Salvador dreams of becoming a doctor after translating for his Spanish-speaking abuela at a crowded clinic with an uncaring physician. Inspired by his own experiences as a young boy helping his El Salvadorian grandmother navigate the US health-care system, Juan J. Guerra’s insightful, bilingual account highlights the need for culturally sensitive medical practitioners, in The Little Doctor: El doctorcito. Notes of despair and hope shine through in the strikingly animated artwork from Victoria Castillo.
Pallas Gates McCorquodale
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