S: Helen Sarmiento's Family in America
BC: by Helen
FC: A smile as sweet as spring
1: Helen Sarmiento's Family in America
3: My name is Helen Sarmeinto. I am nine years old. I go to Kingsbury Elementary. My favorite thing to do is ride my bike. My favorite subject in school is Math. I love puppies. I always play with my puppy Daisy. Sometimes I go outside and play with my sister. Take a look through my book to find out more about me.
4: Mi Familia en America
5: I live with my mom, dad, and sister. My mom's name is Antonia. She is a stay at home mom. Edvin is my father. He works in a cotton factory. My sister Brianna is twelve years old. She is in seventh grade at Kingsbury Middle.
6: Family Dinner
7: Y | In my family we often eat Mexican food. We eat vegetables with chicken. The chicken is baked and the vegetables are cooked in the stove. My mom make soup with it so we can pour it on top.
9: Family Fun My family likes to do fun things together. One of our favorite things to do is to play Lottery. It is almost like Bingo. We play it everyday. We have to play with money. Whoever wins the game gets the money. You can bet how much money you want. That is what we do for fun.
11: At home we like to watch television together. We watch television together every night. Our favorite show to watch is Phineas and Ferb.
13: My mom and Dad were born in Guatemala. They moved to California to make a better life for our family. When I was a baby my parents came to visit my uncle in Memphis, They liked it so they decided to stay.
14: Holiday Fun
15: My family celebrates Christmas. We celebrate by cooking food and cookies. We buy presents for each other. After we buy the presents we wrap them and put them under the tree. When it is Christmas night we eat with our family. Finally we open presents.
16: Religion Religion is very important to my family. We all go to church together. We pray a lot because we are thankful for the things we have. | sunny days
19: Dogs My family loves dogs. We care about dogs because they are always protect our family. Dogs are good pets. They are nice and cute. They don't bite and are safe pets to have.