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The illustrations can keep the student’s attention long enough while reading capmbell text. At that point she realizes how much her father means to her and blows a glass bird so that she can be carried home to share her talent with her father who then realizes that she is extremely talented.

So she runs away to Monterrey where she can be an amazing glass blower. Feb 22, Cierra Garrison rated it liked it Shelves: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. However, the text, context clues, and illustrations eoenita it simple for children to understand their meaning.

Elena is determined to become a glass blower even after papa says no.

Elenita: Elena´s Serenade: Campbell Geeslin, Ana Juan, Jose Moran Orti: : Books

They are beautiful and adorable a Text: The little girl shows everyone that she is a very talented glass blower that can not only blow glass, but also play music on her pipe too. Her father is a glassblower and she wants to be one too. Jun 06, Nancy Meservier rated it really liked it Shelves: Jun 15, Kira rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 14, Rebecca Ostrega rated it it was amazing Shelves: While she plays her new instrument she begins to develop her craft.


Elena is cqmpbell agent of change and that is something I want to highly emphasize in my book. Rlenita overall the story was very interesting and it held her attention. The charming illustrations and rich, almost lulling, text made me feel as though I had been transported to Mexico and was traveling alongside the narrator in her adventure. It makes the students question why the word is styled differently which then opens the conversation to talk about special words and the glossary.

Elenita by Campbell Geeslin (2006, Hardcover)

Being set in Mexico, this is a great story for your multicultural shelves because it is a window into the life a young girl. Along the way, Elena blows on a pipe and makes beautiful music. What do the characters believe about boys and girls? Join Elena on her fantastic journey to Monterrey — home of the great glassblowers! I think this book would be best used in a classroom during read-aloud for enrichment.

She is headstrong, determined and focused.

They also provide a lot to discuss with the students. She decides that she is going to impersonate a boy, and travel to Monterrey to conquer her dreams.


Elena’s Serenade

Having just read it, I have to say it lived up to my expectations. It tells the story of the journey she takes to become one.

Although I thought it was a little stereotypical that Elena is wearing all pink. Glassblowing seems to be a part of the Mexican culture and highly valued in the story. I think this has a great message for children.

But girls can’t be glassblowers. Elena’s dad didn’t want her to be a glassblower because of the stereotypical views that it was a campbel job.

Elena’s Serenade by Campbell Geeslin

She dress up and pretends to be a boy. Glassblowing is an important part of Mexican culture, a question to ask the class might be what an important element of American culture is.

Elena’s Sernade is a more complex picture book filled with colorful campbfll filled with interesting angles. Join Elena on her fantastic journey to Monterrey — home of the great glassblowers! I would ask my students what they thought about that, and if there was ever a time that they felt like they couldn’t or shouldn’t do something just because they were a boy or a girl.