Published September 1, 1999
by Puffin .
Written in English
|Contributions||Ray Cruz (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||105|
Only Abuelita, her grandmother, understands how much Felita will miss her old block, and her best friend Gigi. But her new neighbors aren't nice at all. They taunt and tease Felita because her family is from Puerto Rico. When Felita's parents finally decide to move back to their old block, Felita is thrilled. When Felita's parents decide to move to a new neighborhood for a better future, she becomes worried about missing her best friend. After the move, people in the new neighborhood start teasing Felita for being different from them. But her new neighbors taunt and tease Felita and her family because they are from Puerto Rico. First published twenty years ago, Felita's compelling story has resonance for kids today. "An honest, realistic view of an important aspect of contemporary American life." —The Horn BookBrand: Penguin Young Readers Group. Felita is about a girl named of Felita of course who has moved to a different neigborhood. She is talked about and gets beat up by some of the girls who live around her. I recomend this ook to girs only because the main character is a book helps people understand that nobody can have a perfect life and you just have to deal with 4/5(4).
FELITA by: Nicholasa Mohr. Felita is a book written on a fourth or fifth grade level. It is easy, relaxing reading for any young adolescent looking for a good book covering friendships, cultures, and family values. Felita is an 8 year old religious, Puerto Rican girl that lives in a neighborhood surrounded by many friends that she soon has to depart from; but, not by her choice. Felita has 1, books on Goodreads. This will prevent Felita from sending you messages, friend request or from viewing your profile. They will not be notified. Comments on discussion boards from them will be hidden by default. Felita's parents promise she will love their new neighborhood. Only Abuelita, her grandmother, understands how much Felita will miss her old block, and her best friend Gigi. But her new neighbors taunt and tease Felita and her family because they are from Puerto Rico. First published twenty years ago, Felita's compelling story has resonance for kids s: 1. But her new neighbors taunt and tease Felita and her family because they are from Puerto Rico. First published twenty years ago, Felita’s compelling story has resonance for kids today. “An honest, realistic view of an important aspect of contemporary American life.” —The Horn Book.
This begins with the Maldonado family preparing to move despite Felita's and her brothers' reluctance to leave their friends. The parents want the new, ""better"" neighborhood and public school for their kids, but before long the family has moved back, driven out by taunts, a beating, and harassment from the new neighbors who don't want any ""spicks"" moving in. Felita's first . Felita moves with her close-knit Puerto Rican family to a new neighborhood in New York City; in the second book, Felita's visit to Puerto Rico is full of surprises. Ages ; (Sept.). Felita by Mohr, Nicholasa and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Free Felita study unit worksheets for teachers to print. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more!