Julián Is A MermaidBook - 2018
From Library Staff
Seattle Kids Librarians Jun 24, 2011
While riding the subway home with his abuela, Julián notices three women spectacularly dressed up. When Julian creates his own outfit, what will Abuela think about the mess he makes--and even more importantly, what will she think about how Julián sees himself?
Julián cannot get the three beautiful mermaids he saw on the subway out of his head. He imagines himself as a beautiful mermaid and ransacks the house looking for what he needs to become the mermaid he dreams of. But what will his abuela think? This book is a true celebration of individuality and... Read More »
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Heading home from swimming with his grandmother, Julián is fascinated by glimpsing a mermaid trio in their subway car. He wishes he, too, could be a mermaid--but how could that be possible?