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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all -- and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. By: Martinez-Neal, Juana [author,, illustrator.] In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin stories or names. At the story's end, the only tale readers have not heard is Alma's. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Alma and How She Got Her Name. Reviewed in the United States on May 4, 2018. Alma and How She Got Her Name is perfect for teaching children to be proud of who they are. A una niña no le gusta su nombre, hasta que su papá le explica que refleja la memoria de seis de sus ancestros con vidas muy interesantes. Join ALMA AND HOW SHE GOT HER NAME author & illustrator @juanamartinezn and Skype in the Classroom next Friday, November 6 at 10 a.m. PT for a FREE event to celebrate this year’s Global Read Aloud! Alma and How She Got Her Name written and illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal shares the story of sweet, little Alma. In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin stories or names. Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal; illus. Alma and How She Got Her Name. Something went wrong. 11: Author and Illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal on “Alma and How She Got Her Name”, NPR – 3 Award-Winning Latina Authors Are Symbols Of Hope For Next Generation Of Writers, KJZZ Public Radio – An Arizona Author Explores Her Immigrant Identity In This Award-Winning Children’s Book, The Gray Area Podcast – #ItsPersonal 20. What's in a name? “Alma and How She Got Her Name” – I am Sofia. Alma and How She Got Her Name. Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has a very long name, and she’s about to find out how she came to have it. The round, stylized figure of the girl, dressed in pink striped pants and a white shirt, pops against the sepia pages (reminiscent of old, family photo albums). Texas Standard – What’s in a Name? Martinez-Neal, the recipient of the 2018 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award for La Princesa and the Pea , works in print transfers with graphite and colored pencils for these images, limiting her palette to black, charcoal gray, and blushes of color. In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be … Candlewick; Illustrated edition (April 10, 2018), Previous page of related Sponsored Products. —Booklist (starred review) Martinez-Neal’s first outing as author is a winner—her velvety and largely monochromatic pencil drawings, punctuated with cherry red, teem with emotional intimacy. Some knew the story of their name, but those who didn't became curious. [email protected], 310-489-4560, 6501 E Greenway Pkwy#103-303Scottsdale, AZ 85254, Stefanie Sanchez Von Borstelstefanie(at)fullcircleliterary.com858-824-9269 ext. Images reproduced with permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press. Reviewed in the United States on August 31, 2018. Alma and How She Got Her Name is perfect for kids who have long names and are curious about the origin of their names. Alma and How She Got Her ... I use this story to teach students about loving their names at the beginning of the school year and it is always a class favorite. . Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Martinez-Neal, Juana, Alma and How She Got Her Name. Absolutely one of the best picture books of the year. Alma and How She Got Her Name. are highlighted in a pale, gray-blue. While Alma feels enriched by learning her family’s history, she is also empowered by the knowledge that she will give her name, Alma, its own story. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all — and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. #GRA20 #SkypeClassroom #MicrosoftEdu This book starts with the line, "Alma Sofia Esparanza Jose Pura Candela had a long name- too long if you asked her." While Alma feels enriched by learning her family’s history, she is also empowered by the knowledge that she will give her name, Alma, its own story. Alma turns to Daddy for an answer and learns of Sofia, the grandmother who loved books and flowers; Esperanza, the great-grandmother who longed to travel; José, the grandfather who was an artist; and other namesakes, too. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press. Her name comes from her adventurous, world-traveling grandmother, her … “Alma and How She Got Her Name” – Sofia. As with any text with a particular theme of names or backpacks, Alma and How She Got Her Name would be such an exciting addition to a a CREATE backpack. Mostly monochromatic against a cream background, the illustrations (…) are delightful, capturing the distinctive essences of Alma’s many namesakes. In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be … In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin stories or names. The cover doesn't really convey the depth and quality of the illustrations in this book. Please try again. It’s an origin story that envelopes readers like a hug. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Please try again. Reviewed in the United States on April 11, 2018. There was a problem loading your book clubs. I used this book to start a discussion in our classroom about students' names. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Alma and How She Got Her Name. But as she learns more about how her names connect her to her family, Alma becomes very proud of all her names. It's a great way to spark a conversation with parents about how they chose their child's name. In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be … Even in low-resolution, postage-stamp size, I felt its softness and personalness, and I wanted to reach in and hold it. That's my name, and it fits me just right! After complaining that her name is so long that it "never fits," Alma's father shares stories with the girl about the people she's been named after, including a book lover, an artist, and a deeply spiritual woman, among others. —Booklist (starred review) Martinez-Neal’s first outing as author is a winner—her velvety and largely monochromatic pencil drawings, punctuated with cherry red, teem with emotional intimacy. Also, it made my class think about what traits they want to be used to describe themselves, and what their story is and will be. While Alma feels enriched by learning her family’s history, she is also empowered by the knowledge that she will give her name, Alma, its own story. Alma and How She Got Her Name is a 2018 picture book by Juana Martinez-Neal. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. The softly colored images and curvilinear shapes that embrace the figures evoke a sense of warmth and affection. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all — and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from — and who she may one day be. A celebration of Black girl magic, hair, family, and self-love. In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin stories or names. The "must-have" book of the year! 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What’s in a name? Martinez-Neal brings her gentle story to life through beautiful graphite and colored pencil artwork, set against cream-colored backgrounds. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all -- and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. It was perfect to use with Adrienne Geer’s Powerful Understanding and teaching kids about self and how to own their name and how it makes them special. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Why? Perfect for any baby, particularily one with a long name. In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be … This book starts with the line, "Alma Sofia Esparanza Jose Pura Candela had a long name- too long if you asked her." Alma and How She Got Her Name book. For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from — and who she may one day be.If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has way too many names: six! Public Radio International – This children’s book author explores themes of immigration and identity. —Booklist (starred review) Martinez-Neal’s first outing as author is a winner—her velvety and largely monochromatic pencil drawings, punctuated with cherry red, teem with emotional intimacy. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all — and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Children will enjoy hearing about how the main character got her very long name (that was "too long, if you asked her"). g 4/18 978-0-7636-9355-8 $15.99 Spanish ed. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. How did such a small person wind up with such a large name? He explains the various people she was named to honor. The book was spurred by Martinez-Neal's Peruvian immigrant experience and the birth of her children. It is nice and simple and sweet, but collects so many characters in Alma's family history, that a story about a dad telling his child the history of her names , can span generations and be 4 or 5 different kinds stories about 4 or 5 different kinds of characters, even if it's just for a moment, before returning to sweet Alma. (When she writes it on a sheet of paper, she has to tape an extra piece to the bottom.) Alma and How She Got Her Name. The Horn Book – Calling Caldecott: And we’re off! The pictures end up stealing the show in their depiction of the sweet closeness between Alma and her father. It was ok but didn't keep my PreK classes attention well at all as a read-aloud, and I'm an animated reader. —Booklist (starred review) Martinez-Neal’s first outing as author is a winner—her velvety and largely monochromatic pencil drawings, punctuated with cherry red, teem with emotional intimacy. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Alma and How She Got Her Name Hardcover – Picture Book, April 10, 2018. by. —Booklist (starred review) Martinez-Neal’s first outing as author is a winner—her velvety and largely monochromatic pencil drawings, punctuated with cherry red, teem with emotional intimacy. While Alma feels enriched by learning her family’s history, she is also empowered by the knowledge that she will give her name, Alma, its own story. Juana Martinez-Neal (Author, Illustrator) › Visit Amazon's Juana Martinez-Neal … We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be … Alma and How She Got Her Name (eBook) : Martinez-Neal, Juana : Baker & TaylorWhen Alma Sofia Esperanza Josâe Pura Candela asks her father why she has so many names, she hears the story of her name and learns about her grandparents.Baker & TaylorA 2019 Caldecott Honor BookWhat’s in a name? While Alma feels enriched by learning her family’s history, she is also empowered by the knowledge that she will give her name, Alma, its own story. MLA Citation (style guide) Martinez-Neal, Juana. They also convey a subtle, supernatural connection between Alma and her ancestors, whose images in the family photos make eye contact with her outside of her father’s awareness. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press. Help your child learn to be their own friend! While Alma feels enriched by learning her family’s history, she is also empowered by the knowledge that she will give her name, Alma, its own story. 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VERDICT A beautifully illustrated, tender story to be shared with all children, sure to evoke conversations about their names.—Daryl Grabarek, School Library Journal. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Please try again. Check out Juana Martinez-Neal's book on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2I8xpEVThanks for reading with me today! Juana Martinez-Neal talks moving to America and a big family Part I. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all — and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Martinez-Neal, Juana, Alma and How She Got Her Name. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all -- and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, 2018. has been added to your Cart. 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