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The Stories That Shape Us: Teaching Ideas for Alma and How She Got Her Name

Alma

Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela thinks her name is too long – when she tries to write it, she needs to add an extension piece of paper in order to fit it on a single page. With the support of her father’s family stories, she comes to see how her name is actually the perfect fit for her, celebrating her both her connectedness and her uniqueness.