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Mar.04.2008
In her first book for children, award-winning author Lucha Corpi remembers her childhood growing up in Jáltipan, where the moon hung low and the fireflies flickered in the night air. In vivid and poetic detail, she recalls exploring with her brother the old haunted house of the legendary...
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Jan.09.2008
Miles away from their home in El Salvador, Xochitl (Soh-cheel) and her family make a home in America. Xochitl misses her family�s small flower business and garden back home. By selling flowers on the street the Flores family begin to make friends with their new neighbors. But it is not until the...
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Jan.08.2008
A young boy with two homelands and a delightful sense of wonder comes to life in Jorge Argueta�s first collection of poems for children. Young Jorgito lives in San Francisco�s Mission District, but he hasn�t forgotten his native El Salvador. He recalls the volcanoes, the tasty cornmeal pupusas, and...
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Jan.08.2008
Five-year-old Luna isn't at all sure she wants to go school. For all she knows, there might be monsters there. But when her loving parents assure her that she'll have a wonderful time playing and learning, she agrees to give school a try. An understanding teacher and a group of friendly kids make...