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Raul Colon

  • 5 stars across 6 books
    Edie Colon is an elementary school teacher in New York state. She emigrated from Cuba at age 5. This story is based on her childhood. Raul Colon has illustrated several highly acclaimed picture books, including Draw!; the New York Times bestselling Angela and the Baby Jesus by Frank McCourt; Susanna Reich's Jose! Born to Dance; and Jill Biden's Don't Forget, God Bless Our Troops. Mr. Colon lived in Puerto Rico as a young boy and now resides in New City, New York, with his family.
    1st October 2008

    Angela and the Baby Jesus

    An evocative Christmas story, from the Pulitzer prize-winning author of the phenomenally best-selling memoir, Angela's A... More

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    23rd August 2011

    Good-bye, Havana! Hola, New York!

    "Lush, evocative." - School Library Journal "Raul Colon's art...has a sweetness that's sometimes tinged with ... More

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    1st March 2016

    Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine

    On November 19, 1916, at 8:25 a.m., Ruth Law took off on a flight that aviation experts thought was doomed. She set off ... More

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    1st October 2007

    My Name is Gabito / Me Llamo Gabito: The Life of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Can you imagine a shipwrecked sailor living on air and seaweed for eight days? Can you imagine a trail of yellow butterf... More

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    1st October 2007

    My Name is Gabito (English): The Life of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    This picture-book biography of Gabriel Garcia Mrquez (One Hundred Years of Solitude) traces the Nobel Prize-winning nove... More

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