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Tortilla sun

Author: Jennifer Cervantes
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While spending a magical summer in New Mexico with her grandmother, twelve-year-old Izzy makes new friends, learns to cook, and for the first time hears stories about her father, who died before she was born.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Cervantes
ISBN: 9780811870153 0811870154 9781452131504 1452131503 1480658308 9781480658301
OCLC Number: 433548759
Awards: Winner of New Mexico Book Awards (Juvenile) 2011
Short-listed for Massachusetts Children's Book Award 2014
Short-listed for Rhode Island Children's Book Awards 2013
Description: 224 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The magic baseball --
One wish --
Bienvenida --
The whispering wind --
Pink and joy and the guy behind the wall --
Good heart, solid soul --
The cat-dog --
Unfinished stories and squished tomatoes --
Tortillas are like life --
The ghost trail --
The balloon in the church --
The secret ingredient --
Some threads are shorter than others --
Becoming a big sister --
$9.50 under budget --
Fireworks --
The storyteller --
Mateo's treasure map --
Bella and the marshmallow ghost --
The shattered truth --
Calling Dad --
The missing words --
An armful of dread --
Maggie's story --
A sign from heaven --
Tortilla sun --
Riding the skies --
Acknowledgments --
Author's note --
Glossary.
Responsibility: by Jennifer Cervantes.

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