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Books in Gateways to the Sun series

  • The Quetzal's Journey

    Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy

    Paperback (Santillana USA Publishing Company, Nov. 1, 2002)
    From the Amazon rain forest to the Atacama desert, Latin America is without rival in its natural beauty, geographical jewels, and incredible variety of flora and fauna. The poetic flow of the text and the color illustrations take readers on a voyage into the wonders found south of the border.
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  • Eyes of the Jaguar

    Alma Flor Ada

    Paperback (Alfaguara, May 1, 2004)
    Many pre-Hispanic civilizations were the most advanced of their time. You will read about their advancements in agriculture, their profound research and understanding of medicinal plants, architechture, and astronomy, their intricate writing systems, and their prodigious artistic productions.
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  • Paths

    Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy

    Paperback (Alfaguara, Jan. 1, 2000)
    People who are dedicated to improve the lives of others possess special qualities. Jose Marti, Frida Kahlo, and Cesar Chavez are three such people. Explore their lives and the way each one helped to change our world.
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  • Dreaming Fish

    Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy

    Paperback (Santillana USA Publishing Co, )
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  • Steps

    Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy

    Paperback (Alfaguara, Nov. 1, 2002)
    Looks at the life and works of Rita Moreno, the Puerto Rican actress; Fernando Botero, the Colombian painter and sculptor; and Evelyn Cisneros, the Hispanic American ballet dancer.
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  • Happy Birthday, Little Red Riding Hood

    Alma Flor Ada

    Paperback (Santillana USA Publishing Company, Nov. 1, 2002)
    It's Little Red Riding Hood's birthday and we're all invited to celebrate. But first, we have to prepare for the party: invitations, the shopping list, the food, the party decor, and the gifts. Wait! We can’t forget the cake and the music.
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  • Smiles

    Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy

    Paperback (Santillana USA Publishing Co., Jan. 1, 2000)
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  • Top Hat

    Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy

    Paperback (Alfaguara, Nov. 1, 2002)
    Presents three short plays that feature surprising climaxes, including dramatizations of a family Christmas celebration and a neighborhood bicycle race, and a new look at "The Little Red Hen."
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  • Rat-a-Tat Cat

    Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy

    Paperback (Alfaguara, Nov. 1, 2002)
    Enter, stage left! Authors Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy have masterfully converted timeless traditional stories such as "The Three Little Goats," "The Little Lamb and the Buzzards, "and "Chicken Little" into entertaining theatrical plays. The vivid illustrations provide ideas for the creation of colorful costumes and masks.
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  • Pencils: Journal-d

    Alma Flor Ada, Isabel Campoy

    Paperback (Alfaguara, Jan. 30, 2000)
    An introduction to art and the many forms it takes. Includes short biographies of a few Hispanic American children's book illustrators, and activities for children to do.
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  • Singing Horse

    Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy

    Paperback (Santillana USA Publishing Co., Jan. 1, 1999)
    Poems by Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy, Jose Antonio Davila, Juan Bautista Grosso, Francisco Gabilondo Soler, and Angela Figuera Aymerich will delight children of all ages.
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  • A New Job for Perez, the Mouse

    Alma Flor Ada

    Paperback (Santillana USA Publishing Company, Nov. 1, 2002)
    Pérez the Mouse is the Hispanic version of the tooth fairy. All the children in the neighborhood have grown up, and Pérez finds a job as a mail carrier. Join him as he delivers the town folks’ mail and learns important lessons along the way.
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