Source:Walker, Volume 1st U.S, New York (2010)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3622 .E4356 G73 2010
Keywords:African Americans--Fiction, African Americans--Juvenile fiction, Artists--Fiction, Artists--Juvenile fiction, Christmas stories, Christmas--Fiction, Gifts--Fiction, Gifts--Juvenile fiction, Grandmothers--Fiction, Grandmothers--Juvenile fiction, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)--Fiction, Museums--Fiction, New York (N.Y.)--Fiction, New York (N.Y.)--Juvenile fiction, Puerto Ricans--New York (State)--New York--Fiction, Puerto Ricans--New York (State)--New York--Juvenile fiction
Summary: The author describes Christmas at his grandmother's apartment in Spanish Harlem the year she introduced him to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Diego Velazquez's portrait of Juan de Pareja, which has had a profound and lasting effect on him.
Ages 5-9; Book level 5.3; Realistic Fiction