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

By: Anika Aldamuy Denise

Illustrator: Paola Escobar

When Pura Belpré came to America in 1921, she carried with her a passion for her homeland’s cuentos folklóricos. She became a New York City librarian renowned for her story hours—and continued to share Puerto Rican folktales across the United States by turning them into libros.
Author’s note. Selected bibliography. Further resources. Further reading. Stories by Pura Belpré mentioned in the book. Full-color digital illustrations created in Photoshop.

ISBN: 9781400212644

JLG Release: Apr 2019


Language: Spanish
Sensitive Areas: None
Topics: Pura Belpré (1899–1982) , New York Public Library employees , Biography , Women librarians , New York City , Twentieth-century American authors , Puerto Rican women , American literature , Puerto Rico , Immigrants , Folklore , Storytelling , Spanish language materials

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Book Details

ISBN

9781400212644

First Release

April 2019

Genre

Nonfic

Dewey Classification

20.92

Trim Size

11" x 8 1/2"

Page Count

40

Accelerated Reader

Level 4; Points: 0.5;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 0; Points: 0;

Lexile

Level 860L

Format

Print Book

Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher

HarperCollins Español

Potentially Sensitive Areas

None

Topics

Pura Belpré (1899–1982), New York Public Library employees, Biography, Women librarians, New York City, Twentieth-century American authors, Puerto Rican women, American literature, Puerto Rico, Immigrants, Folklore, Storytelling, Spanish language materials,

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