When Nancy's new puppy gets blamed for stealing muffins, Nancy tries to find the real thief and prove her puppy's innocence. A little puppy is turning into a big problem! Nancy's wish has finally come true: she has a dog of her own. She's a chocolate-colored Labrador retriever, and she's fun and friendly and loves to play. But the pup's also in a sticky situation -- and its up to Nancy to save her. Hannah's fresh-baked muffins have vanished, and a...
When a young boy and his mother come to the United States from El Salvador, leaving his father behind, the boy misses his father very much and wants to do something special to show him how much he cares.
As they prepare to make the traditional "chile ristras, " strings of red peppers, Christina's grandmother tells her the story of how magical chile seeds given to her great grandfather, a farmer in the hills of New Mexico, ensured the continuation of the chile pepper.
As they prepare to make the traditional, pillowy bread called sopaipilla, Christina's grandmother tells about the time her great-grandfather, aided by a scarecrow, brought an end to a drought and, in the process, helped make the first sopaipilla.
As they prepare to make the traditional Christmas cookies known as bizcochitos, Christina's grandmother tells her the story of how a magical butterfly first introduced these sweet treats to her great grandfather, a shepherd in the hills of New Mexico.
Recounts, in Spanish and in English, the story of Ricardo Romo, a Hispanic-American All-American athlete and scholar who became, among other things, a U.S. representative to the United Nations, and the president of University of Texas at San Antonio.