A Birthday Basket for Tia (Aladdin Picture Books)

by Pat Mora (Author) Cecily Lang (Illustrator)

A Birthday Basket for Tia (Aladdin Picture Books)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Today is Tia's birthday! Cecilia wants to surprise her great-aunt, her Tia, with a very special present. But what could it be? Could it be Tia's favorite mixing bowl that she and Cecilia use to make delicious "bizcochos, " cookies? Could it be a ball like the one Tia played with as a little girl in Mexico? With the help of her mischievous cat, Chica, Cecilia plans the perfect surprise. And Tia has a very special surprise for Cecilia, too!

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Cecilia and her family are charming. 

Copyright 1992 Kirkus Reviews, LLC Used with permission

Pat Mora
Pat Mora, who is of Mexican American descent, is author of Doña Flor, illustrated by Raul Colon, which won the Pura Belpre Illustrator Award and a Pura Belpre Author Honor. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Visit her web site at www.patmora.com. Magaly Morales, sister of the award-winning artist Yuyi Morales, lives in Mexico. A Piñata in a Pine Tree is her second book.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Publication date
May 19, 1997
Aladdin Picture Books

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