Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre

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Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre
Written by Juana Martinez-Neal
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763693588
ISBN-13: 9780763693589
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Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre

author/illustrator: Juana Martinez-Neal

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.

¿Cómo terminó Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela con un nombre tan largo? Mientras Papi le cuenta la historia de cada uno de sus nombres, Alma comienza a sentir cómo cabe perfectamente en ellos.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763693588 /  9780763693589
on sale date:
04/2018
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 7/16" x 9 1/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Family; Family; People & Places; Social Issues;
author’s comments:
Juana Martinez-Neal is the daughter and granddaughter of painters. She started her story in Lima, Peru, and then moved to the United States. The winner of a 2018 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award for La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya, Juana Martinez-Neal is still writing the story of her life, with the help of her husband and three children, in Arizona.
 
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