The Resource Antes de ser libres, Julia Alvarez, (electronic resource)

Antes de ser libres, Julia Alvarez, (electronic resource)

Label
Antes de ser libres
Title
Antes de ser libres
Statement of responsibility
Julia Alvarez
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
spa
Summary
Now available in Spanish, the book Horn Book called "a realistic and compelling account of a girl growing up too quickly while coming to terms with the cost of freedom." I wonder what it would be like to be free? Not to need wings because you don't have to fly away from your country?From award-winning author Julia Alvarez comes the story of Anita de la Torre, a 12-year-old girl living in the Dominican Republic in 1960. Most of her relatives have immigrated to the United States, her Tío Toni has disappeared, Papi has been getting mysterious phone calls about butterflies and someone named Mr. Smith, and the secret police have started terrorizing her family for their suspected opposition to the country's dictator. While Anita deals with a frightening series of events, she also struggles with her adolescence and her own personal fight to be free._____________________________________Ahora disponible en español, el libro que Horn Book ha descrito como "una historia realista y absorbente de una chica que ha crecido demasido rápido mientras asume el precio de la libertad". Me pregunto cómo se sentirá ser libre. No precisar de alas por no tener la necesidad de salir volando de su propio país. De la escritora Julia Álvarez, ganadora de varios premios, viene la historia de Anita de la Torre, una chica de doce años que vivió en la República Dominicana en el 1960. Muchos de sus parientes han inmigrado a los Estados Unidos, su tío Toni ha desaparecido, Papi ha estado recibiendo misteriosas llamadas telefónicas sobre mariposas, y de un tal Mr. Smith, y la policía secreta ha comenzado a aterrorizar a su familia por su supuesta oposición al dictador del país. Mientras Anita se enfrenta a estos sucesos misteriosos, también tiene que luchar por su adolescencia y su propio deseo de obtener su libertad
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alvarez, Julia
Intended audience
  • Text Difficulty 7 - Text Difficulty 12
  • LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
  • 5.6
Intended audience source
ATOS Level
Interest level
MG
PerformerNote
Narrator: Maria Siccardi
Reading level
5.6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Siccardi, Maria
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Juvenile Literature
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Antes de ser libres, Julia Alvarez, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (6 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780739386316
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ccb3e347-7131-42f8-a4e9-c371cd0da19a
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System details
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 181070 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Antes de ser libres, Julia Alvarez, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (6 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780739386316
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ccb3e347-7131-42f8-a4e9-c371cd0da19a
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System details
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 181070 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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