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Author Cervantes, Jennifer.
Title Tortilla sun / by Jennifer Cervantes.
Pub Info San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, [2010]
book jacket
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J FICTION CER     AVAILABLE
Descript 224 pages ; 20 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience 620L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.0 5 5 138282
Contents Prologue -- The magic baseball -- One wish -- Bienvenida -- The whispering wind -- Pink and joy and the guy behind the wall -- Good heart, solid soul -- The cat-dog -- Unfinished stories and squished tomatoes -- Tortillas are like life -- The ghost trail -- The balloon in the church -- The secret ingredient -- Some threads are shorter than others -- Becoming a big sister -- $9.50 under budget -- Fireworks -- The storyteller -- Mateo's treasure map -- Bella and the marshmallow ghost -- The shattered truth -- Calling Dad -- The missing words -- An armful of dread -- Maggie's story -- A sign from heaven -- Tortilla sun -- Riding the skies -- Acknowledgments -- Author's note -- Glossary.
Summary While spending a magical summer in New Mexico with her grandmother, twelve-year-old Izzy makes new friends, learns to cook, and for the first time hears stories about her father, who died before she was born.
Subject Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
Grandmothers -- Fiction.
Mexican Americans -- Fiction.
Genre Children's stories.
Subject Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.
Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction.
New Mexico -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780811870153 (alk. paper)
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