Camila dreams of being a star and, after learning about children who break world records, decides she will do the same--but how? Includes glossary, glossary of Spanish words, activities, and discussion questions.
"A video contest is the perfect way for Camila to become a star. To enter, she must make a video that explains what her city, Los Angeles, means to her. But Los Angeles is so big-how will she decide what to talk about? As Camila works on her video, she realizes that there's one special thing that makes her city feel like home"--
"When Camila tries out for a play, she practices hard to get ready for auditions. So she's extra disappointed when she doesn't get the starring role. But as she learns her part and works with the rest of the cast, Camila discovers there is more than one way to be a star"--
"Día de los Muertos is a special holiday to remember and celebrate loved ones. It is a Mexican tradition held to honor those who have died. Some people dress up and go to parades. Others sing, dance, and eat special food. Others decorate altars with flowers and make offerings. Readers will discover how a shared holiday can have multiple traditions and be celebrated in all sorts of ways"--
"What's that steady booming echoing through the mountains? It's the heavy footsteps of a troll. Humans should beware of these creatures' terrible, destructive powers. Have you ever wondered how trolls are born and grow up? What foods they prefer to feaston? What mischief fills their time? Wonder no more! Striking illustrations and matter-of-fact text take you on daring journey to learn all about trolls"--