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Alma Flor Ada and YOU Volume II (The Author and YOU) (v. 2) Alma Flor Ada

Alma Flor Ada and YOU Volume II (The Author and YOU) (v. 2)

Alma Flor Ada

Published January 1st 2008
ISBN : 9781591582281
Paperback
128 pages
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Following up on the first volume featuring prolific author Alma Flor Ada, this second volume offers further insight into her life and writing. Here, the author discusses her work as a poet, dramatist, writer of memoir, reteller of folktales andMoreFollowing up on the first volume featuring prolific author Alma Flor Ada, this second volume offers further insight into her life and writing. Here, the author discusses her work as a poet, dramatist, writer of memoir, reteller of folktales and legends for children, and translator. She discusses her collaborative work and the processes involved in working with illustrators, songwriters, and co-author Isabel Campoy. Her work as a translator and promoter of Spanish and English books for all children--well known and valued in bilingual education-is also detailed. Finally, the book furnishes useful ideas and activities for using the authors books in the classroom to spark the writer within every young reader. Grades K-12.Following up on the first volume featuring prolific author Alma Flor Ada, this second volume offers further insight into her life and work. Here, the author discusses her work as a poet, dramatist, writer of memoir, reteller of folktales and legends for children, and Spanish language translator. She discusses her collaborative work and the processes involved in working with illustrators, songwriters, and co-author Isabel Campoy with whom, she has founded her own publishing company, Del Sol Books. Her work as a translator and promoter of Spanish and English books for all children--well known and valued in bilingual education-is also detailed. Finally, drawing on the authors years of experience as a professor of Education and her many author visits to schools, the book furnishes useful ideas and activities for using the authors books in the classroom to spark the writer within every young reader. Grades K-12.