WorldCat Identities

Lachtman, Ofelia Dumas

Overview
Works: 22 works in 82 publications in 3 languages and 7,121 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ73, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ofelia Dumas Lachtman
 
Most widely held works by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman
Pepita talks twice = Pepita habla dos veces by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pepita wants to talk only English so she doesn't have to repeat herself; but in the end she recognizes that she is capable of speaking the language
Big enough = Bastante grande by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a treasured pinata is threatened, little Lupita discovers that she is big enough to help her mother
Pepita packs up by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As her family prepares to move to a new home, Pepita refuses to pack her toys or say goodbye to anyone, because saying goodbye might make her cry
Pepita takes time by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pepita thinks it doesn't matter that she is always late, until she finally realizes how her tardiness affects other people and herself
Pepita finds out by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pepita is afraid that her report about her family members may not be interesting, but she ultimately realizes that all of them play an important role in her life
Pepita thinks pink = Pepita y el color rosado by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pepita does not like the color pink and is dismayed to learn that it is the favorite color of the pink little girl who moves in next door
Pepita and the bully by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a mean-spirited girl bullies her for three days in a row, Pepita no longer wants to go to her new school
Tina and the scarecrow skins by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tina's mother doesn't seem to accept her new friend until the night Mama cooks tamales, and they learn they both speak the same language
The girl from Playa Blanca by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A world of adventure greets Elena and her little brother, Carlos, once they leave their Mexican seaside village to find their father, who has suddenly disappeared in the masses of immigrants attempting to make a living in Los Angeles in order to support families back home. When Elena and her little brother, Carlos, leave their Mexican seaside village to search for their immigrant father in Los Angeles, they encounter intrigue, crime, mystery, friendship, and love. A gothic romance in which a Mexican teenager & her young brother travel to Los Angeles in search of their father
Call me Consuelo by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After suddenly being orphaned, twelve-year-old Consuelo reluctantly moves in with her American grandmother while hoping to return soon to her Mexican American family
A shell for Angela by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment Angela, 9, saw her father led away by immigration officials, she spent her life denying her Mexican roots. Now, a grown woman, she feels guilty. The novel opens as she leaves her comfortable home in Los Angeles to return to a fishing village in Mexico to face the reality of her denial
Leticia's secret by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until she learns Leticia's shocking secret, eleven-year-old Rosario can't understand why adults fawn over this enigmatic cousin who does nothing but sit around the house. This intriguing, fast-paced novel for middle school readers traces the blossoming relationship between young Rosario Silva & her enigmatic cousin Leticia. As Rosario & Leticia begin to share more & more, from a love of reading & writing to an exciting night-time adventure, Rosario ultimately learns her cousin's shocking secret. Best Books for Young Teen Readers. Rosario, from a Mexican American family, shares many adventures with her cousin, the pretty Leticia, & is devastated to learn that she has a fatal disease
The summer of El Pintor by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When sixteen-year-old Monica and her widowed father go back to Los Angeles, reluctantly moving from a wealthy neighborhood to the barrio house her mother grew up in, Monica tries to locate a missing neighbor, and in the process learns about her mother's past
Pepita on Pepper Street by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pepita, unhappy about her family's move to a street where everything is new to her, is not very friendly to her neighbors as they pass by, but later has another chance to make friends
The truth about Las Mariposas by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When sixteen-year-old Caro Torres goes to help her Tia Matilda at her bed-and-breakfast in Two Sands, California, she ends up also helping her aunt fend off the attempts of her ex-husband to buy the property and steal the treasures that are hidden there
The trouble with Tessa by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Tessa's father inexplicably makes her change her summer plans, she spends the summer wondering what he is hiding, experimenting with magic spells, and making a new friend
Looking for La Única by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mysterious and valuable guitar is stolen from the shop belonging to old friends of her family, Monica determines to find out what really happened and to uncover the guitar's well-kept secret
A good place for Maggie by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Maggie Cruz leaves her mother's and stepfather's big city Los Angeles home in order to lead a simpler life in her grandfather's small town house and gains fresh perspective on her life
Suficiente grande by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Sommer voller Liebe by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Pepita talks twice = Pepita habla dos veces
Languages
English (66)

Spanish (12)

German (2)

Covers
Big enough = Bastante grandePepita packs upPepita takes timePepita finds outPepita thinks pink = Pepita y el color rosadoPepita and the bullyTina and the scarecrow skinsThe girl from Playa Blanca