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Camacho, Blanca

Overview
Works: 81 works in 114 publications in 2 languages and 3,556 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Children's audiobooks  Children's films  Animated films  Motion pictures  Psychological fiction  Drama  Short films  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PZ8.3.Y76, E
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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 )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,033 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 578 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 )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 257 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 )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
The wheels on the bus: Join the fun when this classic children's ditty comes gloriously to life
Is your mama a llama? by Deborah Guarino( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 149 libraries worldwide
A young llama asks his friends if their mamas are llamas and finds out, in rhyme, that their mothers are other types of animals
Owen by Kevin Henkes( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 138 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
Stories from the Hispanic tradition ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 138 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
Que monton de tamales by Gary Soto( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 98 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 )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 89 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
Leo, el retoño tardío by Robert Kraus( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Leo, a young tiger, finally blooms under the anxious eyes of his parents
All night bodega ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 66 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
Cómo dan las buenas noches los dinosaurios? by Jane Yolen( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 61 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
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 56 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
Owen ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Owen's parents try to get him to give up his favorite blanket before he starts school, but when their efforts fail, they come up with a solution that makes everyone happy
Is your mama a llama? --and more stories about growing up by Deborah Guarino( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Is your mama a llama? Lloyd the llama asks all kinds of baby animals his question. Will he ever get the answer he longs to hear? Leo the late bloomer: What's the matter with Leo? He can't read, write or speak like the other baby animals can. Will Leo ever bloom? Elizabeti's doll: When her new baby brother arrives, Elizabeti wants a baby of her own. She finds a rock that will make a perfect baby! Is she ready to care for her own child? Goose: A baby goose grows up in a loving family of woodchucks, but she still feels lonely and different, until she finds her wings!
Sense suspense : a guessing game for the five senses by Bruce McMillan( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Readers must guess which of the five senses apply to the mysterious photographs which illustrate life on the Puerto Rican island of Culebra
Winter holiday stories from around the world ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Too many tamales: Everyone is coming for Christmas 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
How do dinosaurs eat their food? by Jane Yolen( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 40 libraries worldwide
With methods of eating and manners that are probably all too familiar to children and adults, these mischievous dinosaurs show in a big way that burping, spilling, playing with one's food and outright refusing to eat are not the best ways to enjoy a meal
How do dinosaurs say good night? by Jane Yolen( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 35 libraries worldwide
In this imaginary childhood world, dinosaurs are large beasts who loom over their human parents-but who have perfect manners when it's time to go to bed
How do dinosaurs get well soon? by Jane Yolen( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 33 libraries worldwide
From enormous sneezes to gigantic wails, the outrageous antics of these mischievous ailing dinosaurs will strike a chord and bring a smile to any child or grown-up who has ever sniffed, snuffled, coughed or ached
 
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