4 edition of Elizabeth: a Puerto Rican-American child tells her story. found in the catalog.
Elizabeth: a Puerto Rican-American child tells her story.
A Puerto Rican-American girl living in East Harlem describes her family, social, and school life and her impressions of Puerto Rico after a visit there.
|LC Classifications||F128.9.P85 M64|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||74010713|
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Elizabeth: a Puerto Rican-American child tells her story. [Joe Molnar] -- A Puerto Rican-American girl living in East Harlem describes her family, social, and school life and her impressions of Puerto Rico after a visit there.
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Jim Pipe; David Antram 8 At Ellis Island Louise Peacock; Walter Lyon Krudop 5 9 Ellis Island Elaine Landau 10 We are Americans: Voices of the Immigrant Experience Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler SILENT DANCING combines poetry and prose to form an innovative and deeply personal narrative that explores Judith Ortiz Cofer's memories of her childhood spent between Puerto Rico and New Jersey.
Winner of the PEN/Martha Albrand Special Citation for Nonfiction. "This book is a treasure, a secret door opening onto memories locke/5(23). Delma S. Arrigoitia, historian, author; first person in the University of Puerto Rico to earn a master's degree in the field of history; inher book, Puerto Rico Por Encima de Todo: Vida y Obra de Antonio R.
Barceló, –, was recognized among the best in the category of "research and criticism" and awarded a first place prize by. Giannina Braschi (born February 5, ) is a Puerto Rican writer based in New York notable works include Empire of Dreams (), Yo-Yo Boing.
() and United States of Banana (). Braschi writes cross-genre works in Spanish, Spanglish, and English. Her story-telling incorporates elements of poetry, novel, musical theatre, metafiction, manifesto, and political philosophy.
Judith Ortiz Cofer (Febru – Decem ) was a Puerto Rican American author. Her critically acclaimed and award-winning work spans a range of literary genres including poetry, short stories, autobiography, essays, and young-adult fiction.
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At this stage, children may begin to understand the complexities of. This is a collection of short stories about various Puerto Rican-American teenagers who live in the same tenement building in New Jersey. Their stories converge and diverge throughout the book, but each story stands alone.
It is not necessary to read them all together/5(67). Browse this rich collection of picture books for children years old. You'll meet writers, artists, musicians, and others who made a difference through their creativity and work.
You'll also discover stories about families and everyday life in Hispanic communities, as well as books about joyful festivals and holidays. We've also included some favorite folktales and beautiful poetry inspired. As a child, Sonia Sotomayor devoured books. For her, they were everything: a connection with her family in Puerto Rico, a guide when she was diagnosed with diabetes, and a consolation and escape from grief when her father died.
Most importantly, they were the source of a dream: a future in which she could do anything. In her own words.
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Ready? Most of the books .This is a list of Puerto Ricans in the United States, including people born in the US of Puerto Rican descent and Puerto Ricans who live in the Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the US, it is easier to migrate to the US from Puerto Rico than from anywhere else in Latin America.
Currently, more than million Puerto Ricans and their descendants live in the US.