Author/Illustrator: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons
Publication Date: 2002
Genre: Picture book
Audience: Gr. K-4

Overview: This is the Mexican version of the Cinderella story.

Activity: Have students compare and contrast Adelita to another version of Cinderella to see how they are similar or different. Also, because this book has Spanish words in it, students can use context clues to define the Spanish words (have to cover the English translations to do this).

Reviewer’s Name: Sarah Dulle