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Love, Amalia - a book by Flor Ada, Alma

Love, Amalia

Love, Amalia( )
Author: Ada, Alma Flor
Zubizarreta, Gabriel M.
ISBN:978-1-4424-2403-6
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Imprint:Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.99
Book Description:

Amalia deals with loss while learning about love and her cultural heritage in this tender tale from acclaimed authors Alma Flor Ada and Gabriel M. Zubizarreta. Amalia’s best friend Martha is moving away, and Amalia is feeling sad and angry. And yet, even when life seems unfair, the loving, wise words of Amalia’s abuelita have a way of making everything a little bit brighter. Amalia finds great comfort in times shared with her grandmother: cooking,...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / General
Juvenile Fiction / Family / General
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Multigenerational
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.125 x 7.625 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.249 Pounds
Author Biography
Flor Ada, Alma (Author)
Alma Flor Ada was born in 1938 in Cuba.

She has authored several children's folktales including "Encaje de Piedra" which earned her the Marta Salotti Gold Medal, "The Gold Coin" which won the Christopher Award, and "Gathering the Sun" which received the Once Upon a World Award. "The Lizard and the Sun/La Lagartija y el Sol" won her a Gold Medal from the National Association of Parenting Publications, and she was awarded an Accolade from the American Folklore Association for "Mediopollito/Half-Chicken". Her title "Under the Royal Palms: A Childhood in Cuba" won the Pura Belpre Award.

In addition to writing, she is a professor at the University of San Francisco.

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