Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale Collection

by Alma Flor Ada

Hardcover, 2006

Status

Available

Local notes

398.2 Ada

Collection

Publication

Atheneum Books for Young Readers (2006), 128 pages

Description

Presents the authors' retellings of twelve traditional tales accompanied by information on origins and different versions.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

128 p.; 8 inches

ISBN

9780689825835

Barcode

3687

User reviews

LibraryThing member debnance
I've never heard a single one of these stories before today, yet every one of them had elements that felt both oddly familiar and familiarly odd. I loved reading the stories and reading the stories of the stories. I carry away from this book a new sense of how interconnected we all are.
LibraryThing member kaitlinc23
This book is a good example of folktales because it is pasted down from generation to generation in the Hispanic culture.
Theme: Teaches lessons
Level: Intermediate
LibraryThing member hkent32
Short Summary: A collection of hispanic folktales with themes that many of us are familuar with (like happily ever after and once upon a time... but the spanish version)

personal reflection: This would be great to share to teach about foiktales and.or cultures. They are stories that are very relatable and still hold a sense of tradition from an unfamiliar culture.… (more)

Pages

128

Rating

(10 ratings; 3.8)
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