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Book details
  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Dale Gas Carmen
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:44
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781734969115

Dale Gas Carmen: Crossing the Delaware with Grandpa Tom

by Debbie Tinoco View author's profile page

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Overview
In this first of a series of multicultural children's books, George Washington finds himself in need of his dear friend's help to cross the Delaware River. As the Castillo family was preparing their annual tradition of making tamales for Christmas, Grandpa Tom receives a call from General George Washington. With Grandma Carmen getting him there in her big green station wagon and grandkids along to help, Grandpa Tom finds a weary George Washington contemplating a pivotal event in American history.
Description
Dale Gas Carmen is a multicultural children's book series featuring the Castillo family's travels through history helping important historical figures along their way while sharing their friendship and a bit of their culture. In this first of a series of multicultural children's books, George Washington finds himself in need of his dear friend's help to cross the Delaware River. As the Castillo family was preparing their annual tradition of making tamales for Christmas, Grandpa Tom receives a call from General George Washington. With Grandma Carmen getting him there in her big green station wagon and grandkids along to help, Grandpa Tom finds a weary George Washington contemplating a pivotal event in American history.
About the author
Debbie Tinoco was born and raised in Bakersfield, CA where she currently resides with her husband, son, and two dogs. She earned a B.A. and M.A. from California State University, Sacramento and an Ed.D. from the University of San Francisco where she received encouragement and motivation to begin writing for children. Throughout her teaching career, Debbie has taught several grade levels but has spent most of her time in higher education. She grew up in a Mexican American extended family where her grandparents were central to her life. Her extended family provided many unforgettable memories she mostly cherishes today. Grandpa Tom and Grandma Carmen are her grandparents she honors in her Dale Gas Carmen multicultural children's books series. Their unconditional love, affection, and "every day is an adventure" approach to life are reflected in these stories.
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