|Rosita's Christmas Wish (1981) [Picture Book]|
by Mary Ann Smothers Bruni
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Welcome to El Paso Street. You are entering the magical world of Christmas on the West Side of San Antonio, Texas. It is a world of posadas
, processions, of maņanitas
, morning serenades, and of backyard pastorelas
, sheperds' plays.
Meet nine year old Rosita. She wants to be "Gila" in Los Pastores, San Antonio's traditional mexican Christmas drama. She knows all of the words of "Palomita", Gila's song. She know the caminata, the sheperd's walking song. She even has a basket like Gila's!
Original title: Rosita's Christmas Wish
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Picture Books→ Holidays
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Multicultural
- Illustrated by Thom Ricks