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Author: Carmen Lomas Garza; Harriet Rohmer; David Schecter
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Children's Book Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Spanish and English, Carmen Lomas Garza portrays her family's Mexican custom, her life as an artist, and the legends of her Aztec past through cut-paper work.
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Genre/Form: Pura Belpré Award, Illustrator: Winner
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Literatura juvenil
Named Person: Carmen Lomas Garza; Carmen Lomas Garza; Carmen Lomas Garza
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carmen Lomas Garza; Harriet Rohmer; David Schecter
ISBN: 089239157X 9780892391578 0892391839 9780892391837
OCLC Number: 39706839
Language Note: In English and Spanish.
Awards: Pura Belpré Illustrator Award, 2000.
Description: 30 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction = Introducción --
Nopal cactus = Nopalitos --
Offering for Antonio Lomas = Ofrenda para Antonio Lomas --
Dance for the day of the Dead = Baile en el Día de los Muertos --
Paper flowers = Flores de papel --
Little tortillas for Mother = Tortillitas para Mamá --
Horned toads = Camaleones --
Hummingbirds = Colibríes --
Fish = Peces --
Deer = Venado --
Turkey = Guajolote --
Eagle with rattllesnake = Águils con víbora de cascabel --
Danve and painting = Baile y pintura --
Flowery words = Palabras en flor --
Making papel picado = Haciendo papel picado.
Other Titles: Ventanas mágicas
Responsibility: cut-paper art and stories by Carmen Lomas Garza ; as told to Harriet Rohmer ; edited by David Schecter ; Spanish translation by Francisco X. Alarcón = Ventanas mágicas / papel picado y relatos de Carmen Lomas Garza ; contados a Harriet Rohmer ; editados por David Schecter ; traducidos al español por Francisco X. Alarcón.

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In her third book, the author of "Family Pictures/Cuadros de Familia" takes readers on a fascinating journey--in both English and Spanish--that explores her family, community, and ancestors through  Read more...

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"Vivid examples and simple explanations make this unusual art form intriguing and accessible."

 
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