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A movie in my pillow : poems

Author: Jorge Argueta; Elizabeth Gómez
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Children's Book Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jorgito lives in San Francisco's Mission District, but has not forgotten his native El Salvador. His memories of the volcanoes, his grandmother's stories, and the cornmeal "pupusas" form a patchwork of dreams that becomes a movie in his pillow.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
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Named Person: Jorge Argueta; Jorge Argueta
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Argueta; Elizabeth Gómez
ISBN: 0892391650 9780892391653
OCLC Number: 44713010
Language Note: In English and Spanish.
Description: 31 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: Pelicula en mi almohada
Responsibility: Jorge Argueta ; illustrations Elizabeth Gómez = Una película en mi almohada : poemas / Jorge Argueta ; ilustraciones Elizabeth Gómez.

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Jorgito lives in San Francisco's Mission District, but has not forgotten his native El Salvador. His memories of the volcanoes, his grandmother's stories, and the cornmeal "pupusas" form a patchwork of dreams that becomes a movie in his pillow.

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Multicultural Goldpiece

by tboggs01 (WorldCat user published 2009-10-01) Excellent Permalink

There should be a copy of this and other books by Jorge Argueta in every library in the U.S.  By sharing his life experiences through poetry and stories; Jorge opens up a world to a world. Readers young and old can appreciate the conflict and the real life situation told through poetry. ...
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