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From The Bellybutton Of The Moon / Del Ombligo De La Luna: And Other Summer Poems / Y Otros Poemas De Verano
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Childrens Book Pr
Publication date May 19, 2005
Pages 32
Binding Paperback
Edition Bilingual
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780892392018
ISBN-10 0892392010
Dimensions 0.25 by 8.25 by 11 in.
Weight 0.38 lbs.
Original list price $9.95
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A collection of poems celebrating the author's memories of summers, Mexico, and nature
Amazon.com description: Product Description: From the Bellybutton of the Moon is renowned poet Francisco X. Alarcón's fresh collection of 22 bilingual poems inspired by his touching recollections of childhood summers in Mexico. With a poet's magical vision, Alarcón takes us back to his childhood when he traveled with his family to Mexico to visit his grandma and other relatives. We travel with him in the family station wagon, across the misty mountain range to the little town of Atoyac. There, in the beloved town of his ancestors, we hear his grandma's stories, sample Auntie Reginalda's tasty breakfasts, learn about the keys to the universe, and take playful dips in the warm sea. The lighthearted illustrations of Maya Christina Gonzalez perfectly capture the spirit of summer in Alarcón's Mexico where "colors are more colorful, tastes are tastier, and even time seems to slow down."

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Bilingual edition from Childrens Book Pr (May 19, 2005)
9780892392018 | details & prices | 32 pages | 8.25 × 11.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.38 lbs | List price $9.95
About: A bilingual collection of poems in which the renowned Mexican American poet revisits and celebrates his childhood memories of summers, Mexico, and nature.

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