A Birthday Basket for Tia
by
Pat Mora

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Pat Mora  The authors web site. Includes a page for A Birthday Basket for Tia.
The SAC LitWeb Pat Mora Page  A site about the author.
A Birthday Basket for Tia  A lesson plan from The N.C. Teacher's Network.
Instructional Vocabulary   Additional vocabulary for Matthew and Tilly, The Letter, Little Nino's Pizzeria, A Birthday Basket for Tia, Nature Spy, Home in the Sky, Dear Mr. Blueberry, Julius, Truman's Aunt Farm, Abuela, The Mysterious Tadpole and more!
Word List:
ninety

special

* decorate *

* surprise *

present

refrigerator

* picture *

* favorite *

musician

secret

braids

* pretends *

Vocabulary:
decorate: adorn.
surprise: unexpected occurrence.
picture: painting, drawing, photograph, etc.
favorite: a person or thing preferred above all others.
pretends: imagines as a fantasy.

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