Tía Isa Wants a Car

Meg Medina (Author) Claudio Muñoz (Illustrator)
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Product Type: Paperback Books
Age Groups: Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9

A little girl pitches in to help her tía save up for a big old car—and take the whole family to the beach—in a story told with warmth and sweetness.

Tía Isa wants a car. A shiny green car the same color as the ocean, with wings like a swooping bird. A car to take the whole family to the beach. But saving is hard when everything goes into two piles—one for here and one for Helping Money, so that family members who live far away might join them someday. While Tía Isa saves, her niece does odd jobs for neighbors so she can add her earnings to the stack. But even with her help, will they ever have enough? Meg Medina's simple, genuine story about keeping in mind those who are far away is written in lovely, lyrical prose and brought to life through Claudio Muñoz's charming characters.

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SKU M14203
ISBN 9780763657529
Language English
Lexile ® Measure AD630L
Page Count 32
Product Type Paperback Books
Book Type Picture Books
Additional Contributor Claudio Muñoz
Primary Contributor Meg Medina
Age Groups Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9
Publisher Candlewick Press