Thursday, September 5, 2013

REFORMA Review: Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams/Dulces sueños
By Pat Mora, illustrated by Maribel Suárez 
Rayo/HarperCollins, 2008. $14.89 (Hardcover). ISBN 978-0-06-085042-5. 
Grades PreK-2

In this second helping of Mora’s My Family/Mi familia easy-reader series, an abuelita prepares her three grandchildren for bed with soft kisses and whispers about sleeping animals. The repetitive text –along with the soothing, slightly disproportionate illustrations of a happy Latino family – is perfect for young readers. Librarians will find this a welcome addition to their collection of easy-readers in Spanish or English.


Naidoo, J. C. (2008). Sweet Dreams/Dulces sueños. Written by Pat Mora. Illus. by Maribel Suárez. REFORMA Newsletter, 26 (1/2), 27.

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