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López, Rafael 1961-

Overview
Works: 34 works in 129 publications in 4 languages and 16,333 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Picture books  Fiction  Biography  Poetry  History  Cumulative tales  Biographies  Haiku  Local history 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ73, E
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Publications about Rafael López
Publications by Rafael López
Most widely held works by Rafael López
Book fiesta! : celebrate Children's Day/book day = Celebremos el día de los niños/el día de los libros by Pat Mora( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,409 libraries worldwide
A picture book celebrating Children's Day, El Dia De Los Ninos. Bilingual format
Drum dream girl : how one girl's courage changed music by Margarita Engle( Book )
11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,989 libraries worldwide
Follows a girl in the 1920s as she strives to become a drummer, despite being continually reminded that only boys play the drums, and that there has never been a female drummer in Cuba. Includes note about Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, who inspired the story, and Anacaona, the all-girl dance band she formed with her sisters
The cazuela that the farm maiden stirred by Samantha R Vamos( Book )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,905 libraries worldwide
A cumulative tale of a farm maiden who, aided by a group of animals, prepares "Arroz con Leche," or rice pudding. Includes recipe and glossary of the Spanish words that are woven throughout the text
Maybe something beautiful : how art transformed a neighborhood by F. Isabel Campoy( Book )
9 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,575 libraries worldwide
"Mira lives in a gray and hopeless urban community until a muralist arrives and, along with his paints and brushes, brings color, joy, and togetherness to Mira and her neighbors"--
My name is Celia : the life of Celia Cruz = Me llamo Celia : la vida de Celia Cruz by Monica Brown( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 1,381 libraries worldwide
A bilingual portrait of the "Queen of Salsa" describes her childhood in Cuba, her musical career, and her move to the United States, and explains how her music brought her native Cuba to the world
Tito Puente, Mambo King = Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo by Monica Brown( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
A vibrant bilingual picture-book biography that portrays the musical and cultural phenomenon of Tito Puente, Mambo King
Yum! ¡MmMm! ¡Qué rico! : Americas' sproutings by Pat Mora( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
"From blueberries to vanilla, indigenous foods of the Americas are celebrated in this bilingual collection of haiku, which also includes information about each food's origins"--Provided by publisher
Bravo! : poems about amazing Hispanics by Margarita Engle( Book )
7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,233 libraries worldwide
"Bold, graphic portraits and beautiful poems present famous and lesser-known Latinos from varied backgrounds who have faced life's challenges in creative ways"--Provided by publisher
What's your favorite color? by Eric Carle( Book )
3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 885 libraries worldwide
Fifteen children's book artists, including Lauren Castillo, Frann Preston-Gannon, and Melissa Sweet, share their favorite colors and explain why they love them. This personal collection will inspire readers to create favorite-color drawings and stories of their own
Our California by Pam Muñoz Ryan( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 713 libraries worldwide
A rhyming trip through the author's home state of California celebrates its major cities and regions and offers facts about the state and its symbols
The day you begin by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Other students laugh when Rigoberto, an immigrant from Venezuela, introduces himself but later, he meets Angelina and discovers that he is not the only one who feels like an outsider
Drum dream girl : how one girl's courage changed music ( visu )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
A young girl fulfills her dreams in this video treatment of the acclaimed Pura Belpre' Award winner. -- Girls cannot be drummers. Long ago on an island filled with music, no one questioned that rule--that is, until the drum dream girl. When at last her dream-bright music was heard, it was decided everybody should be free to drum and dream. Inspired by the childhood of Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, a Chinese-African-Cuban girl who broke Cuba's traditional taboo against female drummers
Yum! mmmm! qué rico! : brotes de las Américas by Pat Mora( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Collection of haikus featuring food of the Americas with background information
Maybe something beautiful : how art transformed a neighborhood ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Mira lives in a gray and hopeless urban community until a muralist arrives and, along with his paints and brushes, brings color, joy, and togetherness to Mira and her neighbors
The cazuela that the farm maiden stirred by Samantha R Vamos( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
A cumulative tale of a farm maiden who, aided by a group of animals, prepares "Arroz con Leche," or rice pudding. A recipe and glossary of the Spanish words that are woven throughout the text are included
Yum! mmmm! qué rico! : [Americas' sproutings] by Pat Mora( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
From blueberries to vanilla, indigenous foods of the Americas are celebrated in this bilingual collection of haiku, which also includes information about each food's origins
El día en que descubres quién eres by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
2 editions published in 2018 in Spanish and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Other students laugh when Rigoberto, an immigrant from Venezuela, introduces himself but later, he meets Angelina and discovers that he is not the only one who feels like an outsider
Celebrate Children's Day/book day = Celebremos el día de los niños/el día de los libros by Pat Mora( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Children read aloud in various settings to celebrate of El día de los niños, or Children's Day, in this bilingual story. Includes facts about Mexico's annual celebration of children and the book fiestas that are often included
Drum dream girl by Margarita Engle( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Follows a girl in the 1920s as she strives to become a drummer, despite being continually reminded that only boys play the drums, and that there has never been a female drummer in Cuba. Includes note about Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, who inspired the story, and Anacaona, the all-girl dance band she formed with her sisters
Book fiesta! : celebrate children's day/book day : a bilingual picture book by Pat Mora( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Children read aloud in various settings to celebrate El día de los niños, or Children's Day, in this bilingual story. Includes facts about Mexico's annual celebration of children and the book fiestas that are often included
 
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Alternative Names
Acosta, Rafael López
Acosta Rafael López 1961-....
López Acosta, Rafael
López Acosta, Rafael 1961-
López, Rafael
Rafael López award-winning illustrator and artist
Rafael López (illustrator and artist) kunstschilder uit Mexico
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