CB - Shaw and Rodanas, Elena's Story (Tales of World, Guatemala)
Terra Experience Collection
֍ Elena's Story (Tales of the World, Guatemala). Nancy Shaw, Kristina Rodanas (illustrator) (2012), 32 pp.14 oz --- [ages 6 to 10, reading grade 1 - 3rd],[Living Mayan Culture]
A good book for younger children on being a Mayan child living in Guatemala. Elena, from a small village in the Western highlands of Guatemala and speaks Mam, one of the 23 Mayan languages. She is going to school and learning to read and speak Spanish. Her Dad is away working on a plantation, so she must help her Mom with chores, care of her younger brother and in their corn patch and vegetable garden.