de Como Tia Lola Vino (de Visita) A Quedarse (Paperback)

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Julia Alvarez's heartwarming novel now in Spanish.
"De como tia Lola vino de visita a quedarse," una novela juvenil de Julia Alvarez, cuenta la deliciosa historia de una familia dominicana, instalada en Vermont, que recibe la visita de una pariente muy especial. La irresistible, incontrolable e incluso magica tia Lola transforma la vida de su familia. Sombreros, panuelos, vestidos alegres, tacones, maracas, un tambor par alas fiestas, cafe, hierbabuena, oregano, anis, hojas de guanabana, ajies, su alegria invade la casa y poco a poco a todo el pueblo. Un relato rico, calido y lleno de humor, que nos llevara a sonar con la posibilidad de tener una tia tan entranable como tia Lola.

About the Author


Julia Alvarez left the Dominican Republic for the United States in 1960 at the age of ten. She is the author of six novels, two books of nonfiction, three collections of poetry, and eight books for children and young adults. Her work has garnered wide recognition, including a Latina Leader Award in Literature in 2007 from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, the 2002 Hispanic Heritage Award in Literature, the
2000 Woman of the Year by "Latina" magazine, and inclusion in the New York Public Library's 1996 program "The Hand of the Poet: Original Manuscripts by 100 Masters, from John Donne to Julia Alvarez." A writer-in-residence at Middlebury College, Alvarez and her husband, Bill Eichner, established Alta Gracia, an organic coffee farm-literacy arts center, in her homeland, the Dominican Republic.


Born and raised in Mexico City, Liliana Valenzuela is an adopted Chicana. She's received awards for her poetry from the University of California, Irvine, and from the Austin Poetry Society. Valenzuela is the author of CODEX OF JOURNEYS: BENDITO CAMINO (Mouthfeel Press, 2013), and the acclaimed translator of works by Sandra Cisneros, Julia Alvarez, Denise Chavez, Alex Espinoza and many others.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780307930408
ISBN-10: 0307930408
Publisher: Yearling Books
Publication Date: September 13th, 2011
Pages: 136
Language: Spanish