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Argueta, Jorge

Overview
Works: 43 works in 84 publications in 2 languages and 6,890 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Picture books  Folklore 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PQ7539.2.A67, J861.64
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jorge Argueta
Publications by Jorge Argueta
Most widely held works about Jorge Argueta
 
Most widely held works by Jorge Argueta
Sopa de frijoles : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 903 libraries worldwide
Sumario en español: Una receta, en forma de poema, para jóvenes y viejos para preparar una olla de barriga-llenado sopa de frijol
Xochitl and the flowers by Jorge Argueta( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Xochitl and her family, newly arrived in San Francisco from El Salvador, create a beautiful plant nursery in place of the garbage heap behind their apartment, and celebrate with their friends and neighbors
Moony Luna by Jorge Argueta( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 611 libraries worldwide
Five-year-old Luna is afraid she will find monsters at her new school until a kind teacher and her new classmates show her that she has nothing to fear
Arroz con leche : un poema para cocinar = Rice pudding : a cooking poem by Jorge Argueta( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Poetic fun in the kitchen with a recipe for an all time favorite, rice pudding. In English and Spanish
Guacamole : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 510 libraries worldwide
A little girl chef dons her apron, singing and dancing around the kitchen as she shows us what to do. Argueta's gift in seeing beauty, magic and fun in everything around him makes this book a treasure -- avocados are like green precious stones, salt falls like rain, cilantro looks like a little tree and the spoon that scoops the avocado from its skin is like an excavating tractor. As in the previous cooking poems, "Guacamole" conveys the fun and pleasure of making something delicious and healthy to eat for people you really love
La fiesta de las tortillas by Jorge Argueta( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
The author, who remembers the fragrant dishes prepared at his family's restaurant in El Salvador, recounts a mystery from his childhood involving tortillas
Talking with Mother Earth : poems by Jorge Argueta( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
This illustrated book for children presents poems which explore a Pipil Nahua Indian girl's connection to Mother Earth and how it heals the wounds of racism
Tamalitos : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Provides a poetic recipe for cheese tamalitos that not only offers instructions for making them but highlights the importance of corn in the foodways of the Americas
Zipitio by Jorge Argueta( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Rufina's mother helps her deal with Zipitio when he falls in love with her
La gallinita en la ciudad by Jorge Argueta( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Remembering her grandfather's promise to fly over from El Salvador to visit anytime she wants to see him, Natalia is determined to help the guinea hen she sees fly by her window in the city
Alfredito flies home by Jorge Argueta( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Alfredito and his family are getting ready to return to El Salvador for Christmas. It will be their first visit back since they left as refugees and made their way to California on foot. But this time they're flying!
Los árboles están colgando del cielo by Jorge Argueta( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Este libro ilustrado para niños contiene el cuento de un niño que es encantado por sus sueños lindos de árboles que tienen sus raices en las nubes de día y en las estrellas de noche
Trees are hanging from the sky by Jorge Argueta( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Trees are hanging from the sky, their roots are snakes, or sometimes rivers, their leaves are fish. Are those roots entwined in clouds or stars? Our hero's mother warns him about nightmares, but he doesn't mind because he loves these trees. Even so, it's a good thing his bed is close to the ground because he is a little bit scared of heights and, when his dream knocks him out of bed, he doesn't have far to fall
Alfredito regresa volando a su casa by Jorge Argueta( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 107 libraries worldwide
This Christmas Alfredito and his family are getting ready to take a trip to their old home in El Salvador. It is the first time they have returned since they had to flee as refugees several years ago, making the trip by land to California. But this time they will make the trip by airplane
A movie in my pillow : poems by Jorge Argueta( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 23 libraries worldwide
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
Las frutas del centro y otros sabores = Fruit from the center and other flavors by Jorge Argueta( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Corazón del barrio = Heart of the neighborhood : poems by Jorge Argueta( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The best match : a Mayan folk tale by Jorge Argueta( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A Mayan folk tale. Mama & Papa Mouse are looking for a husband for their daughter. He must be kind and gentle, but powerful too
Moony Luna. Luna, Lunita Lunera by Jorge Argueta( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Five-year old Luna doesn't want to go to school, but when her parents assure her that she will have a wonderful time playing and learning, she decides to give it a try
Love street by Jorge Argueta( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
 
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English (33)
Spanish (26)
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