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Spaghetti & Meatballs: Growing Up Italian

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Spaghetti & Meatballs: Growing Up Italian
Average: 3 (1 vote)

It's not just about spaghetti--that's for sure! Growing up in an Italian family was a wonderful experience for author, Diana Walker. Many will relate to the Italian heritage stories and the special family times. Italian traditions and the culture of Italy are beautifully illustrated by Ashley Teets.  From planting a garden, big family holidays, and childhood memories of friends, family and games to special family recipes so graciously shared by the author---Spaghetti & Meatballs: Growing Up Italian is a must read for all ages!  

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Pages: 32
Reading Level: Intermediate (6 to 9)
Language: English
ISBN: 9781882658367
Categories: Boys, Educational, Family & Friends
Features: Illustrations
Keywords: italian, italy, culture, family values, family relationships
Date Added: July 21, 2015
Hollywood Book Festival
Readers' Favorite International Book Award Honorable Mention
Diana Pishner Walker illustrated by Ashley Teets Spaghetti and Meatballs Growing Up Italian by Diana Pishner Walker illustrated by Ashley Teets copyright Diana Pishner Walker This book is dedicated to my grandparents Rosa Spadafora and Giovanni John Allessio San Giovanni in Fiore Cosenza Italy and Maria Mary Costa and Dominick Pishner Piscioneri Caulonia Reggio di Calabria Italy My grandparents came from Italy the country that looks like a boot They immigrated to the United States in the early 1900s as teenagers and kept the customs and traditions of the old country within their new American family   When I listened to my grandparents stories about ItalyI found life was different from the way most children grow up today Food and family meals were very important Everyone sat down together at the same time especially on Sundays