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Combo 2: “Captain Mama’s Surprise / La sorpresa de Capitán Mamá” – paperback book #2 (2nd Edition) + Patch


In the second award-winning book in the bilingual series, Little Marco becomes the storyteller as he, his classmates and his sisters, visit Captain Mama and her crew at the plane. As before, the illustrator is Linda Lens.

SKU: 35 Category:

An accessible and positive portrayal of the mothers and people of color who serve proudly in the military; a good purchase for bilingual collections.” – August 2016 School Library Journal review by Mary Margaret Mercado, Pima County Public Library, Tucson, AZ [Read the SLJ review here.]

This bookshelf gem beautifully weaves adventure and storytelling, taking us onboard for an exciting insider’s view of an aerial fueling plane. Narrated by a young boy, we witness a powerful moment when the child explores his Captain mother’s intriguing workplace. The gender empowerment elements were equally as inspirational to me as to my children.” -Angelica Perez-Litwin, Ph.D., Founder, Latinas Think Big and CEO, Think Big Society, LLC


This is the second award-winning book in the bilingual Captain Mama global aviation adventure series. In this book, Little Marco becomes the storyteller. Marco and his classmates are on a field trip, meeting the crew Captain Mama flies with and learning about this unique airplane and its systems. Readers enjoy touring an unusual airplane and imagining one day becoming aviators!

This package includes an embroidered patch as see above. As in the first book, the illustrator is Linda Lens, daughter of an Air Force veteran.

(ISBN: 9798985686234)

Weight 4 oz
Dimensions 9 × 9 × .25 in


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