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Tomas and the Library Lady
By Pat Mora and Raul Colon (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Paw Prints
Publication date May 22, 2008
Binding Prebinding
Edition Reprint
Book category Easy Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781435286344
ISBN-10 1435286340
Dimensions 0.50 by 8.25 by 10 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Availability§ Apply Direct
Original list price $15.99
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Tomás is a son of migrant workers. Every summer he and his family follow the crops north from Texas to Iowa, spending long, arduous days in the fields. At night they gather around to hear Grandfather's wonderful stories. But before long, Tomás knows all the stories by heart. "There are more stories in the library," Papa Grande tells him.  The very next day, Tomás meets the library lady and a whole new world opens up for him. Based on the true story of the Mexican-American author and educator Tomás Rivera, a child of migrant workers who went on to become the first minority Chancellor in the University of California system, this inspirational story suggests what libraries--and education--can make possible.  Raul Colón's warm, expressive paintings perfectly interweave the harsh realities of Tomás's life, the joyful imaginings he finds in books, and his special relationships with a wise grandfather and a caring librarian.

Editions
This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Editions for the work Tomas and the Library Lady
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780679804017
 
from Alfred a Knopf Inc (October 1, 1997)
9780679804017 | details & prices | 8.50 × 10.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.70 lbs | List price $17.00
About: While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomâas finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780375803499
 
from Dragonfly (February 1, 2000)
9780375803499 | details & prices | 8.00 × 10.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.30 lbs | List price $7.99
About: While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomas finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library.
Library
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With Eric Velasquez (other contributor) | from Alfred a Knopf Inc (August 1, 1997)
9780679904014 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.80 lbs | List price $18.99
About: While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomâas finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library.
Reinforced
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from Demco Media (October 1, 2000)
9780606180931 | details & prices | 8.50 × 10.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.75 lbs | List price $15.81
This edition also contains Tomas and the Library Lady
About: While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomas finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613283625 Book cover for 9781435286344
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (May 22, 2008)
9781435286344 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.70 lbs | List price $15.99
This edition also contains Tomas and the Library Lady
About: Tomás is a son of migrant workers.
from Turtleback Books (March 1, 2001)
9780613283625 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.75 lbs | List price $18.40
About: While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomas finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library.
Editions for the work Tomas and the Library Lady
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606180931
 
from Demco Media (October 1, 2000)
9780606180931 | details & prices | 8.50 × 10.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.75 lbs | List price $15.81
This edition also contains Tomas and the Library Lady
About: While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomas finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781435286344
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (May 22, 2008)
9781435286344 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.70 lbs | List price $15.99
This edition also contains Tomas and the Library Lady
About: Tomás is a son of migrant workers.

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