“The story of how Joyce Chen, a girl born in Communist China, immigrated to the United States and popularized Chinese cooking.”
When Bear discovers jam for the time, he can’t think of anything else. Mama Duck tells him that growing bears need to eat their vegetables first but Bear can’t stand the strange green things on his plate. He only wants jam! It’s not until Bear notices the little ducks around him eating ALL of their food, that it finally clicks: Bear can have his dinner and his jam.
Introduces children to English and Spanish words and pictures for colors, numbers, animals, and more.
A young girl describes activities that her great-grandmother, grandmother, and mother all did for their daughters, and that she does for her doll.
While learning to make tortillas on her seventh birthday, Magda tries to make perfectly round ones like those made by her grandmother but instead creates a variety of wonderful shapes.
Describes some of the foods that are eaten in Mexico and includes recipes for several popular dishes.