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Argueta, Jorge

Overview
Works: 42 works in 88 publications in 2 languages and 7,578 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PQ7539.2.A67, J861.64
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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 932 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 711 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 616 libraries worldwide
Even though five-year-old Luna does not want to go to school for fear there may be monsters there, she agrees to give it a try
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 609 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 557 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
Tamalitos : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 479 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
La fiesta de las tortillas by Jorge Argueta( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 420 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 )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 395 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
Soledad sigh-sighs by Rigoberto González( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Soledad's friends help her discover the many things that she can do to entertain herself when she is alone in her apartment
Alfredito flies home by Jorge Argueta( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 357 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 )
3 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 348 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
La gallinita en la ciudad by Jorge Argueta( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 295 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
Zipitio by Jorge Argueta( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Rufina's mother helps her deal with Zipitio when he falls in love with her
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 )
2 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 10 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
La puerta del diablo = The devil's gate by Jorge Argueta( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in Spanish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
 
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English (33)
Spanish (30)
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