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Sembrando historias: Pura Belpré: bibliotecaria y narradora de cuentos: Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre (Spanish edition)

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Sembrando historias: Pura Belpré: bibliotecaria y narradora de cuentos: Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre (Spanish edition)

By  Anika Aldamuy Denise , Illustrated By  Paola Escobar
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RECIPIENT OF THE PURA BELPRÉ HONOR 

* A Today Show's Best Kids' Books of 2019 * Indie Next List Pick * Junior Library Guild Selection * 

Sigue la vida y el legado de Pura Belpré, la primera bibliotecaria puertorriqueña de la ciudad de Nueva York.

Cuando llegó a Estados Unidos en el año 1921, Pura trajo consigo los cuentos folklóricos de su tierra natal, Puerto Rico. Encontró su nuevo hogar en la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York como ayudante bilingüe. Logró que sus relatos se convirtieran en libros y esparció las semillas de sus historias por todo el país. Hoy día, esas semillasse han transformado en exuberantes paisajes gracias a que las nuevas generaciones de niños y cuentacuentos han seguido contando sus historias y celebrando el legado de Pura. 

Este magnífico retrato de la bibliotecaria, autora y marionetista nos recuerda el poder de la narración de cuentos, y a la mujer extraordinaria que abrió las puertas y defendió la idea de la literatura bilingüe.

Additional Praise:

Named a Best Spanish Language Picture Book 2020 by the Children’s Book Committee at Bank Street College of Education

Silver Medalist for the Children's Book Committee's Best Spanish Language Picture Books of the Year Awards 2018/2019!

A Tejas Star Reading List Selection, the Texas Library Association’s bilingual reading list for readers ages 5-12.

“An appealing tribute and successful remedy to the lack of titles about the groundbreaking librarian. A must-have for all libraries.” School Library Journal (starred review)

Anika Aldamuy Denise is the Pura Belpré Honor–winning author of Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré; A Girl Named Rosita: The Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblazer!; and The Love Letter. A proud Puerto Rican daughter from Queens, she now lives in Rhode Island with her family. Visit Anika online at www.anikadenise.com.



Paola Escobar is a graphic designer and illustrator from Colombia. As a child she loved drawing the stories told by her grandmother, and it was her dream to become an illustrator for children’s books. She is the illustrator of the award-winning picture book Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré as well as many other critically acclaimed picture books. She is proud to have illustrated stories that celebrate cultural diversity and champion unsung heroes. Paola lives in Bogotá, Colombia, with her husband and their dog, Flora.

ISBN: 9781400212644

ISBN-10: 9781400212644

Publisher: HarperCollins Espanol

Publication Date: 01/15/2019 - 12:00am

On Sale: 01/15/2019 - 12:00am

Pages: 40

Language: Spanish

Categories

Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional

Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Literary

Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / Hispanic & Latino