The Boy Who Touched the Stars / El niño que alcanzó las estrellas

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The Boy Who Touched the Stars / El niño que alcanzó las estrellas


First Release:

October 2019

ISBN: 9781558858824

Every night when he was a boy, José M. Hernández would look out the window and stare at the stars. They were different colors: blue, yellow and white. Some were larger and brighter than others, and some twinkled as if they were alive. Later, when he saw man land on the moon on TV, he knew he wanted to be an astronaut. But José struggled in school because his family moved constantly and he didn 't speak English. His parents were migrant workers from Mexico; they followed the crops up and down the state of California. José was in second grade when his teacher convinced his parents to stop migrating and stay in the United States. She also encouraged his love of astronomy, books and learning. This heartwarming, bilingual picture book is sure to motivate kids to set goals and reach for their own dreams.

  • ISBN: 9781558858824
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Piñata Books
    Genre: Fic
    Language: Spanish
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12 books / $17.05 a book

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Forthcoming October 2019

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