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Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre = Alma and how she got her name / Juana Martinez-Neal.

Martinez-Neal, Juana, (author,, illustrator.).
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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library SPA EJ MAR (Text) 33187004416752 Spanish Language Materials (Juvenile & YA) Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg E SPA MARTINEZ-NEAL (Text) 32826014143309 J Special Collections Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch EASY SPANISH MART (Text) 39391006954588 Easy Spanish Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW SP E MAR (Text) 70743000164282 Spanish Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting ++FIC MAR (Text) 51735011892816 Children's department--Spanish books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763693589
  • ISBN: 0763693588
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2018.

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Summary, etc.:
What's in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from - and who she may one day be. Spanish language edition! If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has way too many names: six! Just think of how hard it is to fit them all on the back of a little photo. How did such a small person wind up with such a large name? Alma turns to Daddy for an answer and learns of Sofia, the grandmother who loved books and flowers; Esperanza, the great-grandmother who longed to travel; José, the grandfather who was an artist; and other namesakes too. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all - and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin or name story.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 1.9 0.5 195946
Subject: Girls > Juvenile fiction.
Names, Personal > Juvenile fiction.
Girls > Fiction.
Names, Personal > Fiction.
Picture books.
Spanish language materials.
Genre: Picture books.

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