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Author Colato Lainez, Rene, author, translator.

Title My shoes and I = Mis zapatos y yo : crossing three borders = cruzando tres fronteras / by, por René Colato Laínez ; illustrations by, ilustraciones de Fabricio Vanden Broeck.

Publication Info. [Fairfax, Virginia] : [Library Ideas, LLC], 2020.
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Description 1 audio-enabled book (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Playing Time 001451
Description digital rda
audio file rda
Note Book originally published: Houston, Texas : Piñata Books, [2019].
"The permanently attached VOX Reader transforms an ordinary print book into an all-in-one read-along. There's no need for computers, tablets or CDs. Children simply push a button to listen and read"--Publisher's website.
VOX Audio playback device includes headphone jack, external speaker, play/pause button, volume controls, page-turning controls, rechargeable battery, low battery indicator, and removable AC adapter.
Performer Read by Michael Lopez.
Summary Young René's mother has sent him a new pair of shoes from the United States. He loves his new shoes. "They walk everywhere I walk. They jump every time I jump. They run as fast as me. We always cross the finish line at the same time." René-with his new shoes-and his father set off on the long journey to meet his mother in the United States. He says goodbye to his friends in El Salvador, and "Uno, dos, tres, my shoes and I are ready to go." The trip is difficult. They take buses and walk across El Salvador, into Guatemala and then into Mexico. His brand-new shoes lose their shine, turning dirty and gray. They become elephants, pushing against the wind; race cars, fleeing hungry dogs; swim shoes, escaping floods; and submarines, navigating through sticky mud. When holes appear on the soles of his shoes, his father won't let him give up. "René, my strong boy, we want to be with Mamá." Sharing his own experiences, René Colato Laínez's moving bilingual picture book brings to life the experiences of many young children who make the arduous journey from Central America to the United States in search of a better life.
Audience 5-8 Brodart.
K-3 Brodart.
Study Program Reading Counts K-2 2.1 2.
Language Text in English and Spanish.
Subject Shoes -- Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
Spanish language materials -- Bilingual.
Shoes -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Emigration and immigration -- Fiction.
Genre Children's audiobooks.
Added Author Vanden Broeck, Fabricio, 1954- illustrator.
Lopez, Michael, narrator.
Container of (expression): Colato Lainez, Rene. My shoes and I. Spoken word (Lopez)
Added Title bMis zapatos y yo
ISBN 9781952183386 (VOX book)
9781558858848 (print)
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