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Product Description: A remarkable tale of books and reading, now in a bilingual Spanish-English edition.   On most days, teacher and librarian Luis Soriano Bohórquez packs his two burros, Alfa and Beto, with books and makes his way over mountains and through valleys to visit children in far-flung villages in rural Colombia—all for the sake of literacy and culture...read more
By John Parra (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780553538793 | Bilingual edition (Tricycle Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A remarkable tale of books and reading, now in a bilingual Spanish-English edition.

Paperback:

9780553252866, titled "Movies on TV 1986 1987" | Bantam Books, December 1, 1985, cover price $4.95 | also contains Movies on TV 1986 1987 | About this edition: Movies listed alphabetically, concise plot summaries, precise, expert reviews, 4 star rating system and most complete listing of movies on videocassette
9780553252842, titled "Triangle" | Bantam Books, November 1, 1985, cover price $2.95 | also contains Triangle | About this edition: It's Dennison's toughest assignment: shut down the Golden Triangle drug connection for good.

Library:

9780553538946 | Bilingual edition (Tricycle Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Ana loves stories.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A little girl discovers things that are round, square, and rectangular in her Hispanic American neighborhood.

Prebinding:

9780606374422 | Turtleback Books, August 4, 2015, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: In New Orleans, there lived a man who saw the streets as his calling, and he swept them clean. He danced up one avenue and down another and everyone danced along. The old ladies whistled and whirled. The old men hooted and hollered...read more
By John Parra (illustrator)

School and Library:

9781452125787 | Chronicle Books Llc, August 4, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: In New Orleans, there lived a man who saw the streets as his calling, and he swept them clean.

In this lively picture book, children discover a world of shapes all around them: rectangles are ice-cream carts and stone metates, triangles are slices of watermelon and quesadillas. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal. With rich, boisterous illustrations, a fun-to-read rhyming text, and an informative glossary, this playful concept book will reinforce the shapes found in every child's day!

Paperback:

9781452145686 | Chronicle Books Llc, August 4, 2015, cover price $7.99

School and Library:

9781452106168 | Chronicle Books Llc, March 19, 2013, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: In this lively picture book, children discover a world of shapes all around them: rectangles are ice-cream carts and stone metates, triangles are slices of watermelon and quesadillas.

Library:

9781607535669 | Amicus, July 1, 2014, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: Children discover a world of shapes all around them.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A little girl discovers all the bright colors in her Hispanic American neighborhood.
By John Parra (illustrator)

Library:

9781607537076 | Amicus, July 1, 2014, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: In this lively picture book that Booklist described as "a cheerful color-concept book that presents a slice of Latino culture through food and fun," children discover a world of colors all around them: red is spices and swirling skirts, yellow is masa, tortillas, and sweet corn cake...read more
By John Parra (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780312761349, titled "Statistical Demography" | Palgrave Macmillan, October 1, 1978, cover price $25.00 | also contains Statistical Demography

Paperback:

9781452156453 | Chronicle Books Llc, August 2, 2016, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: In this lively picture book that Booklist described as "a cheerful color-concept book that presents a slice of Latino culture through food and fun," children discover a world of colors all around them: red is spices and swirling skirts, yellow is masa, tortillas, and sweet corn cake.

School and Library:

9781452102030 | Chronicle Books Llc, February 18, 2014, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Pura Belpré Award, Illustrator HonorLatino Book Award, WinnerGreen is a chile pepper, spicy and hot.

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Product Description: In moving verse, Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis gives new voice to seventeen heroes of civil rights. Exquisitely illustrated by five extraordinary artists, this commanding collection of poems invites the reader to hear in each verse the thunder that lies in every voice, no matter how small...read more
By John Parra (illustrator)

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9781452101194 | Chronicle Books Llc, December 26, 2012, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: In moving verse, Children's Poet Laureate J.

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Product Description: Ana loves stories. She often makes them up to help her little brother fall asleep. But in her small village there are only a few books and she has read them all. One morning, Ana wakes up to the clip-clop of hooves, and there before her, is the most wonderful sight: a traveling library resting on the backs of two burros‑all the books a little girl could dream of, with enough stories to encourage her to create one of her own...read more
By John Parra (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781582463537 | Tricycle Pr, August 9, 2011, cover price $16.99

Library:

9781582463988 | Tricycle Pr, August 9, 2011, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Ana loves stories.

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Product Description: In a series of poetic sentences, a young boy (biracial Mexican/Caucasian) tells about some of the everyday things for which he is thankful. Come share the joy, and think about all the things for which you can say, ¡Gracias! Thanks!
By John Parra (illustrator)

School and Library:

9781600602580 | Bilingual edition (Lee & Low Books, October 20, 2009), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In a series of poetic sentences, a young boy (biracial Mexican/Caucasian) tells about some of the everyday things for which he is thankful.

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Featuring a bilingual text and fully illustrated in color, this biography of Gabriela Mistral describes the life of a Chilean-born woman who loved words, sounds, and stories, who would grow to become the first Nobel Prize-winning Latina woman in the world.
By monica Brown and John Parra (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780873588591 | Bilingual edition (Rising Moon, September 1, 2005), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The first Spanish-speaking woman to win the Nobel prize in literature introduces her life, her love of words, and her career as a teacher and an author, and discusses her poems.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. This 80-page adaptation has been painstakingly edited to retain the integrity of the original work, and to convey a sense of the author's style and the novel's theme. A low reading level assures success and stimulates a desire for further exploration of this classic tale...read more

Prebinding:

9780613328418 | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $19.60 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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