Knight of the cape

Terry Catasús Jennings

Book - 2021

All Dominguita wants to do is read. Especially the books in Spanish that Abuela gave to her just before she moved away. They were classics that Abuela and Dominguita read together, classics her abuela brought with her all the way from Cuba when she was a young girl. It helps Dominguita feel like Abuela's still there with her. One of her favorites, Don Quixote, tells of a brave knight errant who tries to do good deeds. Dominguita decides that she, too, will become a knight and do good deeds ...around her community, creating a grand adventure for her to share with her abuela. And when the class bully tells Dominguita that girls can't be knights, Dom is determined to prove him wrong. With a team of new friends, can Dominguita learn how to be the hero of her own story? -- Provided by publisher.

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Series
Jennings, Terry Catasús. Definitely Dominguita ; 1.
Subjects
Genres
Action and adventure fiction
Published
New York : Aladdin 2021.
Edition
First Aladdin hardcover edition
Language
English
Item Description
Includes an excerpt from the next book in the series, Captain Dom's Treasure.
Physical Description
118 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
ISBN
9781534465039
1534465030
Main Author
Terry Catasús Jennings (author)
Other Authors
Fátima Anaya (illustrator)
  • A Dare
  • A Problem
  • A Knight in Training
  • A Squire
  • A Steed
  • A Rescue That Was Not So Daring
  • A Knighting Ceremony
  • A Bully
  • A Knight's Trust
  • An Unexpected Addition
  • A Delicious Detour
  • A Giant
  • A Perfect Knight's Story.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Longing to make a difference like the heroes in the classics she reads with her Abuela, Dominguita follows the examples of Don Quixote to do good deeds for her neighbors while proving to a class bully that girls can be knights, too. Simultaneous and eBook. Illustrations.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Judy Moody meets Netflix's One Day at a Time in this first book in a new chapter book series featuring a young Cuban American girl who tries to find adventure based on the classics she read with her beloved abuela'can Dominguita become a noble knight?All Dominguita wants to do is read. Especially the books in Spanish that Abuela gave to her just before she moved away. They were classics that Abuela and Dominguita read together, classics her abuela brought with her all the way from Cuba when she was a young girl. It helps Dominguita feel like Abuela's still there with her.One of her favorites, Don Quixote, tells of a brave knight errant who tries to do good deeds. Dominguita decides that she, too, will become a knight and do good deeds around her community, creating a grand adventure for her to share with her abuela. And when the class bully tells Dominguita that girls can't be knights, Dom is determined to prove him wrong. With a team of new friends, can Dominguita learn how to be the hero of her own story?

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Judy Moody meets Netflix’s One Day at a Time in this first book in a new chapter book series featuring a young Cuban American girl who tries to find adventure based on the classics she read with her beloved abuela—can Dominguita become a noble knight?

All Dominguita wants to do is read. Especially the books in Spanish that Abuela gave to her just before she moved away. They were classics that Abuela and Dominguita read together, classics her abuela brought with her all the way from Cuba when she was a young girl. It helps Dominguita feel like Abuela’s still there with her.

One of her favorites, Don Quixote, tells of a brave knight errant who tries to do good deeds. Dominguita decides that she, too, will become a knight and do good deeds around her community, creating a grand adventure for her to share with her abuela. And when the class bully tells Dominguita that girls can’t be knights, Dom is determined to prove him wrong. With a team of new friends, can Dominguita learn how to be the hero of her own story?