Title: Sofia Martinez: Picture Perfect
Author: Jacqueline Jules
Illustrator: Kim Smith
Publisher: Picture Window Books
Summary: Sofia is the youngest of three sisters who all look alike. In last year’s school pictures they all wore blue. Sofia changed the pictures in the frames and no one noticed. Now she wants to do something so that she stands out on picture day this year.
Literary Merit: Integrates spanish words in an english text. A dictionary is provided at the end of the book to help translate words or phrases that the reader is unfamiliar with.
Kid Appeal: Feisty girl who takes matters into her own hands. Common sibling problem resolved in a unique way.
Disclaimer: This book was nominated for the 2015 CYBILS Award in the Easy Reader category. This review is shared as part of the Round One Judging. It is solely my own opinion and not influenced by any other parties.