Planting Stories

Planting Stories

The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre

Book - 2019
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"From the author of MONSTER TRUCK and STARRING CARMEN comes a gorgeous and lyrical story about Pura Belpre a Puerto Rican librarian who changed the world"-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062748683
0062748688
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Escobar, Paola - Illustrator

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Belpré Author Honor Book

"From the author of MONSTER TRUCK and STARRING CARMEN comes a gorgeous and lyrical story about Pura Belpre a Puerto Rican librarian who changed the world"

Role model biography, ages 5-9

Gr K-3, AR 4.0, Lexile 860 L, A picture book biography of one of the most significant and inspiring figures in library history. Pura Belpré, the first Puerto Rican librarian in New York City, initially arrived in Manhattan to attend her sister's wedding. Intrigued perhaps by the "hustle and ... Read More »

A picture book biography of one of the most significant and inspiring figures in library history. Pura Belpré, the first Puerto Rican librarian in New York City, initially arrived in Manhattan to attend her sister's wedding. Intrigued perhaps by the "hustle and bustle" of this "new... Read More »


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Amanda13seymour
Jul 29, 2019

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kljones85
Jul 01, 2019

The illustrations in this book are beautiful and it tells a lovely story about Pura Belpre immigrating to the United States and becoming the first bilingual librarian at the New York Public Library. Will definitely be using this as a Read Aloud book.

IndyPL_NicoleN Jun 07, 2019

This book is beautifully illustrated and tells of Pura Belpré's story of coming to the U.S. and becoming a storyteller in a public library.

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