school uniform, solving math problems, or going to dance class. And she especially does not love learning the English. Why is it so important to learn a language that makes so little sense? But when Juana's abuelos tell her about a special trip they are planning--one that Juana will need to speak English to go on--Juana begins to wonder whether learning the English might be a good use of her time after all. Hilarious, energetic, and utterly relatable, Juana will win over los corazones -- the hearts -- of readers everywhere in her first adventure, presented by namesake Juana Medina.

Details

Author(s)
Medina Juana
Format
Hardback | 96 pages
Dimensions
188 x 237 x 14mm | 502g
Publication date
27 Sep 2016
Publisher
Candlewick Press,U.S.
Publication City/Country
Massachusetts, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
Illustrations, unspecified
ISBN10
0763672084
ISBN13
9780763672089
Bestsellers rank
226,915

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