written by Edith Fine
illustrated by Rene Moreno
Rosalinda awakes one night to see a man stealing all the lemons from her family's lemon tree, leaving it stripped and damaged. Unsure what to do, she asks La Anciana, a wise woman, who shares a plan that will help the ailing tree and the thief who was stealing the fruit to feed his impoverished family.
Soft watercolor illustrations beautifully
depict the Mexican countryside. "A moving tribute to the need for
compassion and forgiveness."(Kirkus Reviews)
Interest Level: K-Grade 2 DRA Level: 34
Reading Level: age 4-8 Lexile Measure: 520L
Grade Level Equiv: 4.8 Guided Reading: O
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