de Como Tia Lola Aprendio a Ensenar

By Julia Alvarez
(Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780375857935, 149pp.)

Publication Date: September 13, 2011

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Description
Tia Lola is going back to school in this Spanish translation of "How Tia Lola Learned to Teach"
TIa Lola recibe la invitaciOn para enseNar espaNol en la escuela primaria de sus sobrinos, pero Miguel no estA de acuerdo. Le ha costado mucho adaptarse a su nueva escuela en Vermont y, a pesar de las indudables buenas intenciones de tIa Lola, El piensa que su presencia no harA sino emporar las cosas. Por otro lado, su hermana Juanita se muere de ganas de que sus compaNeros conozcan a la tIa, con sus coloridos vestidos. En cuestiOn de pocos dIas, la tIa estara organizando una bUsqueda del tesoro en espaNol y una fiesta de carnaval en la escuela. QuerrA Miguel unirse a la diversiOn? PodrA Juanita tener los pies y la mente en la tierra para guiar a sus compaNeros hacia triunfo en la bUsquda del tesoro?



About the Author
Julia Alvarez left the Dominican Republic for the United States in 1960 at the age of ten. She is the author of six novels, two books of nonfiction, three collections of poetry, and eight books for children and young adults. Her work has garnered wide recognition, including a Latina Leader Award in Literature in 2007 from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, the 2002 Hispanic Heritage Award in Literature, the
2000 Woman of the Year by "Latina" magazine, and inclusion in the New York Public Library's 1996 program "The Hand of the Poet: Original Manuscripts by 100 Masters, from John Donne to Julia Alvarez." A writer-in-residence at Middlebury College, Alvarez and her husband, Bill Eichner, established Alta Gracia, an organic coffee farm-literacy arts center, in her homeland, the Dominican Republic.
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