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ABUELA UPMANSHIP, #133 ABUELA UPMANSHIP, #133
Maya is sick of hearing how wonderful Lola’s grandmother is – she seems to do everything just perfectly. Maya feels her own Abuela is pretty great and wants her to be recognized too. So she happens to mention that Abuela used to be a movie star! Now Maya has to prevent her friends and neighbors from discovering that Abuela’s acting career was limited to a supporting role in a high school play.
Vocabulary words: snake, grandmother, banjo
FASHIONISTAS, #134 FASHIONISTAS, #134
When the girls decide that the school needs a fashion show, Miguel agrees to help out. The problem is, he didn’t know he agreed to actually be a model. What’s more, in the audience is going to be the new coach of the local soccer travel team – which Miguel is trying out for! Miguel, worried that the coach won’t want a player who dresses up in outrageous clothes for a fashion show, has to decide whether to participate or whether to "take a dive."
Vocabulary words: confidence, costume, flamenco, pose
MAYA QUIXOTE AND MIGUEL PANZA, #135 MAYA QUIXOTE AND MIGUEL PANZA, #135
Maya reads Don Quixote de la Mancha and is inspired by the themes of truth, honor, and courage found in the novel. When Miguel's favorite flavor of ice cream is discontinued, she decides they must go on a Don Quixote-style quest to get the flavor reinstated. They don a variety of household objects as makeshift knight's armor, and set out on their trusty "steeds” (Maya's bike and Miguel's skateboard). On the way to the ice cream shop, they encounter several people in need. Maya (who acts as Don Quixote in this tale) says that as knights, they must stop and help them. Miguel (who takes the place of Sancho Panza) wants to get to the ice cream shop as soon as possible, but is convinced by Maya to help. They stop and help Mrs. Salviati (who Maya sees as a helpless damsel) cross the street, Sr. Felipe deliver the mail (Maya sees him as a medieval scribe facing a bull), and return a cell phone to a businessman (Maya sees him as a King who has dropped a jewel). They finally make it to the ice cream shop and confront the "giant” (i.e., the shop owner, in Maya's fantasy), but their numbers are too small to convince him. Spying a nearby TV reporter, Miguel gets an idea and convinces her to help them. With her report, everyone in the neighborhood shows up to support Maya and Miguel's quest... and the ice cream flavor is reinstated.
Vocabulary words: bull, donkey, giant, knight
THE TAMING OF MR. SHUE, #136 THE TAMING OF MR. SHUE, #136
When the beloved teacher Mrs. Langley leaves to have a baby, the kids get a long-term substitute, Mr. Shue. Mr. Shue seems much more serious and not nearly as much fun as Mrs. Langley, so the kids decide they have to win him over. The only problem is, he only seems to like one thing – math. With the help of Celia Lopez, Gus the baker’s niece, they eventually succeed, and in the process learn that sometimes you need to give people a chance.
Vocabulary words: bubbles, soap, water
TITO’S PET, #137 TITO’S PET, #137
After a school-wide pet fair, Tito is upset because the winners, Freddy and Cesar Castillo, make fun of his tarantula and gloat about winning the first prize. When their teasing goes a little too far, Tito (with Maya’s encouragement) blurts out that he has an even better pet – a chupacabra (a mythical winged carnivore of Puerto Rican lore). Now Freddy and Cesar, along with half the neighborhood, want to see the creature, and Maya and Tito have to figure out how they’re going to make this legendary creature appear.
Vocabulary words: tarantula, scared, pet
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