Sembrando Historias: Pura Belpré Bibliotecaria y Narradora de Cuentos = Planting Stories
ISBN: 1400212642
EAN13: 9781400212644
Language: Spanish
Pages: 40
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 9.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover

Sembrando Historias: Pura Belpré Bibliotecaria y Narradora de Cuentos = Planting Stories - Spanish Language Edition

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RECIPIENT OF THE PURA BELPR 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 Belpr , la primera bibliotecaria puertorrique a de la ciudad de Nueva York. Cuando lleg a Estados Unidos en el a o 1921, Pura trajo consigo los cuentos folkl ricos de su tierra natal, Puerto Rico. Encontr su nuevo hogar en la Biblioteca P blica de Nueva York como ayudante biling e. Logr que sus relatos se convirtieran en libros y esparci las semillas de sus historias por todo el pa s. Hoy d a, esas semillasse han transformado en exuberantes paisajes gracias a que las nuevas generaciones de ni os y cuentacuentos han seguido contando sus historias y celebrando el legado de Pura. Este magn fico retrato de la bibliotecaria, autora y marionetista nos recuerda el poder de la narraci n de cuentos, y a la mujer extraordinaria que abri las puertas y defendi la idea de la literatura biling e. 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)
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From the Back Cover Follow la vida y el legado of Pura Belpré, the first Puerto Rican librarian in New York City. When she came to America in 1921, Pura carried the cuentos folklóricos of her Puerto Rican homeland. Finding a new home at the New York Public Library as a bilingual assistant, she turned her popular retellings into libros and spread story seeds across the land. Today, these seeds have grown into a lush landscape as generations of children and storytellers continue to share her tales and celebrate Pura's legacy. This portrait of the influential librarian, author, and puppeteer reminds us of the power of storytelling and the extraordinary woman who opened doors and championed bilingual literature.
From the front Cover Follow la vida y el legado of Pura Belpré, the first Puerto Rican librarian in New York City. When she came to America in 1921, Pura carried the cuentos folklóricos of her Puerto Rican homeland. Finding a new home at the New York Public Library as a bilingual assistant, she turned her popular retellings into libros and spread story seeds across the land. Today, these seeds have grown into a lush landscape as generations of children and storytellers continue to share her tales and celebrate Pura's legacy. This portrait of the influential librarian, author, and puppeteer reminds us of the power of storytelling and the extraordinary woman who opened doors and championed bilingual literature. --ALA Booklist

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