Family Pictures / Cuadros de Familia

Family Pictures / Cuadros de Familia Review

Renowned artist Carmen Lomas Garza lovingly shares her memories of growing up in the town of Kingsville, Texas, and of her great dream of becoming an artist. Through warm, personal stories and vibrant paintings, young readers experience day-to-day li...

Title:Family Pictures / Cuadros de Familia
Edition Language:English

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    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Sandra Lomas Garza depicts scenes from her working-class childhood in Family Pictures / Cuadros de Familia She also did this in another similar picture for children (and adults) In My Family/En mi fam...

  • This is a beautiful book that I fell in love with. This bilingual book could be great for learning about every-day/special moments of life for a Latino family, but various ethnic origins will enjoy. V...

  • The award winning book I chose to highlight is Family Pictures / Cuadros de Familia by Carmen Lomas Garza (Children's Book Press, 1990). This book won the Pura Belpre Award for its illustrations, whic...

  • The book, Family Pictures/Cuadros de Familia, gives the reader snapshots of family traditions throughout the story that are written bilingually, first in English and again in Spanish below. The author...

  • It was a story about the cultures. It was a good book for the children. Because it introduced many kinds of activities and traditions in this book. The author grew up in Kingsville, a place in Texas, ...

  • This book, a collection of stories in both Spanish and English, shares about the lives of Spanish speaking families. The illustrations are detailed and add perspective to the words. This book offers a...

  • Family pictures follows an aspiring artist depicting day to day life in a Mexican family. There is such vibrant art and very busy scenes which helps the reader stay engaged. I greatly appreciated that...

  • Family Pictures is a multicultural book illustrated by Carmen Lomas Garza. This book is also an autobiographical text because she included pictures from her childhood and other memories she has made w...

  • Carmen Lomas Garza’s autobiographical and multicultural book, Family Pictures shows us snapshots of her childhood, which represent Garza’s cherished memories. Each picture is accompanied by a shor...

  • Family Pictures by Carmen Lomas GarzaGenre: Autobiography, MulticulturalInterest level: Grades 3-5Guided reading: MLexile level: 750LSummary: “Family Pictures” tells anecdotal stories from the lif...