Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre (Alma and How She Got Her Name)
Date: September 2020
Duration: 0 hours 7 minutes
What's in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from-and who she may one day be. Spanish language edition!If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has way too many names: six! Just think of how hard it is to fit them all on the back of a little photo. How did such a small person wind up with such a large name? Alma turns to Daddy for an answer and learns of Sofia, the grandmother who loved books and flowers; Esperanza, the great-grandmother who longed to travel; José, the grandfather who was an artist; and other namesakes too. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all-and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin or name story.