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Alma Flor Ada

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    Alma Flor Ada, an authority on multicultural and bilingual education, is the recipient of the 2012 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award, and in 2014 she was honored by the Mexican government with the prestigious OHTLI Award. She is the author of numerous award-winning books for young readers, including Dancing Home with Gabriel Zubizarreta, My Name Is Maria Isabel, Under the Royal Palms (Pura Belpre Medal), Where the Flame Trees Bloom, and The Gold Coin (Christopher Award Medal). She lives in California, and you can visit her at AlmaFlorAda.com.
    1st October 2011

    Dancing Waves

    Cammie has made so many friends since she joined the Pearlies - the waviest club in Rainbow Reef. Now their friendship i... More

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    2nd October 1994

    ME Llamo Mar Ia Isabel: Libros Colibri

    Maria Isabel is hurt when her teacher decides to call her Mary to distinguish her from two other Marias in the class. Ma... More

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    8th April 2010

    Let Me Help! / Quiero Ayudar!

    Let me help! Let me help! Perico learns this phrase from little Martita, who's been saying it a lot lately. When the who... More

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    28th November 2007

    Where the Flame Trees Bloom

    Noted author Alma Flor Ada offers young readers eleven stories from her own childhood in Cuba - true stories about relat... More

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    1st July 1994

    The Gold Coin

    Juan has been a thief for many, many years. So many, in fact, that he can't even remember what it's like to be anything ... More

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    4th September 2013

    Yes! We Are Latinos

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    15th June 2012

    The Three Golden Oranges

    Far on the other side of the mountains, next to an enchanted castle, grows a tree with three golden oranges. It is there... More

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