A Bear for Miguel - I Can Read Author:Elaine Marie Alphin, Harpercollins, Harpercollins Juvenile Books One day, MarÍa's father takes her to the busy market. There they trade goods for food for Mana's mother and baby brother. MarÍa helps by making her father laugh while he works. But she wants to do more. So Mana finds a very special way to help her family.