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A library for Juana the world of Sor Juana Inés by Pat Mora

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mexican Women authors,
  • Biography,
  • Mexican Authors,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Childhood and youth,
  • Nuns,
  • Women

Book details:

About the Edition

A biography of the seventeenth-century Mexican poet, learned in many subjects, who became a nun later in life.

Edition Notes

Statementby Pat Mora ; illustrated by Beatriz Vidal ; [translated by Alan S. Trueblood]
ContributionsVidal, Beatriz, ill
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ7296.J6 Z6993 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24742106M
ISBN 100375806431
ISBN 109780375806438
LC Control Number2001050851
OCLC/WorldCa48773934

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A Library for Juana: The World of Sor Juana Inés. New York: Knopf. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Mora, Pat and Beatriz Vidal, A Library for Juana: The World of Sor Juana Inés. New York: Knopf, MLA Citation (style guide) Mora, Pat, and Beatriz Vidal. A Library for Juana: The World of Sor Juana Inés. First edition. The recipient of the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, A Library for Juana celebrates Juana Inés's incredible thirst for knowledge, and is lovingly written by renowned children's book author Pat Mora and gorgeously illustrated by Beatriz Vidal.   The recipient of the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, A Library for Juana celebrates Juana Inés's incredible thirst for knowledge, and is lovingly written by renowned children's book author Pat Mora and gorgeously illustrated by Beatriz : A Library for Juana: The World of Sor Juana Inés Illustrated by Beatriz Vidal Now back in print in paperback from Lee & Low books. Download a hi-res jpeg of the book jacket. “I am quiet like a turtle.” So promised Juana Inés, a little girl who loved words, on her first day of school.

From a very young age, Juana Inés loved words. When she was three years old, she followed her sister to school and begged the teacher to let her stay so she could learn how to read. Juana enjoyed poring over books and was soon making up her own stories, songs, and poems. Juana wanted to become a scholar, but career options for women were limited at this time. She decided to become a nun—Sor. A LIBRARY FOR JUANA: The World of Sor Juana Inés Pat Mora, Author, Beatriz Vidal, Illustrator, illus. by Beatriz Vidal. Knopf $ (40p) ISBN The recipient of the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, A Library for Juana celebrates Juana Inés's incredible thirst for knowledge, and is lovingly written by renowned children's book author Pat Mora and gorgeously illustrated by Beatriz Vidal. Explore our editors' picks for the best kids' books of the month /5(4). A Library for Juana: The World of Sor Juana Ines by Pat Mora and Beatriz Vidal. At the age of three, Juana Inés followed her older sisters to school and asked read more. At the age of three, Juana Inés followed her older sisters to school and asked the teacher to make her a student too.

This picture-book biography of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz brings the great 17th-century poet and intellectual, revered throughout Latin America, to the attention of English-speaking children. Graced by Vidal's (The Magic Bean Tree, not reviewed, etc.) exquisite gouache-and-watercolor illustrations, created with a magnifying glass and small brushes in the style of illuminated manuscripts, this. Welcome to the Juanamaria Library. Celebrate your child's birthday by donating a book to our library in their honor. This program was designed to encourage the pleasure of reading, giving and receiving, as well as adding to the selection of books in our library. Stop by and ask for a . Juana enjoyed poring over books and was soon making up her own stories, songs, and poems. Juana wanted to become a scholar, but career options for women were limited at this time. She decided to become a nun--Sor Juana In\u00E9s de la Cruz--in order to spend her life in solitude reading and writing. This picture book biography introduces Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, one of Mexico's most beloved scholars and poets. At the age of three, Juana promised her sister's teacher that she was "quiet like a turtle" so that she could stay at the school and learn to read.