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Product Description: “Julia Alvarez has suitcases full of history (public and private), trunks full of insights into what it means to be a Latina in the United States, bags full of literary wisdom.” —Los Angeles Times From the internationally acclaimed author of the bestselling novels In the Time of the Butterflies and How the García Girls Lost Their Accents comes a rich and revealing work of nonfiction capturing the life and mind of an artist as she knits together the dual themes of coming to America and becoming a writer...read more

Paperback:

9781616205584 | Reprint edition (Algonquin Books, October 28, 2014), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “Julia Alvarez has suitcases full of history (public and private), trunks full of insights into what it means to be a Latina in the United States, bags full of literary wisdom.

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Product Description: A new paperback edition of Julia Alvarez’s beloved story about family, identity, and first love.   Milly Kaufman is an ordinary American teenager living in Vermont—and then she meets Pablo, a new student at her high school. His exotic accent, strange fashion sense, and intense interest in Milly force her to confront her identity as an adopted child from Pablo’s native country...read more

Hardcover:

9780375827600 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Fifteen-year-old Milly Kaufman is an average American teenager until Pablo, a new student at her school, inspires her to search for her birth family in his native country.

Paperback:

9780399555480 | Reprint edition (Ember, January 10, 2017), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A new paperback edition of Julia Alvarez’s beloved story about family, identity, and first love.
9780553494068 | Reprint edition (Laurel Leaf, May 9, 2006), cover price $6.50 | About this edition: Fifteen-year-old Milly Kaufman is an average American teenager until Pablo, a new student at her school, inspires her to search for her birth family in his native country.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781400090471 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, October 1, 2004), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Fifteen-year-old Milly Kaufman is an average American teenager until Pablo, a new student at her school, inspires her to search for her birth family in his native country.

Library:

9780375927607 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 2004, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Fifteen-year-old Milly Kaufman is an average American teenager until Pablo, a new student at her school, inspires her to search for her birth family in his native country.

Prebinding:

9781439526606 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, November 13, 2008), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: MILLY KAUFMAN IS an ordinary American teenager living in Vermont--until she meets Pablo, a new student at her high school.

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Product Description: A new paperback edition of Julia Alvarez’s beloved Pura Belpré winner about life in Trujillo’s Dominican Republic. “Diary entries written by a child while in hiding will remind readers of Anne Frank’s story.” —SLJ   Anita de la Torre never questioned her freedom living in the Dominican Republic...read more

Paperback:

9780399555497 | Reprint edition (Ember, January 10, 2017), cover price $9.99 | also contains Before We Were Free | About this edition: A new paperback edition of Julia Alvarez’s beloved Pura Belpré winner about life in Trujillo’s Dominican Republic.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781400085286 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, July 1, 2004), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.

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Product Description: Latin America's great poet rendered into English by the world's most celebrated translator of Spanish-language literature.Sor Juana (1651–1695) was a fiery feminist and a woman ahead of her time. Like Simone de Beauvoir, she was very much a public intellectual...read more
By Julia Alvarez (introduced by)

Paperback:

9780393351880, titled "Sor Juana Inés De La Cruz: Selected Works" | Italian edition edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, November 30, 2015), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Latin America's great poet rendered into English by the world's most celebrated translator of Spanish-language literature.

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Product Description: Latin America's great poet rendered into English by the world's most celebrated translator of Spanish-language literature. Sor Juana (1651–1695) was a fiery feminist and a woman ahead of her time. Like Simone de Beauvoir, she was very much a public intellectual...read more
By Julia Alvarez (introduced by), Juana In?s De La Cruz and Edith Grossman (trans)

Hardcover:

9780393241754 | Italian edition edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 29, 2014), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Latin America's great poet rendered into English by the world's most celebrated translator of Spanish-language literature.

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Product Description: La Vieja Belén es un personaje del folclor dominicano que llega a las páginas de este libro, de la mano de la autora Julia Alvarez, para enseñarles a lectores de todas las edades y de cualquier rincón del mundo, una hermosa lección sobre la generosidad y las prioridades de la vida...read more

Hardcover:

9781603963251 | Bilingual edition (Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, October 30, 2008), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Renowned Latina author Julia Alvarez recreates the legend of Dominican folk character ''La Vieja Belen" in this delightful bilingual rhyming story, beautifully illustrated by Dominican artist Ruddy Nunez.

Paperback:

9781622631490 | Bilingual edition (Alfaguara, September 30, 2013), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: La Vieja Belén es un personaje del folclor dominicano que llega a las páginas de este libro, de la mano de la autora Julia Alvarez, para enseñarles a lectores de todas las edades y de cualquier rincón del mundo, una hermosa lección sobre la generosidad y las prioridades de la vida.

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Product Description: En una historia que va más allá de las fronteras y las familias, la aclamada novelista y poeta dominicana Julia Álvarez reflexiona sobre las alegrías y las cargas del amor por sus padres, por su esposo y por un joven haitiano llamado Piti...read more

Paperback:

9780142424735 | C.A.Press, May 29, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: En una historia que va más allá de las fronteras y las familias, la aclamada novelista y poeta dominicana Julia Álvarez reflexiona sobre las alegrías y las cargas del amor por sus padres, por su esposo y por un joven haitiano llamado Piti.

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Product Description: Welcome to Tía Lola's bed and breakfast! With the help of her niece and nephew and the three Sword Sisters, Tía Lola is opening the doors of Colonel Charlebois' grand old Vermont house to visitors from all over. But Tía Lola and the children soon realize that running a B & B isn't as easy they had initially thought—especially when it appears that someone is out to sabotage them! Will Tía Lola and the kids discover who's behind the plot to make their B & B fail? And will Tía Lola's family and friends be able to plan her a surprise birthday party in her own B & B without her finding out?With the release of this Yearling edition, all four Tía Lola Stories are now available in paperback...read more

Hardcover:

9780375869143 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 13, 2011, cover price $15.99

Paperback:

9780375873201 | Yearling Books, September 11, 2012, cover price $6.99 | also contains How Tia Lola Ended Up Starting Over | About this edition: Welcome to Tía Lola's bed and breakfast!

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Product Description: Welcome to Tía Lola's bed and breakfast! With the help of her niece and nephew and the three Sword Sisters, Tía Lola is opening the doors of Colonel Charlebois' grand old Vermont house to visitors from all over. But Tía Lola and the children soon realize that running a B & B isn't as easy they had initially thought—especially when it appears that someone is out to sabotage them! Will Tía Lola and the kids discover who's behind the plot to make their B & B fail? And will Tía Lola's family and friends be able to plan her a surprise birthday party in her own B & B without her finding out?With the release of this Yearling edition, all four Tía Lola Stories are now available in paperback...read more

Paperback:

9780375873201 | Yearling Books, September 11, 2012, cover price $6.99 | also contains How Tia Lola Ended Up Starting over | About this edition: Welcome to Tía Lola's bed and breakfast!

Library:

9780375969140 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 13, 2011, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Welcome to Tia Lola's bed and breakfast!

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Product Description: Miguel Guzman isn't exactly looking forward to the summer now that his mother has agreed to let the Sword family—a father, his three daughters, and their dog—live with them while they decide whether or not to move to Vermont. Little does Miguel know his aunt has something up her sleeve that just may make this the best summer ever...read more

Paperback:

9780307930231 | Italian edition edition (Yearling Books, May 8, 2012), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Miguel Guzman isn't exactly looking forward to the summer now that his mother has agreed to let the Sword family—a father, his three daughters, and their dog—live with them while they decide whether or not to move to Vermont.

Miguel Guzman isn't exactly looking forward to the summer now that his mother has agreed to let the Sword family—a father, his three daughters, and their dog—live with them while they decide whether or not to move to Vermont. Little does Miguel know his aunt has something up her sleeve that just may make this the best summer ever. With her usual flair for creativity and fun, Tía Lola decides to start a summer camp for Miguel, his little sister, and the three Sword girls, complete with magical swords, nighttime treasure hunts, campfires, barbecues, and an end-of-summer surprise!The warm and funny third book in the Tía Lola Stories is sure to delight young readers and leave them looking forward to their own summer fun!

Hardcover:

9780375867279 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 10, 2011, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Miguel Guzman isn't exactly looking forward to the summer now that his mother has agreed to let the Sword family—a father, his three daughters, and their dog—live with them while they decide whether or not to move to Vermont.

Paperback:

9780375866876 | Reprint edition (Yearling Books, May 8, 2012), cover price $6.99

Miscellaneous:

9780375897665 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 10, 2011, cover price $15.99

Library:

9780375967276 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 10, 2011, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Miguel Guzman isn't exactly looking forward to the summer now that his mother has agreed to let the Sword family—a father, his three daughters, and their dog—live with them while they decide whether or not to move to Vermont.

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Product Description: In a story that travels beyond borders and between families, acclaimed Dominican novelist and poet Julia Alvarez reflects on the joys and burdens of love―for her parents, for her husband, and for a young Haitian boy known as Piti...read more

Paperback:

9781616202804 | Reprint edition (Algonquin Books, March 19, 2013), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In a story that travels beyond borders and between families, acclaimed Dominican novelist and poet Julia Alvarez reflects on the joys and burdens of love―for her parents, for her husband, and for a young Haitian boy known as Piti.

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Product Description: In a story that travels beyond borders and between families, acclaimed Dominican novelist and poet Julia Alvarez reflects on the joys and burdens of love for her parents, for her husband, and for a young Haitian boy known as Piti...read more

Hardcover:

9781616201302 | 1 edition (Algonquin Books, April 24, 2012), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In a story that travels beyond borders and between families, acclaimed Dominican novelist and poet Julia Alvarez reflects on the joys and burdens of love for her parents, for her husband, and for a young Haitian boy known as Piti.

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Product Description: Tía Lola has been invited to teach Spanish at her niece and nephew’s elementary school. But Miguel wants nothing to do with the arrangement. He hasn’t had an easy time adjusting to his new school in Vermont and doesn’t like living so far away from Papi, who has a new girlfriend and an announcement to make...read more

Hardcover:

9780375864605 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 12, 2010, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Tía Lola has been invited to teach Spanish at her niece and nephew’s elementary school.

Paperback:

9780375857928 | Yearling Books, September 13, 2011, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Tía Lola has been invited to teach Spanish at her niece and nephew’s elementary school.

Miscellaneous:

9780375895845 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 12, 2010, cover price $15.99

Library:

9780375964602 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 12, 2010, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Tía Lola has been invited to teach Spanish at her niece and nephew’s elementary school.

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Product Description: Tia Lola is going back to school in this Spanish translation of How Tia Lola Learned to Teach!Tía Lola recibe la invitación para enseñar español en la escuela primaria de sus sobrinos, pero Miguel no está de acuerdo. Le ha costado mucho adaptarse a su nueva escuela en Vermont y, a pesar de las indudables buenas intenciones de tía Lola, él piensa que su presencia no hará sino emporar las cosas...read more

Paperback:

9780375857935 | Yearling Books, September 13, 2011, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Tia Lola is going back to school in this Spanish translation of How Tia Lola Learned to Teach!

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Product Description: The works of this award-winning poet and novelist are rich with the language and influences of two cultures: those of the Dominican Republic of her childhood and the America of her youth and adulthood. They have shaped her writing just as they have shaped her life...read more

Hardcover:

9781565124066 | Algonquin Books, January 4, 2004, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Offers a collection of autobiographical poems, each comprising three ten-line stanzas.

Paperback:

9781616200725 | Algonquin Books, April 5, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The works of this award-winning poet and novelist are rich with the language and influences of two cultures: those of the Dominican Republic of her childhood and the America of her youth and adulthood.

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Product Description: HOW TÍA LOLA CAME TO VISIT STAYWhen Miguel’s Tía Lola comes from the Dominican Republic to Vermont to help out his mami, Miguel is worried that his unusual aunt will make it even more difficult to make new friends. It’s been hard enough moving from New York City and leaving Papi behind...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9780307707222 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, October 12, 2010), cover price $39.00 | About this edition: HOW TÍA LOLA CAME TO VISIT STAYWhen Miguel’s Tía Lola comes from the Dominican Republic to Vermont to help out his mami, Miguel is worried that his unusual aunt will make it even more difficult to make new friends.

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Product Description: After Tyler's father is injured in a tractor accident, his family is forced to hire migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure. Tyler isn’ t sure what to make of these workers. Are they undocumented? And what about the three daughters, particularly Mari, the oldest, who is proud of her Mexican heritage but also increasingly connected her American life...read more
By Julia Alvarez, Olivia Preciado (narrator) and Ozzie Rodriguez (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9780307707307 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, September 28, 2010), cover price $39.00 | About this edition: After Tyler's father is injured in a tractor accident, his family is forced to hire migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure.

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Product Description: “Esta novela oportuna, arrancada de los titulares de los diarios, transmite un mensaje positivo acerca de la cooperación y la comprensión”.     —School Library Journal La familia de Mari se encuentra a la deriva, con una gran necesidad de trabajo, pero se ve forzada a esconderse por miedo a que las autoridades los devuelvan a México y a la pobreza...read more
By Julia Alvarez, Olivia Preciado (narrator) and Ozzie Rodriguez (narrator)

Miscellaneous:

9780375897054 | Yearling Books, September 14, 2010, cover price $6.99 | also contains Devolver al Remitente / Return to Sender

CD/Spoken Word:

9780307707666 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, September 28, 2010), cover price $39.00 | About this edition: “Esta novela oportuna, arrancada de los titulares de los diarios, transmite un mensaje positivo acerca de la cooperación y la comprensión”.

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Product Description: After Tyler's father is injured in a tractor accident, his family is forced to hire migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure. Tyler isn’t sure what to make of these workers. Are they undocumented? And what about the three daughters, particularly Mari, the oldest, who is proud of her Mexican heritage but also increasingly connected her American life...read more

Paperback:

9780375851247 | Yearling Books, September 14, 2010, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: After Tyler's father is injured in a tractor accident, his family is forced to hire migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure.

Prebinding:

9780606149556 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, September 14, 2010), cover price $17.20 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.

Miscellaneous:

9780307576224 | Laurel Leaf, July 7, 2010, cover price $6.50 | also contains Antes De Ser Libres

Prebinding:

9780613719315, titled "Antes De Ser Libres / Before We Were Free" | Turtleback Books, March 30, 2004, cover price $17.20 | also contains Antes De Ser Libres | About this edition: In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.

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