Gathering the Sun: An Alphabet in Spanish and English: Bilingual Spanish-English (Hardcover)

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By Alma Flor Ada, Simon Silva (Illustrator)
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Translated by Rosa Zubizarreta.

Simple poems and glorious paintings offer a deeply moving portrait of migrant Chicano farmworker families at work and play.

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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780688139032
ISBN-10: 0688139035
Publisher: HarperCollins Espanol
Publication Date: April 28th, 1997
Pages: 40
Language: English