Family Pictures/Cuadros De Familia
In this Pura Belpré Honor-winning book, Carmen Lomas Garza tells the story of her childhood growing up in Kingsville, TX. Family Pictures is the story of Carmen Lomas Garza's girlhood in Kingsville, Texas: celebrating birthdays, making tamales, picking cactus, and confiding to her sister her dreams of becoming an artist. These day-to-day experiences are told through fifteen paintings and stories, each focusing on a different aspect of Carmen's traditional Mexican American culture growing up.
Notable Children's Book, Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Honor, Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) National Book Festival - Texas, Library of Congress Center for the Book Bilingual English/Spanish.