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Amelia"s road by Linda Jacobs Altman

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Published by Lee & Low Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Migrant labor -- Fiction.,
  • Hispanic Americans -- Fiction.

Book details:

About the Edition

Summary, Tired of moving around so much, Amelia, the daughter of migrant farm workers, dreams of a stable home.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Linda Jacobs Altman ; illustrated by Enrique O. Sanchez..
ContributionsSanchez, Enrique O, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.J1525
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unp.aged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22209707M
ISBN 101880000040

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Amelia's Road was the perfect read-aloud for our class. Several of the students have a similar background as Amelia's family, and our school is located in the center of a migrant population. Therefore, Amelia's story was very relevant for my students. I recommend this book for all teachers!/5(17). Amelia's Road by Linda Jacobs Altman and Enrique O. Sanchez. A young child living in a Mexican migrant family hates "the road," which to her symbolizes read more. A young child living in a Mexican migrant family hates "the road," which to her symbolizes another round of backbreaking work, degradation and insecurity. Editions for Amelia's Road: X (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Hardcover published in ). Amelia Bedelia 4-book set: (Amelia Bedelia Means Business, Amelia Bedelia Unleashed, Amelia Bedelia Road Trip!, Amelia Bedelia Goes Wild!) by Herman Parish | Jan 1, Paperback.

Linda Jacobs Altman - Author. is the author of Amelia's Road, published by Lee & Low, and named a "Choices" selection by the Cooperative Children's Book , who lives in Clearlake, California, frequently writes for the educational market.   Amelia's Road is an inspirational tale about the importance of home. Product Details Amelia's family records events by crops not dates, carries with them only what will fit in the car, and are never anywhere long enough to feel at home. This bilingual book is the perfect introduction for young children to well-loved proverbs in English /5(2). Amelia's Road. by Linda Jacobs Altman. Picture Book. 32 pages. Grades Find this book: Amazon Review. Amelia hates all roads and all maps. Her family moves frequently to pick the crops and she has always hated the time when her father takes out the road maps. Description of the book "Amelia's Road": Amelia Luisa Martinez hates roads. Los caminos, the roads, take her migrant worker family to fields where they labor all day, to schools where no one knows Amelia's name, and to bleak cabins that are not home.

  In the story, "Amelia's Road" Amelia wanted to stay in one place, but her family were migrant farm workers. So at school Amelia's teacher Mrs. Ramos had them draw pictures of their dearest dreams. Then after school Amelia found an accidental road leading to an old she filled a rusty old box with some of her : Student Blog. Amelia Luisa Martinez and her family, migrant farm workers, move from harvest to harvest, staying in labor camps for short periods of time. Amelia hates los caminos --the long, cheerless roads that th. Get this from a library! Amelia's road. [Linda Jacobs Altman; Enrique O Sanchez] -- Tired of moving around so much, Amelia, the daughter of migrant farm workers, dreams of a stable home. Amelias Road, Softcover, English, Book, Linda Jacobs Altman, Enrique O. Sanchez, Preschool - 2nd Grade, , $ $ f or Story Collection Orange Books Spanish Set, Inc luding 20%-Off, Free Shipping, and No Sales Tax: 2 Hardcover Bilingual Books, 12 Softcover Spanish Books, and 1 Softcover Bilingual Book.