All the Way to HavanaBook - 2017
A boy helps his father keep their very old car running as they make a trip to Havana for his newborn cousin's zero-year birthday. Includes author's note about cars in Cuba.
So we purr, cara cara, and we glide, taka taka, and we zoom, zoom, ZOOM!
Together, a boy and his parents drive to the city of Havana, Cuba, in their old family car. Along the way, they experience the sights and sounds of the streets—neighbors talking, musicians performing, and beautiful, colorful cars putt-putting and bumpety-bumping along. In the end, though, it’s their old car, Cara Cara, that the boy loves best. A joyful celebration of the Cuban people and their resourceful innovation.
ALSC Notable Book
A versed picture book showcasing the colorful buildings and iconic classic cars of Havana follows a Cuban boy and his family on a road trip into the city, a journey marked by rich street culture and onomatopoeic sounds. By the Newbery Honor-winning author of The Surrender Tree.
A boy helps his father keep their very old car running as they make a trip to Havana for his newborn cousin's zero-year birthday.