Grandma Francisca Remembers

A Hispanic-American Family Story

From the Series What Was It Like, Grandma?

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Eight-year-old Angelica lives in an apartment in San Francisco with her parents, Anna and Tony. Her Grandma Francisca lives next door. Angelica enjoys spending time with her grandmother after school and on weekends. From Francisca, Angelica learns much about the family and its traditions and values. Grandma Francisca is an active woman who has many different jobs. She grew up in New Mexico with eight brothers and sisters. Her parents were born in the United States, but her grandparents came from Spain. Often when Angelica visits her grandmother, Francisca tells her about her childhood. She plays games with Angelica and teachers her Spanish phrases. Sometimes she and Angelica cook favorite recipes together.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2011-01-01
BISACS JNF019030, JNF018030
Dewey 973'.0468
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 3.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 58280
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Activities, Glossary, Recipes, and Reviewed


Kirkus Reviews

“Teachers, grandparents, and parents will enjoy sharing this with children of all cultures and then moving on to their own family memories.”
Kirkus Reviews

Author: Ann Morris

Illustrator, Photographer: Peter Linenthal