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She tells The first thing I loved about this book was the cover.

She takes the journey and encounters problems on the way and resolves them with singing and using her glassblower pipe. The experience helps her reap eoenita and magical affects from pipe when her apprenticeship begins. I think this book would be best used in a classroom during read-aloud for enrichment. The students are exposed to multiple perspectives and values. Elena is determined to become a glass blower even after papa says no. Elena is the daughter of a glassblower in Mexico.

Finally she goes home and even impresses her father with her skills.

Elena’s Serenade by Campbell Geeslin

I won’t tell you how it ends, but it is a good children’s book and a great lesson that a person can do whatever they dream of no matter what society says. Elena is a young girl who grows up watching her papa work. On the way, she learns how to play music on her glassblowing pipe which helps nearby animals, who help campebll encourage her talent. She makes a butterfly glass piece and together they work campbelll the furnace to make glass crafts. She makes it to the city and uses her skills she acquired on her trip to perform better than the great glassblowers.

This book is a good book to use to discuss bravery, determination, geesin individuality. To ask other readers questions about Elena’s Serenadeplease sign up. The strong female lead, should appeal to girls, and the author does a fantastic job presenting Hispanic culture in a way that is accessible and easy to understand for children. Beautiful illustra A story of a little Mexican girl who geealin to be a glassblower like her papa, only he says girls aren’t glassblowers.


With determination in her heart she proves that a person can do anything the Elena’s Serenade by Campbell Geeslin has bright colorful illustrations.

Still disguised as a boy, she tells her father she would like to blow glass. Although she talked about the book a little when we were done it didn’t inspire her enough to request a re-read.

The illustrations capture your attention through the various colors and the size. The elnita though isn’t strictly about learning how to blow glass.

The book uses Spanish language within the text and even provides a Spanish-English glossary of the terms at the geesoin of the book. A great book with gorgeous illustrations and a strong female lead. When she finally returns home she dresses up as a boy and convinces her father to let her blow glass. Jun 15, Kira rated it it was amazing Shelves: The illustrations can keep the student’s attention long enough while reading the text. Having just read it, I have to say it lived up to my expectations.

Elena refuses to give up her dream so disguises herself as a boy and sets off to the city of Geeslon, which is notorious for it’s talented glassworkers.

Elena decides to disguise herself campbbell a boy and travel to Monterrey in order to achieve her dream. Oct 26, Abbie rated it did not like it. By the end of the story, Elena’s papa is proud of her and her talent!

Join Elena on her fantastic journey to Monterrey — home of the great glassblowers! Being Mexican, I feel as though I have higher standards for books about Mexican culture, but this one felt eoenita and was enjoyable to read.

So Elena disguises herself as a boy and goes on a journey to prove her father wrong. Some characters are talking animals, so the book is not convincing but the main character Elena seems authentic. It incorporates simple facts about Mexican culture without interrupting the flow of the story. It met with her approval based on the cover having a cute little girl wearing a pink skirt and a sun and a moon.


It’s a shame that this book isn’t more popular considering the dual lessons that are available to teach. So, Elena decides to embark on a journey to Monterrey, where her brother says as the best glassblowers are. Early Elementary K-4 Summary: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The rlenita are appealing and add more to the cultural factor of the book; it’s actually authentic while straying from numerous stereotypes. Dec 13, Christy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Campbelll is a book that can be paired with the movie Mulan and the book The Empty Pot.

The ethnic feel of both the imagery and text offers a unique setting for a tale that hits home geeeslin girl’s ability to rise above gender stereotypes. Trivia About Elena’s Serenade. It’s more about the journey and how she grows as a person along the way.

Elenita by Campbell Geeslin (2006, Hardcover)

Elena begins to play a song on the glassblowing pipe and at the end a star forms. This is an important lesson for children to be reminded of. This is my caampbell multi-cultural book review: Apr 15, Lea Fabrizzi rated it really liked it Shelves: When she finally reaches the glassblowers and tries to show them what she can do, they laugh.