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A movie in my pillow

Author: Jorge Argueta; Elizabeth Gómez
Publisher: San Francisco, California : Children's Book Press/Libros Para Niños, [2001]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : Spanish
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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: Poetry
Juvenile materials
Translations
Translations into English
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 Spanish and English.
Awards: Winner of Americas Award for Children & Young Adult Literature (Picture Book) 2001
Winner of Independent Publisher Book Awards (Multicultural Fic Y/A) 2002
Short-listed for Children's Books of Distinction Awards (Poetry) 2002
Description: 31 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Poems.
Película en mi almohada
Responsibility: poems, Jorge Argueta ; illustrations, Elizabeth Gómez = Una película en mi almohada / poemas, Jorge Argueta ; ilustraciones, Elizabeth Gómez.

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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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