Sopa de Frijoles/Bean Soup (Hardcover)

Un Poema Para Cocinar/A Cooking Poem

By Jorge Argueta, Rafael Yockteng (Illustrator)

Groundwood Books, 9780888998811, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 7, 2009

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (3/14/2017)
Prebound (3/14/2017)

List Price: 18.95*
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For people who have left their homeland for a new country, comfort foods from home take on a huge emotional importance. This delightful poem teaches readers young and old how to make a heartwarming, tummy-filling black bean soup, from gathering the beans, onions, and garlic to taking little pebbles out of the beans to letting them simmer till the luscious smell indicates it's time for supper. Jorge Argueta's vivid poetic voice and Rafael Yockteng's vibrant illustrations make preparing this healthy and delicious Latino favorite an exciting, almost magical experience.