Domitila (Paperback)

A Cinderella Tale from the Mexican Tradition

By Jewell Reinhart Coburn (Adapted by), Connie McLennan (Illustrator)

Shen's Books, 9781885008435, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover, Spanish (9/1/2001)
Hardcover (3/1/2000)

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Domitila is not only "sweeter than a cactus bloom in early spring," she is also a talented cook and an amazing leather artist. Most of the classical elements of a Cinderella story can be found in Domitila. A gentle weaving of her mother's nurturing with strong family traditions is the secret ingredient for Domitila to rise above hardship to eventually become the Governor's bride. Moreover, with a firm belief in simplicity and realism, Domitila makes a lasting impression as a triumphant Cinderella in her humility, service, and unassuming modesty.