Juan the bear and the water of life = La acequia de Juan del oso (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Juan the bear and the water of life = La acequia de Juan del oso

Author: Enrique R Lamadrid; Juan Estevan Arellano; Amy Córdova
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [2013], 2008.
Series: Pasó por aquí.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Although treated as outcasts, three superhuman friends, including Juan del Oso whose father was a bear, create an irrigation system for New Mexico's Mora Valley.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Government publication, Juvenile audience, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Enrique R Lamadrid; Juan Estevan Arellano; Amy Córdova
ISBN: 9780826345448 0826345441
OCLC Number: 829815591
Language Note: Text in English and Spanish.
Notes: 1st paperbound printing, 2013"--Title page verso.
Originally published 2008.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Series Title: Pasó por aquí.
Other Titles: Acequia de Juan del oso
Responsibility: retold and translated by Enrique R. Lamadrid & Juan Estevan Arellano ; illustrations by Amy Córdova.

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La Acequia del Rito y la Sierra in the Mora Valley is the highest and most famous traditional irrigation system in New Mexico. This children's tale shares a different version of a celebrated story  Read more...

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...[an] engaging tale....children of all ethnic backgrounds will enjoy this story about animals with human characteristics....A good choice for public libraries that serve bicultural families, and Read more...

 
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