CHATO AND THE PARTY ANIMALS/CHATO Y LOS AMIGOS PANCHANGUEROS
Author: Gary Soto Illustrator: Susan Guevara
Grades: K - 3
Guided Reading Level: N
Release Date: 2003
Themes: Friendship;Hispanic;Animals and Pets
Chato's friend, Novio Boy, has never had a birthday party. As a matter of fact, he doesn't even know when his birthday is because he's from the pound. So Chato, being the good friend that he is, decides to throw him one - a "pachanga, " and everyone is invited - including you!