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Parra, John

Overview
Works: 21 works in 82 publications in 6 languages and 10,813 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Biography  Stories in rhyme  Biographies  Poetry  Historical poetry  Alphabet rhymes  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ8.3.T328, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Parra
Publications by John Parra
Most widely held works by John Parra
Gracias by Pat Mora( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,799 libraries worldwide
Un muchacho multirracial celebra la familia, la amistad y la diversión por contar algunas de las cosas cotidianas por las que está agradecido
Green is a chile pepper : a book of colors by Roseanne Thong( Book )
13 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,569 libraries worldwide
A little girl discovers all the bright colors in her Hispanic American neighborhood
Frida Kahlo and her animalitos by Monica Brown( Book )
5 editions published in 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,323 libraries worldwide
The fascinating Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is remembered for her self-portraits, her dramatic works featuring bold and vibrant colors. Her work brought attention to Mexican and indigenous culture and she is also renowned for her works celebrating the female form. Brown's story recounts Frida's beloved pets--two monkeys, a parrot, three dogs, two turkeys, an eagle, a black cat, and a fawn--and playfully considers how Frida embodied many wonderful characteristics of each animal. -- Amazon.com
Round is a tortilla : a book of shapes by Roseanne Thong( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,284 libraries worldwide
A little girl discovers things that are round, square, and rectangular in her Hispanic American neighborhood
Waiting for the Biblioburro by Monica Brown( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
When a man brings to a remote village two burros, Alfa and Beto, loaded with books the children can borrow, Ana's excitement leads her to write a book of her own as she waits for the BibliBurro to return. Includes glossary of Spanish terms and a note on the true story of Columbia's BiblioBurro and mobile libraries in other countries
My name is Gabriela : the life of Gabriela Mistral = Me llamo Gabriela : la vida de Gabriela Mistral by Monica Brown( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
Sumario en español: A Gabriela Mistral le encantaban las palabras, los sonidos y los cuentos. Nació en Chile y llegó a ser la primera mujer latina que ganara un Premio Nobel. Como poeta y como maestra, inspiró a niños de muchos países a expresar lo que pensaban
P is for piñata : a Mexico alphabet by Tony Johnston( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
"Using the alphabet, Mexico is introduced in this picture book using poetry and detailed expository text. A through Z topics include: adobe, Diego Rivera, Lady of Guadalupe, lava, prickly pear, and skeleton"--Provided by publisher
Marvelous Cornelius : Hurricane Katrina and the spirit of New Orleans by Phil Bildner( Book )
5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
A man known as the "Trashcan Wizard" sings and dances his way through the French Quarter in New Orleans, keeping his beloved city clean, until Hurricane Katrina's devastation nearly causes him to lose his spirit
When thunder comes : poems for civil rights leaders by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
A collection of poetry inspired by various leaders of civil rights. Featuring Coretta Scott King, Harvey Milk, Mohandas Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Sylvia Mendez, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mamie Carthan Till, Helen Zia, Josh Gibson, Dennis James Banks, Mitsuye Endo, Ellison Onizuka, Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Yunus, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner. Includes brief descriptions of each leader at the end of the book
Hey, wall : a story of art and community by Susan Verde( Book )
3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Armed with pencils, paints, dreams, and Grandma Addy's memories of how beautiful the neighborhood once was, Angel and others paint the big wall that had been cold, empty, and cheerless
Green is a chile pepper : a book of colors by Roseanne Thong( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
A little girl discovers all the bright colors in her Hispanic American neighborhood
Gracias = Thanks by Pat Mora( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Un muchacho multirracial celebra la familia, la amistad y la diversión por contar algunas de las cosas cotidianas por las que está agradecido
Tortillas are round : a book of shapes = Las tortillas son redondas : un libro de figuras geométricas by Roseanne Thong( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Una niña descubre un mundo de figuras geométricas a su alrededor: plazas cuadradas, banderas que son rectángulos perfectos, porciones de sandía que parecen triángulos ... ¡y mucho más!
Frida Kahlo and her animalitos by Monica Brown( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The story recounts how renowned Mexican artist Frida Kahlo embodied many of the wonderful characteristics of her beloved pets, including her parrot and two monkeys!
Me llamo Gabriela : la vida de Gabriela Mistral by Monica Brown( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Gabriela Mistral loved words, sounds and stories. Born in Chile, she would grow to become the first Nobel Prize-winning Latina woman in the world. As a poet and a teacher, she inspired children across many countries to let their voices be heard
One is a pinata by Roseanne Thong( Book )
1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In rhyming text, Hispanic children count the things, like pinatas and maracas, that can be seen in their neighborhood
My name is Gabriela = Mi nombre es Gabriela : the life of Gabriela Mistral = la vida de Gabriela Mistral by Monica Brown( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Gabriela Mistral, a teacher, poet, and the first Latina woman to win the Nobel Prize
El pájaro bondadoso = The kind bird ; Rosalinda by José Bonilla( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
This bilingual picturebook project was the collaborative effort of a team of Loudoun County high school students, an award-winning illustrator, John Parra, and the Loudoun County Public Library system. This project, known as "Journeys of my life", or "Viajes de mi vida", was the result of a partnership with Loudoun County Public Library and Loudoun County Public Schools. The team, students at Park View High School in Sterling, Virginia, worked with John Parra, to develop and produce these stories. "Journeys of my life" is part of the "Latino Americans: 500 years of history" public programming initiative of the National Endowment for the Humantities and the American Library Association
Las aventuras de Sofía = The adventures of Sofia ; Lucha por lo que quieres=Fight for what you want ; El viajes de Pablito y Linda=The journeys of Pablito and Linda by Ana Garcia-Morales( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
This bilingual picturebook project was the collaborative effort of a team of Loudoun County high school students, an award-winning illustrator, John Parra, and the Loudoun County Public Library system. This project, known as "Journeys of my life", or "Viajes de mi vida", was the result of a partnership with Loudoun County Public Library and Loudoun County Public Schools. The team, students at Park View High School in Sterling, Virginia, worked with John Parra, to develop and produce these stories. "Journeys of my life" is part of the "Latino Americans: 500 years of history" public programming initiative of the National Endowment for the Humantities and the American Library Association
La búsqueda de Ginger = The quest for Ginger ; El carnaval de San Miguel=The carnival of San Miguel by Kathleen Teel( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
This bilingual picturebook project was the collaborative effort of a team of Loudoun County high school students, an award-winning illustrator, John Parra, and the Loudoun County Public Library system. This project, known as "Journeys of my life", or "Viajes de mi vida", was the result of a partnership with Loudoun County Public Library and Loudoun County Public Schools. The team, students at Park View High School in Sterling, Virginia, worked with John Parra, to develop and produce these stories. "Journeys of my life" is part of the "Latino Americans: 500 years of history" public programming initiative of the National Endowment for the Humantities and the American Library Association
 
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파라, 존
パッラ, ジョン
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