Maria Herrera de Romero is the grandmother of Josefina Montoya. Josefina refers to her as "Abuelita", the Spanish word for grandmother.




Abuelita is much more conservative and traditional than her husband.

In the Books

Josefina Saves The Day: A Summer Story

Changes for Josefina: A Winter Story

Josefina's Song

Just Josefina

Secrets in the Hills

The Glowing Heart

Song of the Mockingbird: My Journey with Josefina

References and Footnotes

  1. In most Spanish-speaking countries of the time a woman would generally not drop her maiden name or change her name (see here: [1]), but many would add the husband's last name onto hers.
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