Clearinghouse Resource


Xochitl and the Flowers; Xochitl, la Nina de las Flores


Argueta, Jorge
Angel, Carl (illustrator)


San Francisco: Children's Book Press

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2005, 32 pages

Description of Resource

In this story based on real events, Xochitl Flores and her family move from El Salvador to Los Angeles. Life is very different in the United States but their community rallies around them. This book is written in both English and Spanish, with illustrations by Carl Angel.

Recommended for ages 5-10.


English, Spanish


This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.