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Download Too Many Tamales Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample Too Many Tamales (Unabridged), by Gary Soto
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,397 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Gary Soto Narrator: Alma Cuervo Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Gary Soto's Too Many Tamales earned critical acclaim from Parents' Choice and Booklist magazines.

This endearing story stars Maria, a young girl who is now old enough to help her mother make the traditional Christmas tamales. While kneading the masa, she spots her mom's precious ring lying on the table. Just to see what it feels like, she slips it on and continues her work. The real trouble begins later when she notices the ring is missing. Could it have been cooked into one of the tamales? Download and start listening now!

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Mckinley | 1/28/2014

    " A bit of a scare turns out with more work but ok. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by L12 VANESSA PEOPLESMARTIN | 1/23/2014

    " This is a great Hispanic culture book. I enjoyed reading it. The pictures were awesome and made the story more enjoyable. It would be good book for the Christmas holiday. I am going to use it in my classroom as a read aloud while I'm teaching the comprehension skill of problem solving. Excellent book for teaching this skill. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lindsey Rogers | 1/5/2014

    " The theme that I got from this story was family traditions. The story begins with a young girl named Maria. She thinks that she has lost her mother's diamond ring while making tamales. With the help of her cousins, they eat all of the tamales in hopes of finds the ring. With no luck, they begin to really worry! In the end they find out that Maria's mother had the ring all along! This a great book full of Spanish heritage, terms, and tradition. In my experience children love learning about cultural holiday traditions other than their own. Therefore, I think students would enjoy this book as much as I did. Gary Soto and Ed Martinez both have Hispanic roots, and I think that they applied their love for their culture and that it is expressed throughout this culture friendly children's book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Anne | 1/1/2014

    " One of my favorite books for kids. Great for the holiday season. "

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