Dream Carver
by Diana Cohn
Illustrated by Amy Cordova

Young Mateo learned to carve little figure from wood from his father. Now he has dreams of carving unusual figures of his own for tourists to buy in his Mexican village.

Mexican Arts and Crafts

The Pinata Man for Literary Comparison/Unit

Gallery of Fine Mexican Folk Art

Mexican Pinata

 
A Unit for Dream Carver is in Tickles, Tricks, and Treasure by Suzy Red
or, contact Kids' Wings to use your credit card to purchase and download this eleven-page unit separately for only $10.   (Includes crossword puzzle, reader's theater script, book marks, multiple choice questions, comprehension, Venn diagram comparing books, a maze, writing activity, book comparison, and math for grades 1-3.)

 

The Mockingbird Books for 2002-2003
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