Suzanne Santillan
Children's Author

Winner of the 2010 Golden Moon Beam Award

Grandma's Pear Tree/ El Peral de Abuela

Jessie's ball is stuck in Grandma's prized pear tree. Worried that Grandma will be angry, Jessie tries to get the ball down by asking for help from busy relatives before Grandma sees the problem. From a shoe to a chicken, each suggestion only seems to make the problem worse. 
With no other choice, Jessie finally admits to Grandma what has happened. In the end, Jessie learns that working togher is the best way to solve a problem and that family is there to support you when you need them.