Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale Collection
Alma Flor Ada (Author) F. Isabel Campoy (Author)
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DescriptionOnce upon a time, in a land far away... These stories have journeyed far -- over mountains, deserts, and oceans -- carried by wind, passed on to us by our ancestors. Now they have found their way to you. A sly fox, a bird of a thousand colors, a magical set of bagpipes, and an audacious young girl...A mixture of popular tales and literary lore, this anthology celebrates Hispanic culture and its many roots -- Indigenous, African, Arab, Hebrew, and Spanish. F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada have retold twelve beloved stories that embody the lively spirit and the rich heritage of Latino people. The work of four leasing Latino artists and illustrators highlights this unforgettable collection.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
September 01, 2006
8.46 X 10.3 X 0.65 inches | 1.56 pounds
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About the Author
THE ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, formerly the American Dietetic Association, is the largest group of food and nutrition professionals in the world. As the advocate of the dietetic profession, the Academy serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being.
F. Isabel Campoy is the author of numerous children's books in the areas of poetry, theatre, stories, biographies, and art. She is a six-time recipient of Junior Guild Award, ALA Notable Book Award, International Latino Children's Book Award, San Francisco Library Award, and the Reading the World Award from the University of San Francisco. CABE (The American Association for Bilingual Education) has established in her name an endowment to provide scholarships for future teachers.
Susan Guevara received the Pura Belpré Award for her illustration of Chato's Kitchen by Gary Soto, an ALA Notable Book and winner of a Parents' Choice Award. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Visit her at susanguevara.com.