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By Elisa Amado (adapted by) and Isol (adapted by)

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9781592701957 | Enchanted Lion Books, May 10, 2016, cover price $17.95

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Product Description: Now available in paperback, Guacamole is the third title of Jorge Argueta’s popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrating the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food. Guacamole originated in Mexico with the Aztecs and has long been popular in North America, especially in recent years due to the many health benefits of avocados...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans), Jorge Argueta and Margarita Sada (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781554981335 | Bilingual edition (Groundwood Books, March 27, 2012), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Following on the success of Sopa de frijoles / Bean Soup and Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding is Jorge Argueta’s third book in our bilingual cooking poem series — Guacamole — with very cute, imaginative illustrations by Margarita Sada.

Paperback:

9781554988884 | Bilingual edition (Groundwood Books, March 15, 2016), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Now available in paperback, Guacamole is the third title of Jorge Argueta’s popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrating the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food.

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Product Description: In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the U.S. border.They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn’t know where they are going...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans)

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9781554987412 | Groundwood Books, October 6, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the U.

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Product Description: A book for babies and their parents about the whole new world that they both encounter when the baby arrives.When the new baby arrives, both the baby and the parents are in for a steep learning curve. In this book, born out of personal experience, internationally renowned author/illustrator Isol brings us a dual narrative and guide...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans)

Hardcover:

9781554987788 | Groundwood Books, October 6, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A book for babies and their parents about the whole new world that they both encounter when the baby arrives.

By Elisa Amado (trans)

Hardcover:

9781554984428 | Tra blg edition (Groundwood Books, March 17, 2015), cover price $18.95

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Product Description: When a little girl moves her hand, she changes the world as she discovers it. As she moves her known world, she discovers her own power and creates everything anew. The poem, written by Argentine poet Jorge Luján, comes from a culture saturated with magic, in which even the very young can make the world by reaching out and moving it...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans)

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9781554984855 | Bilingual edition (Groundwood Books, October 14, 2014), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: When a little girl moves her hand, she changes the world as she discovers it.

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Product Description: Every night when his parents turn off the light, strange creatures descend from the black space where the ceiling used to be . . . First comes one, then another, and then more and more. They stand all around him, staring, not saying a word...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans)

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9781554983858 | Italian edition edition (Groundwood Books, September 9, 2014), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Every night when his parents turn off the light, strange creatures descend from the black space where the ceiling used to be .

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Product Description: In many parts of the world, children live with violence. Wars, gangs, guns, crime, bullying, harassment, and fear keep kids from living the full, free lives every child should enjoy. This book was created in Mexico, where for the past six years a vicious war has brought fear and insecurity to many children's lives...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans)

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9781554983308 | Groundwood Books, April 30, 2013, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In many parts of the world, children live with violence.

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Product Description: If it is just a few days until your birthday, and your mother says you can invite anyone you like to come over to play, be careful! If you don’t watch out, you might soon be having the craziest party ever. Before you know it, night could come and go and a new day could begin, and the dancing might still be going strong...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans)

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9781554981687 | Groundwood Books, April 23, 2013, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: If it is just a few days until your birthday, and your mother says you can invite anyone you like to come over to play, be careful!

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Product Description: When the moon comes up over the mountains, all the animals in the rain forest go to sleep. But, what’s that noise? And how can the animals make it stop? “Wuaaah, wuaaah, wuaaah.” The noise goes on and on. Cuddled up inside an abandoned box, someone is sobbing, and one by one, the animals try to comfort the little one...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans)

Hardcover:

9781554983322 | Groundwood Books, March 26, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: When the moon comes up over the mountains, all the animals in the rain forest go to sleep.

By Elisa Amado (trans), Jorge Argueta and Domi (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781554983001 | Bilingual edition (Groundwood Books, March 26, 2013), cover price $18.95

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Product Description: Nocturne: Dream Recipes is a unique bedtime book that hints at the magic inherent in dreaming.Twelve glow-in-the dark pictures present possible inspirations for a night in which the hidden world becomes visible. Just choose a dream from among the pictures and descriptions in the book, and then turn off the light to see a surprising glow-in-the-dark image...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans)

Hardcover:

9781554981793 | Spiral-bound edition (Groundwood Books, August 26, 2012), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Nocturne: Dream Recipes is a unique bedtime book that hints at the magic inherent in dreaming.

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Product Description: When Stephen spots a beetle he takes off his shoe and raises his arm, ready to strike… but then he has second thoughts. He lays his head down on the ground and the beetle walks right up to him. At the last moment the beetle turns aside and each can go on with the day, having avoided the worst...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans), Chiara Carrer (illustrator) and Jorge Lujan

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9781554981922 | Groundwood Books, July 24, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: When Stephen spots a beetle he takes off his shoe and raises his arm, ready to strike… but then he has second thoughts.

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Product Description: Jimmy lives in a small Caribbean town where there's not a whole lot to do. Fortunately though, there is a boxing gym, and one day the owner, Don Apolinar, suggests that Jimmy start training. He also gives Jimmy a cardboard box full of books and newspaper clippings all about Muhammad Ali...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans)

Hardcover:

9781554981786 | Groundwood Books, April 24, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Jimmy lives in a small Caribbean town where there's not a whole lot to do.

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Product Description: Nicholas Herrera started life as a mischievous, dyslexic boy, born into one of the old Spanish families of New Mexico. Bad teachers and poor schooling helped him to lose himself in drugs, drinking, riding motorcycles and driving fast cars...read more
By Elisa Amado (contributor), John T. Denne (photographer) and Nicholas Herrera

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9780888998545 | Groundwood Books, June 28, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Nicholas Herrera started life as a mischievous, dyslexic boy, born into one of the old Spanish families of New Mexico.

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Product Description: In this third book about Napí, the government is building a dam, forcing the Mazateca people to make a new village for themselves on inhospitable land. Napí recounts what she remembers of this time — traveling upriver to the place where they will resettle, the frighteningly beautiful jaguar she sees by the spring, the fierce fires that clear the land for farming, how her father has to walk all day to a far-off town so that he can buy food for the family...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans), Domi (illustrator) and Antonio Ram¡rez

Hardcover:

9780888999658 | Bilingual edition (Groundwood Books, March 16, 2010), cover price $18.95 | also contains Nap¡ funda un pueblo / Napi Makes a Village | About this edition: In this third book about Napí, the government is building a dam, forcing the Mazateca people to make a new village for themselves on inhospitable land.

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Product Description: Petit is puzzled. He’s a good boy when he plays with his dog. But he’s a bad boy when he pulls a girl’s hair. He can be very nice to his grandfather but terrible to pigeons. It’s good when he takes care of his toys, but very bad when he doesn’t want to share them...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans)

Hardcover:

9780888999474 | Groundwood Books, March 1, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Petit is puzzled.

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Product Description: In this third book about Napí, the government is building a dam, forcing the Mazateca people to make a new village for themselves on inhospitable land. Napí recounts what she remembers of this time — traveling upriver to the place where they will resettle, the frighteningly beautiful jaguar she sees by the spring, the fierce fires that clear the land for farming, how her father has to walk all day to a far-off town so that he can buy food for the family...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans)

Hardcover:

9780888999658, titled "Napi funda un pueblo / Napi Makes a Village" | Bilingual edition (Groundwood Books, March 16, 2010), cover price $18.95 | also contains Napi funda un pueblo / Napi Makes a Village | About this edition: In this third book about Napí, the government is building a dam, forcing the Mazateca people to make a new village for themselves on inhospitable land.

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Product Description: Tulip the watering fairy and her best friend Lupin, a honey-making dog-bee, cultivate their fields and make delicious honey. When Lupin grows old and dies, Tulip is bereft. After a long journey, and the help of a river, the sea, and a friendly tortoise, Tulip is finally ready to start living again...read more

Hardcover:

9780888999146 | Groundwood Books, March 1, 2009, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Tulip the watering fairy and her best friend Lupin, a honey-making dog-bee, cultivate their fields and make delicious honey.

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Product Description: Oloyou the Cat, the very first creature that the God-child creates, is also the very first friend. God-child and Oloyou play together for hours on end, until one day the cat falls into the void and lands in the dark, featureless, sea kingdom of ferocious Okún Aró...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans)

Hardcover:

9780888997951 | Bilingual edition (Groundwood Books, July 28, 2008), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Oloyou the Cat, the very first creature that the God-child creates, is also the very first friend.

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Having left their homeland on foot and moved to California as refugees many years ago, Alfredito and his family are excited about their upcoming flight to El Salvador where they plan to celebrate Christmas on their native soil with their many relatives and dearest friends.
By Elisa Amado (trans), Jorge Argueta and Luis Garay (illustrator)

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9780888995858 | Groundwood Books, September 28, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Having left their homeland on foot and moved to California as refugees many years ago, Alfredito and his family are excited about their upcoming flight to El Salvador where they plan to celebrate Christmas on their native soil with their many relatives and dearest friends.

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