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The First Tortilla: A Bilingual Story

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 47 Ratings and 16 Reviews

Book Description
The First Tortilla is a moving, bilingual story of courage and discovery. A small Mexican village is near starvation. There is no rain, and the bean and squash plants are dying.

Jade, a young village girl, is told by a blue hummingbird to take a gift to the Mountain Spirit. Then it will send the needed rain.

Burning lava threatens her, but Jade reaches the top of the volcano. T... More
Book Information
PublisherUniversity of New Mexico Press
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-100826342140
ISBN-13978-0826342140
Publication Date06/16/2007
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About Rudolfo Anaya (Author) : Rudolfo Anaya is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Rudolfo Anaya include ChupaCabra and the Roswell UFO, Zia Summer, The First Tortilla: A ... more
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About Amy Cordova (Illustrator) : Amy Cordova is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Amy Cordova include Juan the Bear and the Water of Life: La Acequia de Juan del Oso (Paso Por... more
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About Enrique R. Lamadrid (Translator) : Enrique R. Lamadrid is a published author and a translator of children's books. Published credits of Enrique R. Lamadrid include Juan the Bear and the Water of Life: La Acequia de Juan del Oso (Paso P... more
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