Plátanos Go with Everything

By Lissette Norman, Illustrated by Sara Palacios ( Harper – 2023 )

Yesenia lives in New York with her brother, Kendry, and the parents who moved from Dominican Republic. She helps Mami cook in the kitchen, and Mami peels the Plátanos. Plátanos are Yesenia’s favorite food. They can be sweet and sugary, or salty and savory. And they’re a part of almost every meal her Dominican family makes. Stop by her apartment and find out why plátanos go with everything—especially love!