The Remembering Stone
Each morning in the early fall, Ana and her mother watch the blackbirds fly away. "One day I will return like you," Ana's mother tells the birds. Ana knows that her mother is thinking of her homeland, Costa Rica, and Ana'a grandparents. When Ana holds a special volcanic stone that her mother brought with her, she is certain that someday they will return together. A tender depiction of the nostalgia and dreams of an immigrant family.
Age Level: 6-9
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Book Series: Immigrant Stories: Family Keepsakes Immigrant Stories: A New Home Migration Stories: Hispanic Heritage Mamá and Papá: Hispanic Heritage My Mom and Me: Stories About Mothers