DescriptionNoted author Alma Flor Ada offers young readers eleven stories from her own childhood in Cuba - true stories about relatives and friends and the hacienda where she grew up for much of her elementary years.
November 28, 2007
6.07 X 0.23 X 9.05 inches | 0.3 pounds
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About the Author
Alma Flor Ada, an authority on multicultural and bilingual education, is the recipient of the 2012 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award, and in 2014 she was honored by the Mexican government with the prestigious OHTLI Award. She is the author of numerous award-winning books for young readers, including Dancing Home with Gabriel Zubizarreta, My Name Is María Isabel, Under the Royal Palms (Pura Belpré Medal), Where the Flame Trees Bloom, and The Gold Coin (Christopher Award Medal). She lives in California, and you can visit her at AlmaFlorAda.com.