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Lights, Camera, Carmen! by Anika Denise, illustrated by Lorena Alvarez Gómez

Lights, Camera, Carmen! by Anika Denise, illustrated by Lorena Alvarez Gómez Review Copy from AbramsKids In Starring Carmen! (which, sadly, I missed when it came out in fall of 2017) Denise and Gómez introduced a vibrant "one girl sensación" who loves to perform, drawing her parents and little brother into her creative expression, exhausting as it may be, from the sets to the rehearsals to the production. In Lights, Camera, Carmen!, the action shifts from stage to screen.  Carmen is a force of nature, with her little brother Eduardo as her happily willing assistant when she decides to enter a cereal contest showing the world how she eats her Dino-Krispies. When an attempt at a showstopper (turning the cereal into a smoothie) ends badly, she turns her positive mindset to something new. When the winner of the contest is finally announced, Carmen has to deal with disappointment and maybe even a little jealousy when Eduardo is chosen to be the face of the "How Do You Eat YOUR D…

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