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Juana & Lucas: Big Problems: Juan & Lucas, Book 2

By Monica Encarnacion, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Colombian girl adapts to family changes in charming sequel.

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This charming chapter book is a welcome addition to the Juana & Lucas series. Like Book 1, Juana & Lucas: Big Problems, is filled with full-color art that makes it fun to read, especially for kids graduating from picture books to chapter books. Accessible chapters guide readers through Juana's experiences, incorporating visual details that help kids understand her thought process and full range of emotions. In the end, Juana discovers that she can always count on family and their constant guidance to help her solve her biggest problemas.

Thriving and confident Juana realizes it's possible to combine the old with the new and still find happiness, when done with humor and grace. Based on author-illustrator Juana Medina's own childhood in Colombia, her joyful series is sure to resonate with kids of all ages, bilingual and monolingual alike.

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