In Brown Knees, a young girl encounters a brand new world as she enters school for the first time. Guillermina is adjusting to her new surroundings, while embracing her Mexican roots. Although she is hesitant at first, a special relative helps her grow and embrace her culture’s beauty as well as the new world around her.
This book will delight seven to ten year-olds, especially those excited to learn about the many cultures around us.
Don’t forget to tap the ‘fact-pics’ in the text for more information about Guillermina’s culture, in English and Spanish.