The Storyteller's Candle: La Velita de Los Cuentos (Paperback)

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By Lucia Gonzalez, Lulu Delacre (Illustrator)
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Bilingual English/Spanish. A bilingual biography of Pura Belpr , New York City's first Latina librarian.

Praise For…

"This is a warm, winning introduction to the work of the first Puerto Rican librarian in New York, whose name was given to the American Librarian Association's annual award that honors Latino authors and illustrators." - Booklist

"Sepia tones evoke the time period and the setting. A lovely offering about the role of librarians in the lives of children." - School Library Journal

"[T]his warmhearted Spanish/English bilingual story adopts the perspective of two children who are inspired by Belpré to enter a library for the very first time. . . ." - Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780892392377
ISBN-10: 0892392371
Publisher: Children's Book Press (CA)
Publication Date: April 2013
Pages: 32
Language: Spanish