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The Resource Island treasures : growing up in Cuba : includes Where the flame trees bloom, Under the royal palms, and the new collection Days at La Quinta Simoni, Alma Flor Ada ; illustrations by Edel Rodriguez and Antonio Martorell

Island treasures : growing up in Cuba : includes Where the flame trees bloom, Under the royal palms, and the new collection Days at La Quinta Simoni, Alma Flor Ada ; illustrations by Edel Rodriguez and Antonio Martorell

Label
Island treasures : growing up in Cuba : includes Where the flame trees bloom, Under the royal palms, and the new collection Days at La Quinta Simoni
Title
Island treasures
Title remainder
growing up in Cuba : includes Where the flame trees bloom, Under the royal palms, and the new collection Days at La Quinta Simoni
Statement of responsibility
Alma Flor Ada ; illustrations by Edel Rodriguez and Antonio Martorell
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These true autobiographical tales from renowned Hispanic author and educator Alma Flor Ada are filled with family love and traditions, secrets and deep friendships, and a gorgeous, moving picture of the island of Cuba, where Alma Flor grew up. Told through the eyes of a child, a whole world comes to life in these pages: the blind great-grandmother who never went to school but whose wisdom and generosity overflowed to those around her; the hired hand Samoné, whose love for music overcame all difficulties; the beloved dance teacher who helped sustain young Alma Flor through a miserable year in school; her dear and daring Uncle Medardo, who bravely flew airplanes; and more
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ada, Alma Flor
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Grade level: 3 - 7
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rodriguez, Elel
  • Martorell, Antonio
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ada, Alma Flor
  • Ada, Alma Flor
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, Cuban
  • Cuban American women
  • Families
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Island treasures : growing up in Cuba : includes Where the flame trees bloom, Under the royal palms, and the new collection Days at La Quinta Simoni, Alma Flor Ada ; illustrations by Edel Rodriguez and Antonio Martorell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Where the flame trees bloom -- Days at La Quinta Simoni -- Under the royal palms
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9781481442459
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014034812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)899949340
  • 2036391
Label
Island treasures : growing up in Cuba : includes Where the flame trees bloom, Under the royal palms, and the new collection Days at La Quinta Simoni, Alma Flor Ada ; illustrations by Edel Rodriguez and Antonio Martorell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Where the flame trees bloom -- Days at La Quinta Simoni -- Under the royal palms
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9781481442459
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014034812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)899949340
  • 2036391

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