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Julia Álvarez es la autora de De cómo las chicas García perdieron el acento, En el tiempo de las mariposas (un finalista del National Book Critics Circle Award) y ¡Yo!. También ha publicado dos colecciones de poesía y una colección de ensayos. Julia Álvarez vive en Vermont y en República Dominicana, donde dirige una cooperativa de café orgánico, y un centro de alfabetización y arte con su esposo.

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Antes de ser libres

Written by Julia Alvarez
Translated by Liliana Valenzuela


Format: Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: April 13, 2004
Price: $6.99

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Antes de ser libres

Written by Julia Alvarez
Translated by Liliana Valenzuela


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: July 7, 2010
Price: $6.99

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Before We Were Free

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: April 13, 2004
Price: $6.99

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Before We Were Free

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $6.99

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De cómo las muchachas García perdieron el acento

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $11.99

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De cómo las muchachas García perdieron el acento

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $15.00

Cuando las hermanas García —Carla, Sandra, Yolanda y Sofía— y sus padres huyen de la República Dominicana buscando refugio de la persecución política, encuentran un nuevo hogar en los Estados Unidos. Pero el Nueva York de los años sesenta es marcadamente diferente de la vida privilegiada, aunque conflictiva, que han dejado... Read more >
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De como tia Lola aprendio a ensenar

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $6.99

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De como tia Lola aprendio a ensenar

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 144 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $6.99

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De como tia Lola salvo el verano

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $6.99

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De como tia Lola salvo el verano

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 160 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $6.99

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De como tia Lola termino empezando otra vez

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $6.99

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De como tia Lola termino empezando otra vez

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $6.99

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De como tia Lola vino (de visita) a quedarse

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $6.99

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De como tia Lola vino (de visita) a quedarse

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 144 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $6.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Devolver al Remitente (Return to Sender Spanish Edition)

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $6.99

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Devolver al Remitente (Return to Sender Spanish Edition)

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $6.99

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En Busca de Milagros

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $6.50

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En Busca de Milagros

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $5.99

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En el nombre de Salomé

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: March 19, 2002
Price: $14.95

From the beloved author of How the García Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of Butterflies, an epic and intimate novel about two generations of women and the personal impact of history.

It the summer of 1960, Camila Henríquez Urena is about to travel from Poughkeepsie to Cuba to join... Read more >
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En el nombre de Salomé

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: August 24, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Finding Miracles

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $6.99

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Finding Miracles

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $6.99

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A Gift of Gracias

Written by Julia Alvarez
Illustrated by Beatriz Vidal


Format: eBook, 40 pages
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $9.99

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How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 160 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $6.99

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How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: August 13, 2002
Price: $6.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
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