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Dear Primo: A letter to my cousin - Cover
Dear Primo: A letter to my cousin
Duncan Tonatiuh, Abrams Books 2010
Charlie and Carlitos are cousins and penpals. Charlie lives in a city in the U.S.. Carlitos lives in a small town in Mexico. They write to each other about what they like to play and eat and what their daily lives are like. Two boys: so much the same - so much different. Also available in Spanish.

Ages: Play Years (2-4), Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English, English with Some Spanish
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Latino American, Latinx, Christian
Special Topics: Friendship, Celebrations and Holidays, Music/Dance/Artistry - STEAM
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Joy in Diversity, Global Awareness