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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
Paperback

Now available in Spanish, the book Horn Book called “a realistic and compelling account of a girl growing up too quickly while coming to terms with the cost of freedom.”

I wonder what it would be like to be free? Not to need wings because you don’t have to fly away... Read More
 





Antes de ser libres
Written by Julia Alvarez
Translated by Liliana Valenzuela
eBook

Now available in Spanish, the book Horn Book called “a realistic and compelling account of a girl growing up too quickly while coming to terms with the cost of freedom.”

I wonder what it would be like to be free? Not to need wings because you don’t have to fly away... Read More
 





Before We Were Free
Written by Julia Alvarez
Paperback

Anita de la Torre never questioned her freedom living in the Dominican Republic. But by her 12th birthday in 1960, most of her relatives have emigrated to the United States, her Tío Toni has disappeared without a trace, and the government’s secret police terrorize her remaining family because of their suspected... Read More
 





Before We Were Free
Written by Julia Alvarez
eBook

Anita de la Torre never questioned her freedom living in the Dominican Republic. But by her 12th birthday in 1960, most of her relatives have emigrated to the United States, her Tío Toni has disappeared without a trace, and the government’s secret police terrorize her remaining family because of their suspected... Read More
 





De como tia Lola aprendio a ensenar
Written by Julia Alvarez
Trade Paperback

Tia Lola is going back to school in this Spanish translation of How Tia Lola Learned to Teach!

Tia Lola has been invited to teach Spanish at her niece and nephew's elementary school, but Miguel wants nothing to do with it. He hasn't had an easy time adjusting to his new school... Read More
 





De como tia Lola aprendio a ensenar
Written by Julia Alvarez
eBook

Tia Lola is going back to school in this Spanish translation of How Tia Lola Learned to Teach!

Tia Lola has been invited to teach Spanish at her niece and nephew's elementary school, but Miguel wants nothing to do with it. He hasn't had an easy time adjusting to his new school... Read More
 





De como tia Lola salvo el verano
Written by Julia Alvarez
Trade Paperback

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... Read More
 





De como tia Lola salvo el verano
Written by Julia Alvarez
eBook

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... Read More
 





De como tia Lola termino empezando otra vez
Written by Julia Alvarez
Trade Paperback

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 &... Read More
 





De como tia Lola termino empezando otra vez
Written by Julia Alvarez
eBook

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 &... Read More
 





De como tia Lola vino (de visita) a quedarse
Written by Julia Alvarez
Trade Paperback

Julia Alvarez’s heartwarming novel—now in Spanish.

Moving to Vermont after his parents split, Miguel has plenty to worry about! Tía Lola, his quirky, carismática, and maybe magical aunt makes his life even more unpredictable when she arrives from the Dominican Republic to help out his Mami. Like her stories for adults, Julia... Read More
 





De como tia Lola vino (de visita) a quedarse
Written by Julia Alvarez
eBook

Julia Alvarez’s heartwarming novel—now in Spanish.

Moving to Vermont after his parents split, Miguel has plenty to worry about! Tía Lola, his quirky, carismática, and maybe magical aunt makes his life even more unpredictable when she arrives from the Dominican Republic to help out his Mami. Like her stories for adults, Julia... Read More
 





Devolver al Remitente (Return to Sender Spanish Edition)
Written by Julia Alvarez
Trade Paperback

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... Read More
 





Devolver al Remitente (Return to Sender Spanish Edition)
Written by Julia Alvarez
eBook

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... Read More
 





En Busca de Milagros
Written by Julia Alvarez
Paperback

MILLY KAUFMAN ES una adolescente estadounidense común y corriente que vive en el estado de Vermont hasta que un estudiante nuevo llamado Pablo llega a su escuela secundaria. Su acento exótico, su extraño sentido de la moda y el interés intenso que Milly despierta en él hacen que ella enfrente su... Read More
 





En Busca de Milagros
Written by Julia Alvarez
eBook

MILLY KAUFMAN ES una adolescente estadounidense común y corriente que vive en el estado de Vermont hasta que un estudiante nuevo llamado Pablo llega a su escuela secundaria. Su acento exótico, su extraño sentido de la moda y el interés intenso que Milly despierta en él hacen que ella enfrente su... Read More
 





Finding Miracles
Written by Julia Alvarez
Paperback

MILLY KAUFMAN IS an ordinary American teenager living in Vermont—until 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. As their relationship grows, Milly decides... Read More
 





Finding Miracles
Written by Julia Alvarez
eBook

MILLY KAUFMAN IS an ordinary American teenager living in Vermont—until 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. As their relationship grows, Milly decides... Read More
 





A Gift of Gracias
Written by Julia Alvarez
Illustrated by Beatriz Vidal
eBook

After their olive crop fails, Maria fears that her family will have to abandon their farm on the new island colony. Then, one night she dreams of a mysterious beautiful lady shrouded by trees with branches hung with hundreds of little suns. They are oranges like the ones Maria's parents once... Read More
 





How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay
Written by Julia Alvarez
eBook

A delightfully entertaining story of family and culture from acclaimed author Julia Alvarez.

Moving to Vermont after his parents split, Miguel has plenty to worry about! Tía Lola, his quirky, carismática, and maybe magical aunt makes his life even more unpredictable when she arrives from the Dominican Republic to help out his... Read More
 





How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay
Written by Julia Alvarez
Trade Paperback

A delightfully entertaining story of family and culture from acclaimed author Julia Alvarez.

Moving to Vermont after his parents split, Miguel has plenty to worry about! Tía Lola, his quirky, carismática, and maybe magical aunt makes his life even more unpredictable when she arrives from the Dominican Republic to help out his... Read More
 





How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay
Written by Julia Alvarez
Hardcover

A delightfully entertaining story of family and culture from acclaimed author Julia Alvarez.

Moving to Vermont after his parents split, Miguel has plenty to worry about! Tía Lola, his quirky, carismática, and maybe magical aunt makes his life even more unpredictable when she arrives from the Dominican Republic to help out his... Read More
 





How Tia Lola Ended Up Starting Over
Written by Julia Alvarez
eBook

Welcome to Tia 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 &...

Read More
 





How Tia Lola Ended Up Starting Over
Written by Julia Alvarez
Trade Paperback

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 &...

Read More
 





How Tia Lola Ended Up Starting Over
Written by Julia Alvarez
Hardcover

Welcome to Tia 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 &...

Read More
 

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