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Dona Flor
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Dona Flor

Written by Pat MoraAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Pat Mora
Illustrated by Raul ColonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Raul Colon



· Knopf Books for Young Readers
· Hardcover · October 11, 2005 · $15.95 · 978-0-375-82337-4 (0-375-82337-9)
Also available as a trade paperback.

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About this Book
Doña Flor is a giant woman who lives in a puebla with lots of families. She loves her neighbors–she lets the children use her flowers for trumpets, and the families use her leftover tortillas for rafts. So when a huge puma is terrifying the village, of course Flor is the one to investigate.
Featuring Spanish words and phrases throughout, as well as a glossary, Pat Mora’s story, along with Raúl Colón’s glorious artwork, makes this a treat for any reader, tall or small. Award-winning author Pat Mora’s previous book with Raúl Colón, Tomás and the Library Lady, received the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award, an IRA Teacher’s Choice Award, a Skipping Stones Award, and was also named a Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List title and an Americas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature commended title. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.