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Family Pictures/Cuadros de Familia This article is about the Polish political party. For other uses, see Familia (disambiguation).
Familia ("The Family," from the Romain familia
. 15th Anniversary Edition. Carmen Lomas Garza Carmen Lomas Garza (b. 1948) is a Mexican American artist. Biography
Carmen Lomas Garza was born in 1948 in Kingsville, Texas. She experienced significant racism growing up, and she was not allowed to speak Spanish in school.
. San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden : Children's Book Press, 2005.

This charming book tells fondly remembered stories of the childhood of Carmen Lomas Garza, a Mexican-American artist from Kingsville, Texas, through deceptively folk-like paintings and bilingual text. First published in 1990, this special anniversary edition celebrates the book's quinceanera (a significant fifteenth birthday celebration in Hispanic culture) with an additional painting and a larger format. The paintings depict the memories of a girl who decided at the age of thirteen that she would be an artist through events such as making tamales in the kitchen with three generations of the family, eating watermelon watermelon, plant (Citrullus vulgaris) of the family Curcurbitaceae (gourd family) native to Africa and introduced to America by Africans transported as slaves. Watermelons are now extensively cultivated in the United States and are popular also in S Russia.  on a summer night on the front porch, and swinging at pinatas at backyard birthday parties. No one could have a better family album.
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Author:Martin, Rebecca J.
Publication:School Arts
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