My Italian Heritage

My Italian Heritage

An Illustrated Glossary of Words in Lyric Poetry Capturing the Essence of Being Italian

Barbara Feltquate


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My Italian Heritage is a charming and sophisticated illustrated children’s book written in lyric poetry that describes the substance and uniqueness of being Italian. It is appropriate for age group four to eight or early readers who are curious-minded and drawn to bright vibrant colors and illustrations that tell their own story. It is an interactive children’s book meant to create an engaging reading experience for a child and reader. It creates an opportunity for family members to share stories of their own childhood while imparting the fundamentals of their family traditions. It can be used as an interfaith teaching vehicle to educate all children in a religion, nationality, or traditions different from their own. The reader and child will take an interesting journey through Italy’s geography, landmarks, churches, famous scientists and artists, holidays, family, foods, sports, and language, lending itself to meaningful discussion.