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Camacho, Blanca

Overview
Works: 83 works in 150 publications in 2 languages and 3,750 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Children's films  Psychological fiction  Animated films  Drama  Short films  Stories in rhyme  Picture books 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PZ8.3.Y76, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Blanca Camacho
Publications by Blanca Camacho
Most widely held works by Blanca Camacho
Saving the world by Julia Alvarez( file )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 970 libraries worldwide
A best-selling, Latin-American author living in Vermont, Alma stays behind when her husband travels to the Dominican Republic to help fight AIDS. She needs the time to work on her latest book, but she has terrible writer's block. Soon, her focus is diverted to an entirely new story, that of the early 19th-century anti-smallpox expedition of Dr. Francisco Balmis. Accompanying Dr. Balmis was Doą Isabel, who cared for the orphan boys serving as living carriers of the smallpox vaccine. It is the narrative of the courageous Doña Isabel that provides hope and inspiration when Alma's husband is taken captive
The night before Christmas ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
The night before Christmas: Clement C. Moore's classic poem about a visit from St. Nicholas. Max's Christmas: Max is told he can't stay up to see Santa, but he sneaks downstairs anyway. Will Santa still come if Max is awake? Morris's disappearing bag: Morris thinks his brother and sister have better Christmas presents, but then he finds something very special in the last box under the tree. Owl moon: A young girl and her father take a magical night-time walk through the snowy woods in search of the great horned owl
Too many tamales by Gary Soto( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Everyone is coming for Christmas dinner at Maria's house. She and her mother prepare by kneading the "masa" to make tamales. When her mother takes off the ring, Maria tries it on - and is beside herself, when hours later, she thinks it has been kneaded into the tamales. How many can you eat?
Wheels on the bus : and other stories for the very young by Melissa Leebaert( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
The wheels on the bus: Join the fun when this classic children's ditty comes gloriously to life
Stories from the Hispanic tradition ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Chato's kitchen: 'Cool cat' Chato invites a family of mice for dinner. They ask if they can bring a friend, who is also 'cool.' Chato and his guests have a very nice time, but in a much different manner than Chato had anticipated! Too many tamales: Everyone is coming for Christmas dinner at Maria's house. She and her mother prepare by kneading the "masa" to make tamales. When her mother takes off her ring, Maria tries it on, and is beside herself when, hours later, she thinks it has been kneaded into the tamales
Owen by Kevin Henkes( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Los padres de Owen intentan conseguirlo entrega su manta preferida antes de que el comience la escuela, pero cuando sus esfuerzos fallan, ellos alcanzan una solucion que haga todo feliz
¡Qué montón de tamales! by Gary Soto( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 111 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
How do dinosaurs say good night? by Jane Yolen( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Follow along as eleven different dinosuar children and their prehistoric parents give a big kiss, turn out the light, tuck in their tails, and whisper "good night." Filled with wonderful detail, humor, and priceless expressions
¿Tu mamá es una llama? = Is your mama a llama? by Deborah Guarino( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 91 libraries worldwide
A young llama asks his friends if their mamas are llamas and finds out, in rhyme, that their mothers ar other types of animals
Leo, el retoño tardío by Robert Kraus( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Leo, a young tiger, finally blooms under the anxious eyes of his parents
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
As a child Great-aunt Alice Rumphius resolved that when she grew up she would go to faraway places, live by the sea in her old age, and do something to make the world more beautiful--and she does all those things, the last being the most difficult of all
All night bodega ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
After being arrested for a crime she didn't commit and being thrown out of her house, Venus joins a gang of drug dealers who offer her shelter and protection. Only after a deadly holdup, does she understand the terrible reality of the life she's chosen
How do dinosaurs eat their food? by Jane Yolen( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Describes how a dinosaur eats, with no rude noises and while sitting very still
Cómo dan las buenas noches los dinosaurios? by Jane Yolen( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss
Owen ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Owen's parents try to get him to give up his favorite blanket before he starts school. When their efforts fail, they come up with a compromise that works for everyone. In flashbacks, viewers see LeVar as a child as he shares how he dealt with changes--from adjusting to a new sibling to attending the first day of kindergarten. Includes a visit to comic book creators and shows how they write and illustrate picture books
Winter holiday stories from around the world ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
The Night Before Christmas: The story of Santa's visit on a snowy Christmas Eve is beautifully brought to life with illustrations and festive music
How do dinosaurs get well soon? by Jane Yolen( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Describes what a young dinosaur should do in order to quickly get over being sick
 
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English (37)
Spanish (23)
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