How Tia Lola Learned to Teach
By Julia Alvarez
(Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375864605, 133pp.)
Publication Date: October 12, 2010
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Told with abundant humor and heart, Julia Alvarez's new Tia Lola story is the long-awaited sequel to the beloved "How Tia Lola Came to Visit Stay.
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.
“A welcome return for a wonderful character whose heart encompasses the whole world.” —School Library Journal
“Alvarez invites everybody-no matter their background-into this welcoming family and community.” —The Horn Book