Hairs • Pelitos by Sandra Cisneros. Everybody in our family has different hair. My papa’s hair is like a broom, all up in the air. And me, my hair is lazy. It never. This jewel-like vignette from Sandra Cisneros’s best-selling The House on Mango Street shows, through simple, intimate portraits, the diversity. Get an answer for ‘What is the theme of “Hairs” from The House on Mango Street, into when she [mother] is holding you, holding you and you feel safe” (Cisneros , 6). The House on Mango Street Lesson Plans · Sandra Cisneros Biography.

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Oct 01, Jenny rated it it was amazing. Jul 07, Sarah rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book would be a good way to introduce new vocabulary such as object names, colors and toys in Spanish. We will use “Hairs” as a mentor text for this assignment.

Ajlal Khan April 29, at 6: What’s not to love? Sandra Cisneros is simply the best! Posted by Tracei Willis at 6: This is a great bilingual book that can be used to emphasize individual differences Sep 13, Elisabeth rated it liked it Shelves: Take the sentence that you picked and take away everything that you enjoyed sqndra it.


sandrx How many sentences are in the second paragraph? A beautiful story about family. It would have been better to stick to present tense simple verbs and sentence structure so children could maybe learn something from the Spanish. Dec 05, Christopher Stevenson rated it it was amazing. Dec 17, Say rated it it was amazing. It almost seems like she is telling children now so they don’t have to experience it at an older age and maybe be more hurt by cismeros.


A super cute book and an example of how sometimes canonical literature can be made into a children’s picture book. I can’t wait to read this hairz my kiddies next week!

Oct 15, Rachel rated it liked it.

Turn it into a factory sentence. The story can be read in English or Spanish allows cisneeos of both languages to enjoy and interpret. Jun 24, Bethany rated it did not like it Shelves: In all, I thought this book was unnecessary and not noteworthy the way Nappy Hair is. I would share this story all the children in my class to discuss how hair is so different from person to person no matter your race, ethnicity or family.

Hair and shades of skin became interesting to him. This type of language makes sanra easy to get a visual of what she is describing in the st Hairs or Pelitos is a book written by Sandra Cosneros and it is written in both English and Spanish.

It’s a sweet story. A way that I would use this book in my classroom would be to incorporate a new language and teach my students new words.

Hairs/Pelitos by Sandra Cisneros

Carlos, Nenny, papa, Kiki This primary book is written using a vignette from the House on Mango street. What type of figurative language does Cisneros use to explain her father’s hair? Published November 25th by Dragonfly Books first published A beautiful vignette from The House on Mango Street. Beautiful and short, I love this book.

Hairs/Pelitos: English/Spanish

My Daddy’s hair is like the salt and pepper shaker behind the counter at Subway, sprinkles of black and white and grey. I read this in both English and Spanish to a bilingual group. Return to Book Page. Jan 28, Jessica Lara rated it it was amazing. The illustrator, Terry Ybanez, did an amazing job as well.


Examine the parts of speech found in line five and line seven. Highlighter code for text: While I personally really enjoy this book, I have found it to be a little too poetic for storytime. They remind me children’s books I would read in elementary school and its just amazing. She lives in San Antonio, Texas. Even if people are from the same family-they don’t look alike, so we can’t expect everyone else in the world to look like us. I actually greatly dislike this book.

Meme’s hair has OCD, always cisnsros perfection, never a strand out of place. I understand that it is suppose to be an engaging multicultural read, but the story is horrible. Aug 01, Angela rated it really liked it Shelves: Love this picture book about a family and ciseros hair.

The prose is lyrical and beautiful and I just can’t recommend this enough. Mar 05, Libby is currently reading it Shelves: It teaches children that it is okay to be different, in fact its expected.

Discovering You–Discovering Me: “Hairs” by Sandra Cisneros

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The authors describes carefully how each member in the family is different but at the same time how these differences make them a lovely, beautiful, and diverse family. Marley’s, but now it’s just short, curly, black and haisr, and mostly like Daddy’s.