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This is a children s book but very well written At first I did not like the main character because of the way she acted She was so against learning Spanish, and that was her heritage But, after being exposed to a fiesta she changed her ways I really enjoyed the read I will be reading this to my nieces and nephews. No Tildes on TuesdayBy Cherrye S Vasquez, Phd.NTate Publishing Enterprises, LLC 82 pagesIllustration by Brandon WoodISBN 978 1 61663 689 0Genre Juvenile fiction People and Places CulturalIsabella is a 13 year old Mexican American girl whose Abuela grandmother is determined to have her learn the Spanish language of her maternal side of the family Only Abuela has spoken in her native tongue to her mihijita my little daughter during Bella s growing up years Now she insists that her grand No Tildes on TuesdayBy Cherrye S Vasquez, Phd.NTate Publishing Enterprises, LLC 82 pagesIllustration by Brandon WoodISBN 978 1 61663 689 0Genre Juvenile fiction People and Places CulturalIsabella is a 13 year old Mexican American girl whose Abuela grandmother is determined to have her learn the Spanish language of her maternal side of the family Only Abuela has spoken in her native tongue to her mihijita my little daughter during Bella s growing up years Now she insists that her granddaughter become bilingual, and learnof her Spanish heritage Bella s mother is Caucasian and her Spanish father speaks mostly English, except when he mixes the two languages together It often embarrasses Bella when her father does this in front of her white friends.It doesn t help that due to her father s losing his job, the family needs to move to a new neighborhood of mostly Mexican Americans who speak both languages Bella s lessons with her Abuela are a disaster, since she refuses to cooperate She s sent home and has to tell her parents that her Abuela refuses to teach her until she changes her attitude.It takes a trip to a Mexican fiesta with Juanita, the son of her father s boss, to help her realize the wonders of her Spanish heritage.Author Cherrye S Vasquez specializes in multi cultural education and is a public school administrator and adjunct professor Her special skills give this story the impetus needed to help young readers adjust to and accept their multi cultural backgrounds, and instill a desire in them to learn to become bilingual She offers a short lesson in Spanish translations, plus a biracial multiracial worksheet, and an audio book download, all included in this interesting and touching book about a teenage girl stuck between two nationalities.Micki Peluso author and reader This book explored issules of cultural differences and similarities through the experiences of young girl It was well written, engaging, and had a relevant message A must read for young and not so young adults. This short story available in paperback and kindle centers on a biracial thirteen year old headstrong girl named Bella, who finds herself caught between two cultures Her father is Mexican American while her mother is Caucasian As a child Bella s father was taught in a school where being bilingual was frowned upon, but he spoke Spanish at home Bella has never expressed interest in learning Spanish because she lives in a white neighborhood and has little incentive to be different Her abuela This short story available in paperback and kindle centers on a biracial thirteen year old headstrong girl named Bella, who finds herself caught between two cultures Her father is Mexican American while her mother is Caucasian As a child Bella s father was taught in a school where being bilingual was frowned upon, but he spoke Spanish at home Bella has never expressed interest in learning Spanish because she lives in a white neighborhood and has little incentive to be different Her abuela grandmother wants her to learn Spanish and grow to appreciate her two languages and cultures.One day her father informs her that he will be soon losing his job, and that they will be forced to move to a new neighborhood, which is largely Mexican American Bella panics her father says he will teach her Spanish She uses every ploy to avoid it Then her father develops pneumonia and he delegates the task to abuela Bella remains resistant until her grandmother gives up the task Bella feels relieved It appears that she will be able to successfully avoid assimilating her Mexican heritage Out of the blue, she meets her father s boss and his son, Juanito Unlike Bella, he has been exposed to both cultures and is comfortable in both worlds He introduces her to Spanish culture, customs and traditions Suddenly, Bella becomes willing to investigate a part of her that has been ignored Will she be able to overcome her fears of failure of learning a new language and culture The author has painted a realistic portrait of a thirteen year old struggling with coming of age, coming to terms with a part of her that she had denied, learning to be a part of a biracial family, and adjusting to economic changes This book can be a valuable resource for biracial and multicultural families as well as for teachers in heterogeneous classroom settings as a springboard for discussion It will assist middle school students who are rapidly becoming aware of cultural and racial differences to understand them from both a child and adult perspective.As a bonus, there is a glossary of Spanish words to assist the English reader The author offers a free download for an audio version of the book upon the purchase of the kindle or paperback version There is also an interesting questionnaire worksheet that biracial or multiracial children can use as a profile for understanding their own feelings on the subject In No Tildes on Tuesday , Dr Cherrye Vasquez shares an engaging glimpse into the life of a modern American family, with a present day multi cultural twist Wouldn t it be wonderful to live in a home where you could learn two languages and embrace two cultures What happens when a Mexican American father who, understanding the value of a modern bilingual and multicultural experience, fails to share his own heritage and language with his daughter This delightful story is seen through the eyes o In No Tildes on Tuesday , Dr Cherrye Vasquez shares an engaging glimpse into the life of a modern American family, with a present day multi cultural twist Wouldn t it be wonderful to live in a home where you could learn two languages and embrace two cultures What happens when a Mexican American father who, understanding the value of a modern bilingual and multicultural experience, fails to share his own heritage and language with his daughter This delightful story is seen through the eyes of the main character, teen aged Isabella, who struggles with peer pressure and her perception of racial stereotypes Dr Vasquez offers a poignant life lesson that will both captivate the reader and open doors to conversation and understanding, both by individuals from multi cultural families and the friends and connections they make No Tildes on Tuesday will touch your heart and open doors to discussion for parents and children everywhere.If you have never experienced a loving combination such as this, you may be surprised at the trials and tribulations in the life of a modern day multi cultural teen If you share this family s diversity, you may see your own family and friends in the heart warming No Tildes on Tuesday In No Tildes on Tuesday, author Cherrye Vasquez, effectively brings to light how important it is for children to learn about and celebrate their heritage From the very beginning America was a melting pot of people from many different countries, backgrounds and religious beliefs This diversity is what made and still makes America special No Tildes on Tuesday reminds us of this diversity and helps readers to understand that it is this diversity that makes each of us uniquely special.Isabella is In No Tildes on Tuesday, author Cherrye Vasquez, effectively brings to light how important it is for children to learn about and celebrate their heritage From the very beginning America was a melting pot of people from many different countries, backgrounds and religious beliefs This diversity is what made and still makes America special No Tildes on Tuesday reminds us of this diversity and helps readers to understand that it is this diversity that makes each of us uniquely special.Isabella is a Mexican American middle schooler living in a predominately Caucasian neighborhood Isabella s father is Hispanic and her mother is Caucasian Isabella has never learned to speak Spanish and knows very little about her Hispanic heritage When her father loses his job the family must move to a Mexican American neighborhood where most of the children speak English and Spanish Isabella is devastated and must take Spanish lessons from her abuela grandmother Isabella thinks Spanish is pointless and refuses to learn After quitting Spanish lessons, Isabella meets her father s boss and his son, Juanito She finds out that Juanito is also Mexican American, but he is bilingual Isabella is very intrigued by Juanito, his ability to speak Spanish, and knowledge of their Hispanic heritage She agrees to attend a fiesta party with him and realizes what she has been missing out on Will Isabella finally decide to learn Spanish and celebrate her Mexican American heritage Read No Tildes on Tuesday and find out Isabella Santiago doesn t want to learn Spanish But her Abuela feels that she should as a part of her heritage As her family prepares to move to a new neighborhood, Isabella is afraid, because of her dark wavy hair and brown skin, other kids would think that she could speak the language Isabella also worried about leaving her friend Sally.Finally, Isabella gives in and plans to take Spanish lesson with her Dad But when he suddenly fell ill and was submitted to a hospital, he begged for her t Isabella Santiago doesn t want to learn Spanish But her Abuela feels that she should as a part of her heritage As her family prepares to move to a new neighborhood, Isabella is afraid, because of her dark wavy hair and brown skin, other kids would think that she could speak the language Isabella also worried about leaving her friend Sally.Finally, Isabella gives in and plans to take Spanish lesson with her Dad But when he suddenly fell ill and was submitted to a hospital, he begged for her to learn from Abuela instead But when that doesn t go as planned, Isabella finds she has some explaining to do.Young readers will like this story of culture, family, and friendship Parents and teachers can share and discuss their own culture and family characteristics handed down through the generations Isabella Bella is a budding teen just getting her sassy going The cover illustrations shows some of that sass Being a child of a multiracial family didn t present issues for Bella until her parents realized she should learn Spanish the native language of her father.The story deals with real emotions a teen may experience in the situation where she feels out of place and a bit fearful of the unknown You might be surprised when you see just how Bella overcomes her poor attitude about learning Isabella Bella is a budding teen just getting her sassy going The cover illustrations shows some of that sass Being a child of a multiracial family didn t present issues for Bella until her parents realized she should learn Spanish the native language of her father.The story deals with real emotions a teen may experience in the situation where she feels out of place and a bit fearful of the unknown You might be surprised when you see just how Bella overcomes her poor attitude about learning the language of her heritage.I marked the book as middle grade, but it s actually a chapter book, perfect for pre middle school grades No Tildes on Tuesday by Cherrye Vasquez is a perfect book not only for children who might not know exactly how to handle being in a bi cultural family, but for any young person to become educated in what it s like It s also right on target on the choices that the parents have to consider as well In young Isabella s Bella s case, her Caucasian mother and Mexican American father have spoken only English to her and live in a neighborhood of primarily Caucasian families Her Hispanic grandmoth No Tildes on Tuesday by Cherrye Vasquez is a perfect book not only for children who might not know exactly how to handle being in a bi cultural family, but for any young person to become educated in what it s like It s also right on target on the choices that the parents have to consider as well In young Isabella s Bella s case, her Caucasian mother and Mexican American father have spoken only English to her and live in a neighborhood of primarily Caucasian families Her Hispanic grandmother is disappointed at Bella s reluctance to learn Spanish On the verge of the family moving to a heavily Hispanic neighborhood, Bella, who physically looksHispanic, is faced with the choice of maintaining her stubborn refusal or exploring and embracing the culture she finds so foreign Her parents must seek a way to encourage her without being heavy handed A meaningful story told in an enjoyable, gentle manner Isabella never wanted to learn to speak Spanish But when her parents announce that they are moving the family to a predominantly Mexican American neighborhood, Isabella becomes desperately afraid that she won t be able to fit in and grudgingly agrees to start Spanish lessons with her abuela But the lessons aren t as easy as she thought they would be Abuela is a strict teacher and the words are a lot difficult to memorize than Isabella thought they would be, so at the goading of her best friend she decides to put a stop to them Through a runaway adventure, a visit to her father in the hospital, and an introduction to a new kind of friend, Isabella comes to realize that Spanish may not be as bad as she thought, and that being able to communicate with people who share her heritage could be invaluable Follow Isabella and author Cherrye Vasquez on a challenging journey of culture, family, and communication that just might change your mind about having No Tildes on Tuesday