This book tells a story of a child named Francisco, a young Mexican-American boy, who helps his grandfather find work as a gardener; however, they find trouble as his grandfather does not speak English and knows nothing about gardening. Readers will get a glimpse into modern immigration and labor, and the message teaches children the importance of hard work, integrity, honesty, and equal treatment for everyone.
At UGI Utilities, we are deeply committed to children’s literacy. Studies have shown that children who are not reading at grade level by third grade will experience significant difficulties throughout their lives. Today’s students will be tomorrow’s business and government leaders, employees and customers.
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