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The first tortilla : a bilingual story / Rudolfo Anaya ; illustrated by Amy Córdova ; translated into Spanish by Enrique R. Lamadrid.

Anaya, Rudolfo A. (Author). Lamadrid, Enrique R. (Added Author). Córdova, Amy, (illustrator.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library JE ANA (Text) 39206019950987 J Picture Book - Bilingual Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library JE ANA (Text) 39206019951001 J Picture Book Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780826342140 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0826342140 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 27 cm
  • Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2007.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Guided by a blue hummingbird, Jade brings an offering to the Mountain Spirit who lives near her village in Mexico, and asks if he will send rain to end the drought that threatens the people. Includes information about the legend on which this story is based and facts about corn.
Target Audience Note:
540L Lexile
Decoding demand: 76 (high) Semantic demand: 89 (very high) Syntactic demand: 75 (high) Structure demand: 84 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Droughts > Fiction.
Spirits > Fiction.
Corn > Fiction.
Courage > Fiction.
Hummingbirds > Fiction.
Spanish language materials > Bilingual.
Tortillas > Folklore > Juvenile fiction.
Droughts > Folklore > Juvenile fiction.
Spirits > Folklore > Juvenile fiction.
Corn > Folklore > Juvenile fiction.
Courage > Folklore > Juvenile fiction.
Hummingbirds > Folklore > Juvenile fiction.
Tortillas > Folklore > Novela juvenil.
Sequías > Folklore > Novela juvenil.
Espíritus > Folklore > Novela juvenil.
Maíz > Folklore > Novela juvenil.
Valentía > Folklore > Novela juvenil.
Colibríes > Folklore > Novela juvenil.
Folklore > México > Novela juvenil.
Mexico > History > Fiction.
Genre: Folklore > Mexico > Juvenile fiction.

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