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



by
Anika Aldamuy Denise
illustrated by
Paola Escobar

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
HarperCollins Español
Imprint
Print
ISBN
9781400212644

Awards and Honors
Pura Belpré Author Award Honoree - 2020
Bank Street Best Spanish Language Picture Book Silver Medal- 2020
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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.

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Format

Print

Page Count

40

Trim Size

11" x 8 1/2"

Dewey

20.92

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0: points 0

Lexile

860L

Genre

Nonfic

Scholastic Reading Counts

0

JLG Release

Apr 2019

Book Genres

Nonfic

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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