I had a lot of fun reading Too Many Mangos* to you for World Read Aloud Day!
Thank you for letting me record and share it.
I have been thinking more about your question about what mangoes taste like, and these are more words I would use to describe the taste of a mango.
The green mangoes are crunchy and slightly sour .
In addition to being juicy and succulent and sweet, ripe mangoes have the texture of a peach.
Here are some photos about the things we talked about.
This is what the eight islands of Hawaii look like on the map.
|I live close to Kahului on the island of Maui.|
|Picking coconuts in Hana, Maui.|
Yes, it does snow in Hawaii!
|It snows on Maui. And on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on the island of Hawaii too.|
Here's a website to find out how many miles there are between Hawaii and Minnesota.
I forgot to mention to you that I visited Minnesota a few years ago to attend a school librarians conference. How could I forget?
|I love the trees in Minnesota!|
Thanks again for letting me read to you. And a very special thanks to Mr. Swenson for inviting me and for tweeting a picture of me reading to you.
Big thanks to @mauilibrarian2 for reading "Too Many Mangos" for #WRAD14. The kids loved learning about Hawaii! pic.twitter.com/wk2BGztUaJ
— Darin Swenson (@Swenson_N111) March 5, 2014
And I took a screenshot of Mr. Swenson and you in the hangout. :D
As we say in Hawaiian, A hui hou! (until we meet again)
Ms. Lindsay from Maui, Hawaii
P. S. I tried the mango from South America and pickled it with shoyu and vinegar, just like Mr. Wong likes it, but with pepper instead of chili pepper water.
|Half-ripe mango with shoyu, vinegar, and pepper|
It's almost as good as a backyard Maui mango.
I can hardly wait until summer, when mangoes will be in season. :)
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*Too Many Mangos is written by Tammy Paikai and illustrated by Don Robinson.
["Raising Our Voices" 4th and last Blog Challenge for WRAD14]