En Busca de Milagros (Mass Market Paperbound)

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MILLY KAUFMAN ES una adolescente estadounidense comun y corriente que vive en el estado de Vermont hasta que un estudiante nuevo llamado Pablo llega a su escuela secundaria. Su acento exotico, su extrano sentido de la moda y el interes intenso que Milly despierta en el hacen que ella enfrente su identidad de nina adoptada del pais natal de Pablo. A medida que su relacion crece, Milly decide emprender un viaje lleno de valentia de regreso a su paIs natal y en el camino descubre que la historia de su nacimiento esta entrelazada con la historia de un pais que se recupera de una brutal historia marcada por la dictadura y la corrupcion politica.
La galardonada autora Julia Alvarez teje una conmovedora historia que examina la adopcion entre culturas al describir la busqueda de una adolescente por encontrar quien es ella exactamente, solo para descubrir que ella es de manera maravillosa y misteriosa muchas cosas.

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: 9780553494075
ISBN-10: 0553494074
Publisher: Laurel Leaf Library
Publication Date: May 9th, 2006
Pages: 216
Language: Spanish