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Elena is an agent of change and that is something I want to highly emphasize in my book.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jul 31, Sarah Sammis rated it liked it Shelves: When Elena is bound and determined to learn how to blow glass like her father. You can talk about character traits between girl Elena and boy Elena and how she is the same and different while playing both roles. Fantastic elements take place such as Elena flying away on campnell giant glass bird but not questioned. In Elena’s Serenade, a young Hispanic girl wants to become a glassblower, but is told by her father that she cannot because she is a girl.

Elena is determined to become a glass blower even after papa says no. Her papa is a glassblower who makes bottles.

The charming illustrations and rich, almost lulling, text made me feel as though I had been transported to Mexico and was traveling alongside the narrator in her adventure. This book initially captured my interest when it was on display in elenits Chihuly Resource Room at Franklin Park Conservatory. This is a story I would use with younger students to encourage them to follow their dreams and to never give up like Elena did.


Elenita by Campbell Geeslin (2006, Hardcover)

The illustrations correspond to the text and are colorful and provide great detail. Elena wants to become a glassblower regardless of what her culture has planned for her, and men who are glassblowers do not believe women should be glassblowers. Hardcover40 pages. I would ask my students what they thought about that, cmapbell if there was ever a time that they felt like they couldn’t or shouldn’t do something just because they were a boy or a girl.

Recommended Grade Level- Kindergarten Notes- Elena’s Serenade is an example of a multicultural book, and is an appropriate choice for a book display centered around Hispanic culture.

So how did it play with Harriet? This book is fun, quirky, and absolutely beautiful. The pictures are beautiful, bold, and colorful. Elena is a young girl who lives in Mexico. They also provide a lot to discuss cmapbell the students. Elena’s dad didn’t want her to be a glassblower because of the stereotypical views that it was a mans job.

But overall the story was very interesting and it held her attention. I would use this book to show my cmapbell how to incorporate their native language into their own writing.

Elena’s Serenade

Jan 16, The Brothers rated it really liked it Shelves: The illustrator was born in Spain and it shows that she has a good eye on Hispanic culture. She disguises herself and goes to Monterrey to disobey her father and learn glassblowing. She makes it to the city and uses her skills she greslin on her trip to perform better than the great glassblowers.


While this story takes on many elements of fantasy, it shows that with determination one can achieve their dreams. Cambell only had a chance to flip through the pages at the time, but what I saw was enough for me to purchase the book. In this book, Elena, a young girl living in Mexico wants nothing more than to be a glassblower, but unfortunately, her Dad is not supportive of her dream.

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Both the descriptive words and colorful pictures create a engaging tale that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. The character This is a charming story about a little Mexican girl, Elena, who wants to be a glass blower like her father. So Elena disguises herself as a boy and goes on a journey to prove her father wrong.

Elena refuses to give 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. Refresh and try again.

Aug 07, Rebecca Ratnasingham added it Shelves: While she will certainly face discrimination and challenges because of being a girl, I am not going to read her books that plant the seed in her head that she has to overcome being a girl. Some characters are talking animals, cammpbell the book is not convincing but the main character Elena seems authentic.