Santiago is a dinosaurio fanatic about to start first grade, but he’s not happy at all. Being the new boy, in a new school, in a new country can be scary. When you add the fact that Santiago is Mexican AND he doesn’t speak English, a dinosaur-sized problem emerges.
It will take perseverance, creativity, and sharing his love for dinosaurios for Santiago to discover a way to belong and make new amigos.
About the Book
- Title: Santiago’s Dinosaurios
- Publisher: Albert Whitman & Co.
- Genre: Picture Book
- ISBN-10: 0807572306
- ISBN-13: 978-0807572306
- Reading Age: 4-8 years
- Grade Level – Preschool -3
A Glimpse of the Book
With compassion and insight, Ríos Ramírez chronicles the anxieties that many children feel upon attending school in a new country.- Kirkus Reviews
The strong narrative perfectly conveys Santiago’s anxiety, with his confidence building as he participates at school, surrounded by supportive teachers and kind classmates.- Booklist