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    by Barbara Cooney

    As a young girl, Alice dreams of traveling to faraway places, finding a home by the sea and making the world more beautiful.

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    La Senorita Runfio (Miss Rumphius)

    by Barbara Cooney and Barbara Cooney

    As a young girl, Alice dreams of traveling to faraway places, finding a home by the sea and making the world more beautiful. Inspired by a true-life story, Miss Rumphius shows us how we can all make the world a more beautiful place. Narrated by Claire Danes with music by John Jennings. Co-produced by Sarah Kerruish for Spellbound Productions and Weston Woods.

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Tortillitas Para Mama

and other Nursery Rhymes in Spanish and English

Author: Margot C. Griego and Betsy L. Bucks

Illustrator: Barbara Cooney

Interest Level:
Pre-K-2

Grade Level Equivalent:
2.5

Guided Reading Level:
P

Age:
4-7

Genre:
Multicultural, Rhyming Story, Nursery Rhymes

Subject:
Hispanic and Latin American, Bilingual Education, Spanish, Ceremony and Tradition

About This Book

Packed with vibrant, full-color illustrations and a bilingual text that is rich in musicality and Latin-American culture, this book makes learning a playful experience for everyone. Given that these rhymes have been passed from generation to generation, this book can be used to talk about what young readers have been taught from their parents or grandparents, whether it is a song, story, or poem. Readers may want to also discuss nursery rhymes that they've learned, and share them with one another.

Besides being an excellent tool for introducing cultural oral traditions and different languages, this collection of lively Latin-American nursery rhymes will extend children's appreciation of different cultures. Accompanying finger play that encourages reader participation complements many of the rhymes, and adds to the fun.


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