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René Has Two Last Names/René tiene dos apellidos


Colato Lainez, Rene
Graullera Ramirez, Fabiola (Ill.)


Houston, Texas: Arte Publico Press

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

October 2009, 32 pages

Description of Resource

This engaging bilingual picture book is about René, a boy from El Salvador who doesn't understand why his last name has to be different in the United States. René is determined to explain the importance of using both of his last names, helping his classmates understand an important Hispanic cultural tradition.

Recommended for ages 4-8.


English, Spanish


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