Gathering the Sun: An Alphabet in Spanish and English

Gathering the Sun: An Alphabet in Spanish and English

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Overview

In simple words and sun-drenched paintings, Alma Flor Ada and Simón Silva take us into the fields and orchards, and into the lives of the people who work them. Simple poems in Spanish and English, one for each letter of the Spanish alphabet, describe the wonder of the vegetable and fruit farms. Together, the poems and the rich illustrations celebrate the glory of nature and the hearts of all who dedicate their lives to working the land.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688170677
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/09/2001
Edition description: Spanish Language Edition
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 283,982
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.00(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Alma Flor Ada is an internationally published children's book author. She is the recipient of several prestigious honors, including the Pura Belpré Award, the Christopher Award, the José Martí World Award, and the Museum of Tolerance Award. She lives in Lucas Valley, California.

Alma Flor Ada es una autora de libros para niños reconocida y publicada internacionalmente. Ha recibido varios premios prestigiosos en Estados Unidos, entre ellos, el Pura Belpré y el José Martí.


Simóon SilvaHaving grown up a part of a migrant-working family, Simón Silva says, "I grew up with a certain amount of shame about who I was, and it wasn'tuntil I came to understand and appreciate my culture that I was able to find true purpose for myself and my art." This is Simón Silva's first book.

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