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Martina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale / retold by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Michael Austin.

Deedy, Carmen Agra. (Author). Austin, Michael, 1965- (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library CD j398.2 DEE (Text) 30477100501307 Children: Audiobook Available -
LaGrange Co PL - Topeka Branch CD j 398.2 DEE (Text) 30477100925019 Children: Audiobook Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 audio disc (37 min.) : digital, stereophonic ; c4 3/4 in. + 1 book ((unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 x 31cm)
  • Publisher: Atlanta, GA : Peachtree, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note: Track 1: The author presents her own version of the tale. Track 2: English-language version of the book. Track 3: Spanish-language version of the book.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by the author both in English and Spanish.
Summary, etc.: In this humorous retelling of a Cuban folktale, a cockroach interviews her suitors in order to decide whom to marry.
System Details Note: Compact disc.
Awards Note: Belpre Honor Book for narrative, 2008.
Young Reader Medal, Primary, 2011.
Subject: Spanish language materials > Bilingual.
Cockroaches > Folklore.
Cuba > Folklore.
Folklore > Cuba.
Pura Belpre author honor book.
Genre: Children's audiobooks.
Compact discs.

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