Alma and How She Got Her NameBook - 2018
From Library Staff
PimaLib_AnnieW Mar 26, 2019
This is one of my very favorites from 2018. A beautiful celebration of a child's relationship with her father, her name, and her ancestors. Highly recommend.
PimaLib_LisaB Jan 29, 2019
A winner of the 2019 Randolph Caldecott Honor Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children.
Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has a very long name! In this picture book, Daddy tells Alma how she was given her names, which all come from ancestors and relatives. Each name has a unique story to go along with it: Sofia was Alma’s grandmother who loved books, poetry, and jasmine flowers... Read More »