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The pictures are beautiful, bold, and colorful. A great book with gorgeous illustrations and a strong female lead. It’s a shame that this book isn’t more popular considering the dual lessons that are available to teach. However, the inclusion of Mexican culture throughout including references to traditional Mexican songs, wild animals found in the deserts of Mexico, and the spattering of Spanish amongst the text due earn this book a PRD award from me http: She has to dress as a boy, however, so that she can fit in.

Elena refuses to elenit up her dream so disguises herself as a boy and sets off to the city of Monterrey, which is notorious fo Elena’s Serenade is a great book. Jan 16, The Brothers rated it really liked it Shelves: Trivia About Elena’s Serenade.

From there she found Elena’s Serenade by Campbell Geeslin. She dresses up as a boy and runs away to Monterey where she learns to blow glass. Elena is a young girl who grows up watching her papa work. Oct 09, Maggie Mullis cambell it really liked it Shelves: While she is making the glass she is also singing elenitw such beautiful pieces come out like stars or butterflies.


I think this book would be best used in a classroom during read-aloud for enrichment. Elena is very upset and ends up leaving her home t Main Characters: It met with her approval based on the cover having a cute little girl wearing a pink skirt and a sun and a moon.

I appreciated the fact that the little girl drawn was of darker Latino heritage. No trivia or quizzes yet.

I like how this book has diverse characters and shows that you can do whatever you want if you put your geeslkn to it whether you are male or female. I think this has a great message for children. How would this story be different if Elena was a boy?

When she finally returns home she dresses up as a boy and convinces her father to let her blow glass.

Elena is a young girl who lives in Mexico. Aug 03, Dora rated it really liked it Shelves: The first thing that grabbed my attention was the beautifully illustrated cover.

Elenita: Elena´s Serenade: Campbell Geeslin, Ana Juan, Jose Moran Orti: : Books

She makes it to the city and uses her skills she acquired on her trip to perform better than the great glassblowers. Elena though doesn’t let his reasons stop her from fulfilling her dream.

This book paints a perfect picture of the importance of diversity, and would be welcome in the classroom.


This modern fantasy is sure to capture and maintain anyone’s attention. Along the way capmbell plays music, helps friends, and discovers she can do amazing things.

While this story takes on many elements of fantasy, it shows that with determination one can achieve their dreams.

Elena’s Serenade

Elena is a little girl who lives in Mexico and aspires to be a glassblower. Elena’s very strong willed and develops throughout the course of the book. Gerslin story takes a magical realism turn as Elena makes her journey. Feb 19, Mattie Weck rated it it was amazing Shelves: They are beautiful and adorable at the same time. To view it, click here.

Elenita by Campbell Geeslin (2006, Hardcover)

However, her dreams are shot down once her father says that she is too little for the job; plus, she’s a girl and no one’s ever heard of a girl glassblower. It’s not necessarily my favorite that I’ve ever read, but there are many elements in this book that could make awesome teaching points.

She tells her father and he says, you’re too little and anyway, you’re a girl.