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Nacho and Lolita

Nacho and Lolita

by Pam Muñoz Ryan Illustrated by Claudia Rueda

Once, when the two Californias ran high and low along the Pacific, there lived a rare and majestic bird named Nacho, the only pitacoche for thousands of miles. He was proud of his brilliant feathers and haunting songs, but what good were they with no one to share them?

Then the swallows came to nest and Nacho met Lolita. His heart filled with affection. Was it possible for two such different birds to find happiness together? And what would happen to Nacho when Lolita and the other swallows migrated back to South America?

Ages
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
4.8
Lexile Measure
810L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
Q
Genre
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Pam Muñoz Ryan Pam Muñoz Ryan is the author of the Newbery Honor winner, "Echo." She has written more than thirty acclaimed books for young readers.
Claudia Rueda

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