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The day it snowed tortillas / el día que nevó tortilla : Folk Tales Retold by Joe Hayes., Joe Hayes, (electronic resource)

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The day it snowed tortillas / el día que nevó tortilla : Folk Tales Retold by Joe Hayes.
Title
The day it snowed tortillas / el día que nevó tortilla
Title remainder
Folk Tales Retold by Joe Hayes.
Statement of responsibility
Joe Hayes
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Subject
Genre
Language
spa
Summary
Kids of all ages are always asking Joe Hayes, "How can it snow tortillas?" Well, now they'll know where to find the answer—at long last, Joe's signature book The Day It Snowed Tortillas is appearing in this new bilingual edition. Bloomsbury Review listed the original English-only edition as one of their fifteen all-time favorite children's books. Our bilingual edition has all the original stories as they have evolved in the last twenty years of Joe's storytelling. It also has new illustrations by award-winning artist Antonio Castro. Storytellers have been telling these stories in the villages of New Mexico since the Spanish first came to the New World over four hundred years ago, but Joe always adds his own nuances for modern audiences. The tales are full of magic and fun. In the title story, for instance, a very clever woman saves her silly husband from a band of robbers. She makes the old man believe it snowed tortillas during the night! In another story, a young boy gladly gives up all of his wages for good advice. His parents think he is a fool, but the good advice leads to wealth and a royal marriage. The enchantment continues in story after story—a clever thief tricks a king for his kingdom and a prince finds his beloved in a house full of wicked step-sisters. And of course, we listen again to the ancient tale of the weeping woman, La Llorona, who still searches for her drowned children along the riverbanks.Joe Hayes is one of America's premier storytellers. He is especially recognized for his bilingual telling of stories from the Hispanic culture of northern New Mexico. Joe lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico and travels extensively throughout the United States, visiting schools and storytelling festivals
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Hayes, Joe
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Text Difficulty 3
  • MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
  • 4.5
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ATOS Level
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Non-English Fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The day it snowed tortillas / el día que nevó tortilla : Folk Tales Retold by Joe Hayes., Joe Hayes, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781933693309
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(electronic bk)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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1c2ee217-88b3-4ac0-8c17-8a8b215d68be
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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remote
Label
The day it snowed tortillas / el día que nevó tortilla : Folk Tales Retold by Joe Hayes., Joe Hayes, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781933693309
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1c2ee217-88b3-4ac0-8c17-8a8b215d68be
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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