Rivera-Ashford, R. (2015) My Tata's remedies. El Paso, TX: Cinco Puntos Press.
Aaron has asked his grandfather Tata to teach him about the healing remedies he uses to heal his neighbors. Tata shows him how to use herbs, teas, and plants to help each one.
Born to a pioneering Jewish family, grew up in Nogales, Arizona, on the U.S. - Mexico border. Roni's great-grandparents came to the U.S. as immigrants from across the ocean: France, Poland, Romania and Russia. Her stories come from her childhood days growing up in the Sonoran Desert, in a bilingual, multicultural world, where she still lives and writes.
Roni has spoken Spanish and English from birth and sometimes dreams in Spanish, too. She was a bilingual pre-school and elementary teacher and translator/interpreter for nearly 30 years. She also taught Pima College Extension night courses, earned her Librarian's Endorsement at the University of Arizona.
- 2016 PURA BELPRÉ AWARD -ILLUSTRATOR HONOR BOOK
- 2015 SOUTHWEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
Bilingual realistic fiction