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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

Library:

9780375915451, titled "Antes De Ser Libres / Before We Were Free" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 2004, cover price $17.99 | 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.

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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Product Description: “Simply wonderful.” —Los Angeles Times   Acclaimed writer Julia Alvarez’s brilliant and buoyant and beloved first novel gives voice to four sisters recounting their adventures growing up in two cultures. Selected as a Notable Book by both the New York Times and the American Library Association, it won the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for books with a multicultural perspective and was chosen by New York librarians as one of twenty-one classics for the twenty-first century...read more

Hardcover:

9780945575573 | Algonquin Books, January 4, 1991, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Forced to flee their native Caribbean island after an attempted coup, the Garcias--Carlos, Laura, and their four daughters--must learn a new way of life in the Bronx, while trying to cling to the old ways that they loved

Paperback:

9781565129757 | Reprint edition (Algonquin Books, January 12, 2010), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: “Simply wonderful.
9780452287075 | Plume, September 6, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Forced to flee their native Caribbean island after an attempted coup, the Garcias--Carlos, Laura, and their four daughters--must learn a new way of life in the Bronx, while trying to cling to the old ways that they loved.
9780452268067 | Reprint edition (Plume, June 1, 1992), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Eagerly embracing their new American culture in Miami, the four Garcia women iron their hair, smoke cigarettes, date American men, forget their Spanish, and lose their accents, all in their journey toward adulthood

Reinforced:

9780606252706 | Demco Media, December 1, 1992, cover price $23.50 | About this edition: Eagerly embracing their new American culture in Miami, the four Garcia women iron their hair, smoke cigarettes, date American men, forget their Spanish, and lose their accents, all in their journey toward adulthood

Prebinding:

9780606234702 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, January 12, 2010), cover price $26.90 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9781439507384 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: “Simply wonderful.
9781417753994 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2005, cover price $28.10 | About this edition: Forced to flee their native Caribbean island after an attempted coup, the Garcias--Carlos, Laura, and their four daughters--must learn a new way of life in the Bronx, while trying to cling to the old ways that they loved.
9780613032117 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Eagerly embracing their new American culture in Miami, the four Garcia women iron their hair, smoke cigarettes, date American men, forget their Spanish, and lose their accents, all in their journey toward adulthood

A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep 'accident'

Hardcover:

9781565120389 | Algonquin Books, January 9, 1994, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep 'accident'

Paperback:

9781565129764 | Reprint edition (Algonquin Books, January 12, 2010), cover price $14.95
9780155017382, titled "Contemporary Class Piano" | 5th edition (Harcourt College Pub, August 1, 1996), cover price $65.95 | also contains Contemporary Class Piano | About this edition: This comprehensive introductory text for the keyboard makes playing the piano fun, yet does so without compromising the book's strong emphasis on musical theory.
9789990213065 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, August 30, 1995), cover price $0.02
9780452274426 | Reprint edition (Plume, August 1, 1995), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep 'accident'
9780062554222, titled "Growing Up Again: Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children" | Hazelden, March 1, 1989, cover price $15.00 | also contains Growing Up Again: Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children | About this edition: Provides guidance in developing parenting skills, illustrates the effects of parental behavior on children, and presents guidelines for implementing discipline

Reinforced:

9780606192064 | Demco Media, October 1, 2000, cover price $23.50 | About this edition: A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep 'accident'

Prebinding:

9781439507711 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A fictional account of the young lives of Mirabal sisters Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa, otherwise known in the Dominican Republic as Las Mariposas, describes their suffering and martyrdom in the last days of the Trujillo dictatorship.
9780613023894 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $26.90 | About this edition: A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep 'accident'

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Product Description: La conmovedora historia en primera persona de las “mariposas” y el movimiento que derrotó una dictadura“¿Por qué a usted no la mataron?”, le preguntan constantemente a Dedé Mirabal. “Quedé viva para contarles la historia”, responde ella...read more
By Julia Alvarez (introduced by) and Dede Mirabal

Paperback:

9780307474537 | Random House Spanish, August 25, 2009, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: La conmovedora historia en primera persona de las “mariposas” y el movimiento que derrotó una dictadura“¿Por qué a usted no la mataron?

Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

Miscellaneous:

9780307518446, titled "Cuando Tia Lola Vino De Visita a Quedarse" | Yearling Books, August 19, 2009, cover price $5.50

Library:

9780375915529, titled "Cuando La Tia Lola Vino (De Visita) A Quedarse / How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay" | Yearling Books, July 13, 2004, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

Hardcover:

9780375802157, titled "How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 2001, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

Paperback:

9780440418702, titled "How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay" | Reprint edition (Yearling Books, August 1, 2002), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

Miscellaneous:

9780307531186, titled "How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay" | Yearling Books, February 19, 2009, cover price $5.99

Library:

9780375902154, titled "How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 2001, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

Reinforced:

9780606241366, titled "How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay" | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

Prebinding:

9781435299528 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 12, 2008), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Book by Alvarez, Julia

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Product Description: An award-winning, moving, and timely story about the families of undocumented workers by renowned author Julia Alvarez.   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...read more

Hardcover:

9780375858383 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 13, 2009, cover price $16.99 | 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.

Paperback:

9780375851230 | Yearling Books, September 14, 2010, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: An award-winning, moving, and timely story about the families of undocumented workers by renowned author Julia Alvarez.

Miscellaneous:

9780375891618 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 13, 2009, cover price $16.99

Library:

9780375958380 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 13, 2009, cover price $19.99 | 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.

The author traces her life as the daughter of immigrants from the Dominican Republic and her efforts to assimilate and to become a writer

Hardcover:

9781565121935 | Algonquin Books, August 1, 1998, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: The author traces her life as the daughter of immigrants from the Dominican Republic and her efforts to assimilate and to become a writer

Paperback:

9780452280670 | Plume, September 1, 1999, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The author traces her life as the daughter of immigrants from the Dominican Republic and her efforts to assimilate and to become a writer.

Prebinding:

9781439571514 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, November 5, 2008), cover price $24.00
9781417646555 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 1999, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The author traces her life as the daughter of immigrants from the Dominican Republic and her efforts to assimilate and to become a writer.

Product Description: Yolanda Garcia—su apodo es Yo—ha demostrado que es una escritora con una muy exitosa primera novela cuyos "personajes" son su familia, sus amigos y sus amantes. Mientras Yo goza de su celebridad, sus seres queridos se encuentran "desnudos" y reconocibles ante el mundo en su nueva vida publica...read more

Hardcover:

9780786251902 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 1, 2003), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The center of many lives, thrice-married writer Yolanda Garcia celebrates her fame while entangling others in her web, in a story that is told from the viewpoints of the confused people whose lives she touches.
9781565121577 | Algonquin Books, January 1, 1997, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The center of many lives, thrice-married writer Yolanda Garcia celebrates her fame while entangling others in her web, in a story that is told from the viewpoints of the confused people whose lives she touches

Paperback:

9780452281400 | Plume, September 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The center of many lives, thrice-married writer Yolanda Garcia celebrates her fame while entangling others in her web in a story that is told from the viewpoints of the confused people whose lives she touches.
9780452279186 | Plume, December 1, 1997, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The center of many lives, thrice-married writer Yolanda Garcia celebrates her fame while entangling others in her web in a story that is told from the viewpoints of the confused people whose lives she touches

Reinforced:

9780606222129 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $23.50 | About this edition: The center of many lives, thrice-married writer Yolanda Garcia celebrates her fame while entangling others in her web in a story that is told from the viewpoints of the confused people whose lives she touches

Prebinding:

9781439571491 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Yolanda Garcia—su apodo es Yo—ha demostrado que es una escritora con una muy exitosa primera novela cuyos "personajes" son su familia, sus amigos y sus amantes.
9781417646746 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 1999, cover price $29.40 | About this edition: The center of many lives, thrice-married writer Yolanda Garcia celebrates her fame while entangling others in her web in a story that is told from the viewpoints of the confused people whose lives she touches.
9780613997584 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 1997, cover price $28.20 | About this edition: The center of many lives, thrice-married writer Yolanda Garcia celebrates her fame while entangling others in her web in a story that is told from the viewpoints of the confused people whose lives she touches

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Product Description: Autora del bestseller De cómo las muchachas García perdieron el acento Una finalista del Circulo Nacional de Críticos Literarios   “Una exploración de un ritual exuberante y decisivo en la vida moderna de los latinos… Como autora de esta travesía, Julia Alvarez es una guía extraordinaria...read more

Paperback:

9780452289390, titled "Habia Una Vez Una Quinceanera / Once Upon A Quinceanera" | Plume, July 29, 2008, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Autora del bestseller De cómo las muchachas García perdieron el acento Una finalista del Circulo Nacional de Críticos Literarios   “Una exploración de un ritual exuberante y decisivo en la vida moderna de los latinos… Como autora de esta travesía, Julia Alvarez es una guía extraordinaria.

Forced to flee their native Caribbean island after an attempted coup, the Garcas--Carlos, Laura, and their four daughters--must learn a new way of life in the Bronx, while trying to cling to the old ways that they loved.

Paperback:

9781400096947 | Random House Spanish, October 9, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Forced to flee their native Caribbean island after an attempted coup, the Garcias--Carlos, Laura, and their four daughters--must learn a new way of life in the Bronx, while trying to cling to the old ways that they loved.

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Product Description: Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, a “phenomenal, indispensable” (USA Today) exploration of the Latina “sweet fifteen” celebration, by the bestselling author of How the García Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of ButterfliesThe quinceañera, a celebration of a Latina girl’s fifteenth birthday, has become a uniquely American trend...read more

Hardcover:

9780670038732 | Viking Pr, August 2, 2007, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The quinceanera, the fifteenth birthday celebration for a Latina girl, is quickly becoming an American event.

Paperback:

9780452288300 | Reprint edition (Plume, July 29, 2008), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, a “phenomenal, indispensable” (USA Today) exploration of the Latina “sweet fifteen” celebration, by the bestselling author of How the García Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of ButterfliesThe quinceañera, a celebration of a Latina girl’s fifteenth birthday, has become a uniquely American trend.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780143142195 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, August 2, 2007), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A cultural exploration of the Latina fifteenth birthday celebration traces the experiences of a Queens teen preparing for her quinceanera, in an account that documents the history of the celebration's traditions as well as its growing popularity.

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While writing her novel, Alma is sidetracked by the story of a much earlier idealist, Francisco Xavier Balmis, who in 1803 undertook the vaccination of the populations of Spain's American colonies against smallpox and who needed living 'carriers' of the vaccine so that it could survive the travel time across the ocean. Reprint.

Paperback:

9781565125582 | Reprint edition (Algonquin Books, April 27, 2007), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Suffering from writer's block, Alma finds herself enamored of a story involving Isabel, director of La Casa de Expositos, who selected twenty-two orphan boys to be live carriers of the smallpox vaccine in 1803.

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While writing her novel, Alma is sidetracked by the story of a much earlier idealist, Francisco Xavier Balmis, who in 1803 undertook the vaccination of the populations of Spain's American colonies against smallpox and who needed living 'carriers' of the vaccine so that it could survive the travel time across the ocean.
By Julia Alvarez and Jesus Vega (trans)

Paperback:

9781598205022 | Alfaguara, November 30, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Suffering from writer's block, Alma finds herself enamored of a story she stumbles upon which involves Isabel, director of La Casa De Expositos, who selected twenty-two orphan boys to be live carriers of the smallpox vaccine in 1803.

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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:

9780375900037, titled "En Busca De Milagros / Finding Miracles" | Laurel Leaf, June 13, 2006, 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.

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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:

9780553494075 | 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.

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Suffering from writer's block, Alma finds herself enamored of a story she stumbles upon which involves Isabel, director of La Casa De Expositos, who selected twenty-two orphan boys to be live carriers of the smallpox vaccine in 1803.

Hardcover:

9781565125100 | Algonquin Books, April 7, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Suffering from writer's block, Alma finds herself enamored of a story she stumbles upon which involves Isabel, director of La Casa De Expositos, who selected twenty-two orphan boys to be live carriers of the smallpox vaccine in 1803.

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Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.
By Julia Alvarez, Liliana Valenzuela (trans) and Beatriz Vidal (illustrator)

Prebinding:

9781417678228, titled "Un Regalo De Gracias / A Gift of Gracias: La Leyenda De La Altagracia" | Turtleback Books, October 11, 2005, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.

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Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.

Library:

9780679980032, titled "Un Regalo De Gracias / A Gift of Gracias: La Leyenda De La Altagracia" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 11, 2005, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.

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Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.
By Julia Alvarez, Liliana Valenzuela (trans) and Beatriz Vidal (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780553113433 | Dragonfly, October 11, 2005, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.

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Aware that their olive crop has failed and their dreams of success in their island colony may never be realized, young Maria is fearful of what is to come until she dreams of a beautiful woman who magically transforms the olive crop into a grove full of tasty oranges that completely alters the fate of her entire family!
By Julia Alvarez and Beatriz Vidal (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780375824258 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 11, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.

Library:

9780375924255 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 11, 2005, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.
By Julia Alvarez (editor), Liliana Valenzuela (trans) and Beatriz Vidal (illustrator)

Reinforced:

9780606336666 | Demco Media, October 11, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Book by Alvarez, Julia

Hardcover:

9789706515056 | Oceano De Mexico, February 1, 2001, cover price $16.67 | About this edition: Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

Reinforced:

9780606308342 | Demco Media, October 30, 2004, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Book by Alvarez, Julia

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.

Reinforced:

9780606308427 | Demco Media, October 30, 2004, cover price $14.53 | 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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