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Alma and How She Got Her Name

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A 2019 Caldecott Honor BookWhat's in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from — and who she may one day be.

If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has way too many names: six! How did such a small person wind up with such a large name? Alma turns to Daddy for an answer and learns of Sofia, the grandmother who loved books and flowers; Esperanza, the great-grandmother who longed to travel; José, the grandfather who was an artist; and other namesakes, too. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all — and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin stories or names.

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9781536205305
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Lexile measure:
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A 2019 Caldecott Honor Book

What's in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from — and who she may one day be.

If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has way too many names: six! How did such a small person wind up with such a large name? Alma turns to Daddy for an answer and learns of Sofia, the grandmother who loved books and flowers; Esperanza, the great-grandmother who longed to travel; José, the grandfather who was an artist; and other namesakes, too. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all — and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin stories or names.

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subject_facetFamilies -- Fiction
Families -- Juvenile fiction
Hispanic Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Names, Personal -- Fiction
Names, Personal -- Juvenile fiction
Picture books
title_displayAlma and How She Got Her Name
title_fullAlma and How She Got Her Name
Alma and how she got her name / Juana Martinez-Neal
Alma and how she got her name [electronic resource] / Juana Martinez-Neal
title_shortAlma and How She Got Her Name
topic_facetFamilies
Hispanic Americans
Juvenile Fiction
Names, Personal
Picture Book Fiction