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Ada, Alma Flor

Overview
Works: 763 works in 1,735 publications in 4 languages and 68,003 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Folklore  Miscellanea  Handbooks and manuals  Biography  Children's audiobooks  Picture books  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Narrator, Teacher , Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ7.A1857, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alma Flor Ada
My name is María Isabel by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third grader María Isabel, born in Puerto Rico and now living in the U.S., wants badly to fit in at school; and the teacher's writing assignment "My Greatest Wish" gives her that opportunity
Dear Peter Rabbit by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children and their parents will be delighted with this witty collection of letters written by famous storybook characters eagerly anticipating Goldilocks's birthday party and the Three Little Pigs' housewarming (which keeps getting postponed as the wicked wolves wreak havoc on first a straw and then a stick house)
Gathering the sun : an A B C in Spanish and English by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of poems about working in the fields and nature's bounty, one for each letter of the Spanish alphabet
Pío peep! : traditional Spanish nursery rhymes by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special edition of this collection of more than two dozen nursery rhymes in Spanish, from Spain and Latin America, with English translations. Includes a CD with selected songs from the book for use in sing-alongs, read-alongs, or to aid reading comprehension
I love Saturdays y domingos by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl enjoys the similarities and the differences between her English-speaking and Spanish-speaking grandparents
Daniel's mystery egg by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he finds an egg, Daniel and his friends try to guess what is inside
Yours truly, Goldilocks by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the correspondence of Goldilocks, the three pigs, Baby Bear, Peter Rabbit, and Little Red Riding Hood as they plan to attend a housewarming party for the pigs and avoid the evil wolves in the forest
With love, Little Red Hen by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of letters describe the actions of Goldilocks, Peter Rabbit, the Three Pigs, Little Red Hen, and other storybook characters when Little Red Hen and her chicks become the target of the unsavory Wolf and his cousin, Fer O'Cious
Dancing home by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Margie's cousin Lupe comes from Mexico to live in California with Margie's family, Lupe must adapt to America, while Margie, who thought it would be fun to have her cousin there, finds that she is embarrassed by her in school and jealous of her at home
Daniel's pet by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy takes good care of his pet chicken, and when she is grown up she gives him a surprise
Tales our abuelitas told : a Hispanic folktale collection by F. Isabel Campoy( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the authors' retellings of twelve traditional tales accompanied by information on origins and different versions
The lizard and the sun = la lagartija y el sol : a folktale in English and Spanish by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

28 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traditional Mexican folktale in which a faithful lizard finds the sun which brings light and warmth back to the world
¡Muu, moo! : rimas de animales = Animal nursery rhymes( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of animal-themed nursery rhymes in Spanish, from Spain and Latin America, with English translations
Love, Amalia by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixth-grader Amalia learns many important life-lessons while spending Friday afternoons with her beloved grandmother, and the teaching goes on even after Abuelita's sudden death as Amalia finds a way to connect with relatives and a friend who has moved away
The gold coin by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to steal an old woman's gold coin, a young thief follows her all around the countryside and finds himself involved in a series of unexpected activities
Cuentos que contaban nuestras abuelas : cuentos populares Hispánicos by F. Isabel Campoy( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the authors' retellings of traditional tales. Este hermoso texto tiene como objetivo mostrarles a los m s peque os del hogar las historias m s fant sticas que han pasado de generaci n en generaci n gracias a la cultura oral que a n prevalece en las abuelas de todas las familias. El libro cuenta con doce cuentos populares de la cultura, hebrea, africana, rabe, y espa ola. Cada una de ella permite conocer aquellos relatos que muchos adultos a n recuerdan de su ni ez. Entre las historias se encuentran castillos, caballos de colores, hadas, y otros seres fant sticos. La lectura se acompa a por delicadas y llamativas ilustraciones que permiten al peque o ir adentr ndose en la lectura y vivir paso a paso cada aventura. Un libro hermoso, m gico que permite acercarse a las ra ces de la cultura de cada familia. Sumario en espaǫl: El autor recuenta los cuentos tradicionales
Mediopollito by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Mexican folk tale which explains why the weather vane has a little rooster on one end that spins around to let us know which way the wind is blowing
Mamá Goose : a Latino nursery treasury = un tesor de rimas infantiles( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents lullabies, finger plays, nursery rhymes, games, riddles, proverbs, and more in Spanish and English. -- Presenta arrullos, juegos y canciones infantiles, adivinanzas, proverbios y más, en español e inglés
Ten little puppies / Diez perritos ; adaptación de una canción infantil tradicional by Alma Flor Ada( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten little puppies are lost, one by one, for different reasons, until only one little puppy remains
A parents' and teachers' guide to bilingualism by Colin Baker( Book )

10 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition provides an introduction of practical value to questions of bilingualism for parents and teachers. The style of the book is to pose the questions that are asked most often, followed by straightforward answers
 
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Gathering the sun : an A B C in Spanish and English
Alternative Names
Ada Fuente, Alma Flor 1938-

Ada-Fuente, Flor

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Ada-Lafuente, Alma Flor

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Flor Ada, Alma

Flor-Ada, Alma 1938-

Flor, Alma 1938-

Fuente, Flor Ada.

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Lafuente, Alma Flor Ada.

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Dear Peter RabbitGathering the sun : an A B C in Spanish and EnglishPío peep! : traditional Spanish nursery rhymesI love Saturdays y domingosDaniel's mystery eggYours truly, GoldilocksWith love, Little Red HenDancing home