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Cuervo, Alma 1951-

Overview
Works: 61 works in 167 publications in 1 language and 8,162 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Case studies  Christian fiction  History  Chick lit 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PS3566.I372, 813.54
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Publications about Alma Cuervo
Publications by Alma Cuervo
Most widely held works by Alma Cuervo
Handle with care by Jodi Picoult( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 953 libraries worldwide
Charlotte O'Keefe's daughter is born with osteogenesis imperfecta and will endure endless broken bones. Facing unthinkable medical costs, Charlotte considers a troubling solution. If she goes to court and says she would have terminated the pregnancy had she known of her daughter's condition, she might get enough money for a lifetime of medical expenses
Love walked in by Marisa De los Santos( Computer File )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 869 libraries worldwide
Thirty-one-year-old Cornelia Brown adores classic romantic films. Anything starring Jimmy Stewart or Cary Grant will do nicely, especially The Philadelphia Story. Unapologetically idealistic about love, Cornelia appears to catch the break of a lifetime when the dashing Martin Grace, her own personal Cary Grant, comes strolling into her life. But Cornelia's life truly changes one snowy day when she looks up to find troubled 11-year-old Clare Hobbes standing before her
A drowned maiden's hair by Laura Amy Schlitz( file )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 864 libraries worldwide
At the Barbary Asylum for Female Orphans, eleven-year-old Maud is adopted by three spinster sisters moonlighting as mediums who take her home and reveal to her the role she will play in their seances
Identical strangers a memoir of twins separated and reunited by Elyse Schein( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
This is the true story of Elyse Schein and Paula Bernstein, who shared a personal history for more than three decades--and didn't know it. In her mid-30s, Schein finally decided to call an adoption agency to learn about her biological mother. Not expecting much, she instead got the surprise of her life. Her identical twin sister, Bernstein, lived just minutes away
The center cannot hold my journey through madness by Elyn R Saks( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Professor of psychiatry Elyn R. Saks writes about her struggle with schizophrenia in this unflinching account of her mental illness. Saks draws readers into a nightmare world of medications, a misguided health care system, and social stigmas. But she would not be defeated. With a strength and force of will that most can only imagine, Saks reclaimed her life and went on to achieve great success
Evidence of murder by Lisa Black( file )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
A dead woman has been found in the woods, and the cause is unclear. The leading theory is that she wandered off and froze, but investigator Theresa MacLean senses something far more sinister
Great house a novel by Nicole Krauss( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
Nicole Krauss presents a series of stories, all of which are connected by a desk. An American novelist has been using a desk inherited from a young Chilean poet who disappeared under shady circumstances. But when the poet's daughter claims possession of the desk, the writer is crushed. In London, a man discovers that his dying wife has been hiding a terrible secret. In 1944 Jerusalem, an antiques dealer attempts to restore his father's study after it was plundered by the Nazis in Budapest
Too many tamales by Gary Soto( Computer File )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
Maria tries on her mother's wedding ring while helping make tamales for a Christmas family get-together. Panic ensues when hours later, she realizes the ring is missing
Dust by Elizabeth Bear( file )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
After her wings are shorn in battle, the angel Perceval is held captive in an aging spaceship, served by her lost sister and servant girl Rien, and the two must escape together if they are to stop a war and save both of their houses
Broadway in love ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
A collection of beautiful, romantic and timeless songs in theatrical memory
Uncommon women and others by Wendy Wasserstein( Computer File )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
An adaptation for television of the Phoenix Theatre's production of Wendy Wasserstein's play about five friends who hold a reunion seven years after their graduation from Mount Holyoke
Adios, Oscar! a butterfly tale by Peter Elwell( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Despite his friends' teasing, Oscar the caterpillar studies to prepare for becoming a butterfly and migrating to Mexico, so when things do not turn out as he expects, he is still able to make his dream come true
Canary Island song by Robin Jones Gunn( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Carolyn takes a break from her widowed San Francisco existence to celebrate her mother's 70th birthday in the Canary Islands. As her mother's gentle affection and the islands' soothing allure soften Carolyn's heart, a Flamenco dance lesson, a defining camel ride, and the steady gaze of an old flame reawaken feelings she thought were forever gone
Road show by Stephen Sondheim( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Doña Flor by Pat Mora( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Doña Flor, a giant lady with a big heart, sets off to protect her neighbors from what they think is a dangerous animal, but soon discovers the tiny secret behind the huge noise
Nada by Carmen Laforet( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Called a Spanish Gothic, this haunting tale of a girl and her bizarre family life during the Franco regime in Spain is available for the first time in English. As 18-year-old Andrea stuggles to transition into adulthood, so does her country
The scarlet thread a novel by Francine Rivers( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
When Sierra discovers her young ancestor's handcrafted quilt and reads her journal, she finds that their lives are very similar. By following her ancestor's example, she learns to surrender to God's sovereignty and unconditional love
Uncharted by Angela Elwell Hunt( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Every year for two decades, David Payne invites his five closest college friends to travel with him on a weeklong humanitarian mission. And each year, they are too busy. This year, however, when David's funeral re-unites them, they decide to fulfill his mission to a far-flung Pacific island. But something unplanned and mind-boggling occurs
Grail by Elizabeth Bear( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The ship Jacob's Ladder has arrived at its destination - the planet they call Grail. But Grail is populated by humans already, who call their home Fortune. They are wary of sharing Fortune, particularly with genetically engineered humans. Meanwhile, a murder aboard Jacob's Ladder indicates that there are enemies among the crew
Good-bye, Havana! Hola, New York! by Edie Colón( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
When Fidel Castro's government takes over their restaurant in 1960, six-year-old Gabriella and her parents move from Cuba to New York City
 
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