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Ventura, Gabriela Baeza

Overview
Works: 93 works in 280 publications in 2 languages and 21,648 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Nature stories  Cumulative tales  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ73, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gabriela Baeza Ventura
Growing up with tamales = Los tamales de Ana by Gwendolyn Zepeda( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six-year-old Ana looks forward to growing older and being allowed more responsibility in making the tamales for the family's Christmas celebrations
The bakery lady by Pat Mora( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monica, who wants to be a baker like her grandmother, finds the doll hidden in the bread on the feast for the Three Kings and thus gets to bake cookies for the next fiesta
Dalia's wondrous hair = El cabello maravilloso de Dalia by Laura Lacámara( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cuban girl transforms her long and unruly hair into a garden
The party for Papá Luis by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative tale in which Papá Luis's family and friends make preparations for his birthday fiesta, complete with piñata, cake, and a clown
The empanadas that abuela made / Las empanadas que hacía la abuela / por Diane Gonzales Bertrand ; ilustraciones de Alex Pardo DeLange ; traducción al español de Gabriela Baeza Ventura by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told in the style of a cumulative folk song, a grandmother makes empanadas, a traditional Hispanic treat, for her family. Includes recipe
Recovering the U.S. Hispanic literary heritage by Gabriela Baeza Ventura( )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day without sugar by Diane De Anda( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because ten-year-old Tito is at risk of developing diabetes like some of his relatives, Tia Sofia spends a day teaching him and his cousins about healthy, low-sugar or sugar-free treats
Alicia's fruity drinks by Lupe Ruiz-Flores( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After enjoying a blended fruit drink called aguas frescas during a festival celebrating Mexico's independence, seven-year-old Alicia and her mother make their own at home, then invite Alicia's soccer team over to try them
Remembering Grandma by Teresa Armas( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorena shares beautiful memories with her grandfather as they look through a chest of things belonging to her dead grandmother
Grandma's chocolate / El chocolate de Abuelita / por Mara Price ; ilustraciones de Lisa Fields ; traducción al español de Gabriela Baeza Ventura by Mara Price( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuando viene la Abuelita de vista desde México, trae regalos que hacen a Sabrina sentirse como una princesa maya
Clara and the curandera by Monica Brown( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clara's grumpiness leads her mother to take her to a neighbor who is a curandera, or healer, and although she is puzzled by her "treatment," Clara dutifully helps her neighbors, is kind to her siblings, and reads more books for a week
Magda's piñata magic by Becky Chavarría-Cháirez( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tío Manuel brings home a very special piñata for Gabriel's birthday party, his sister Magda figures out an ingenious way to preserve it and still make the party guests happy
The remembering day by Pat Mora( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long ago in what would come to be called Mexico, as Mama Alma and her granddaughter, Bella, recall happy times while walking in the garden they have tended together since Bella was a baby, Mama Alma asks that after she is gone her family remember her on one special day each year. Includes facts about The Remembering Day, El dia de los muertos
Butterflies on Carmen Street by Monica Brown( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While she and her classmates wait for the caterpillars they are raising to be transformed into Monarch butterflies, Julianita's grandfather tells her about the annual migration of these butterflies to his hometown in Mexico
Sunflowers / Girasoles / por Gwendolyn Zepeda ; ilustraciones de Alisha Ann Guadalupe Gambino ; traducción al español de Gabriela Baeza Ventura by Gwendolyn Zepeda( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After helping her grandfather plant squash, onions, carrots, cabbage, and other vegetables that her mother uses in soups and salsas, seven-year-old Marisol plants sunflower seeds in her neighbors' yards, and weeks later, everyone gets to enjoy the fruits of Marisol's labor
Sofia and the purple dress by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third-grader Sofia wants to wear a beautiful, hand-me-down dress to her cousin Rosario's quincea?ara, but first she will have to lose some weight by exercising and eating healthier foods, with help from her mother and sister
Level up by Gwendolyn Zepeda( )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David is always about to reach a new level of a video game when his friends invite him to play outside, but while the game is broken, he discovers that learning to skateboard or play basketball can be like "leveling up" in real life
Agua, agüita by Jorge Argueta( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in Spanish and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes--in English, Spanish, and Nahuat--the life cycle of water from the perspective of one drop"--
Dancing with the devil and other tales from beyond = Bailando con el diablo y otros cuentos del más allá by René Saldaña( )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of traditional tales based on Mexican American lore with a contemporary twist
Adelita and the veggie cousins by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her first day at a new school, Adelita makes new friends through a lesson on vegetables, including how some vegetables are "cousins" because they share certain characteristics
 
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Remembering Grandma
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The bakery ladyThe party for Papá LuisThe empanadas that abuela made / Las empanadas que hacía la abuela / por Diane Gonzales Bertrand ; ilustraciones de Alex Pardo DeLange ; traducción al español de Gabriela Baeza VenturaRemembering GrandmaGrandma's chocolate / El chocolate de Abuelita / por Mara Price ; ilustraciones de Lisa Fields ; traducción al español de Gabriela Baeza VenturaClara and the curanderaMagda's piñata magicButterflies on Carmen Street
Alternative Names
Baeza Ventura, Gabriela

Ventura, Gabriela Baeza

Languages
English (88)

Spanish (11)