How My Family Lives in America

by Susan Kuklin

Three young children whose parents immigrated to the United States (from Senegal,... read more

Three young children whose parents immigrated to the United States (from Senegal, Puerto Rico and Taiwan) are featured in this appealing photo-essay which allows the children to speak for themselves about what they are learning from their parents and grandparents. In an author's note at the end of the book, Kuklin explains her intent: "...to show how families impart a sense of identity to their young children." The book concludes with a simple recipe from each child's culture. (Ages 4-7)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1992

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