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Bertrand, Diane Gonzales

Overview
Works: 49 works in 222 publications in 3 languages and 15,181 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Cumulative tales  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction  Short stories  Biography  Literature  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PZ73, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Diane Gonzales Bertrand
 
Most widely held works by Diane Gonzales Bertrand
Trino's choice by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated by his poor financial situation and hoping to impress a smart girl, seventh grader Trino falls in with a bad crowd led by an older teen with a vicious streak
Sip, slurp, soup, soup caldo, caldo, caldo by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On rainy Sunday mornings when Mamá pulls out her tall, dark soup pot with tiny white spots, we know it will be a caldo day. Caldo, caldo, caldo." The kids know they are in for a special treat when Mamá begins preparing her delicious beef vegetable soup. Mamá's caldo "fills up a warm spot inside us," and stops the sniffles, softens a cough, settles the stomach, and soothes a backache. It even massages tired feet!The children lick their lips in anticipation as she chops onions, garlic, potatoes, turnips, carrots, corn, and celery. Then it's off to the tortilla store to help Papá bring home the warm tortillas that will complement the delicious caldo perfectly. The tortillas are so hot, and the children are so hungry, that they can't resist. "One, Papá, please?" they beg on the way home.Popular children's book author Diane Gonzales Bertrand's rhythmic narrative, combined with Alex Pardo DeLange's colorful illustrations, captures a warm-hearted family ritual shared by many cultures. Sip, Slurp, Soup, Soup / Caldo, caldo, caldo transforms a common everyday meal into a captivating family celebration and will charm children and adults alike. It also includes an easy caldo recipe that can be used by children, parents, and teachers
My pal, Victor by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two latino boys experience carefree camaraderie despite one boy's disability. Fun and friendship overpower physical limitations. Why do we choose the friends we do? Victor tells heart-booming ghost stories, claps the loudest at Dominic's baseball games, and performs a fabulous floating frog stroke. Children will see themselves and their friends in these engaging and often comical everyday activities. The last page of the book shows Victor in his wheelchair. Here Dominic quips, "But, the most important thing about my pal, Victor, is that he likes me just the way I am." A heartwarming twist on the typical "disability" story. Soft pastel color pencil drawings capture the realistic aspects as well as the fantasy world explored in this touching tale. Winner of ALA's (American Library Association) Schneider Family Award. New York Reading Association Recommended Reading List. Full text translation in both English and Spanish. Keyword vocabulary page included to introduce words in both languages
Family by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reluctant participant in the González family reunion, Daniel has some pleasant surprises and discovers the meaning of family
Uncle Chente's picnic by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A big rainstorm and a power failure during a Fourth of July picnic in honor of Uncle Chente cause a change in plans, resulting in a very special family gathering
The party for Papá Luis by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative tale in which Papa 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 692 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
Trino's time by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of some friends and a Tejano hero that he discovers in history class, thirteen-year-old Trino copes with his problems and his world
Sweet fifteen by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seamstress Rita Navarro makes a quinceañera dress for fourteen-year-old Stefanie, she finds herself becoming involved with the girl's family and attracted to her uncle
We are cousins by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what cousins are and how they fit in to the family unit
Close to the heart by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessie Medina, enthused about starting her professional job at St. Joseph's High School in Texas, confronts challenges that include gender discrimination and determining the role of love in her new life
Sofia and the purple dress by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third-grader Sofia wants to wear a beautiful, hand-me-down dress to her cousin Rosario's quinceañera, but first she will have to lose some weight by exercising and eating healthier foods, with help from her mother and sister
Upside down and backwards = De cabeza y al revés by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories related to friends, parents, teachers, and extended families that make the ordinary problems of childhood seem extraordinary
The F factor by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Javier Avila, a smart but clumsy sophomore at St. Peter's High School, thinks it is a mistake when he is placed in the new course, Media Broadcasting, but over the course of the year, he discovers self-confidence, the value of extracurricular activities, and a talent for broadcast journalism
Ricardo's race by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated biography of Ricardo Romo; discussing his childhood, family, education, love of running, wife, and career as president of the University of Texas in San Antonio
The last doll by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful old-fashioned doll, long neglected on a toy store's shelves, becomes the last special doll given to a Mexican American girl when she celebrates her fifteenth birthday
Lessons of the game by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance blossoms when student teacher Kaylene finds that the handsome Alex, a friend from her past, is a football coach at her new school, but she fears that his busy schedule will not let him spend any time with her
Adelita and the veggie cousins by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 446 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
The Ruiz Street kids = Los muchachos de la calle Ruiz by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of several children in a largely Hispanic, but still diverse, neighborhood
Cecilia and Miguel are best friends by Diane Gonzales Bertrand( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this celebration of friendship, best friends Cecilia and Miguel forgive mistakes, share adventures, and--sometimes--even become family"--
 
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Sip, slurp, soup, soup caldo, caldo, caldoMy pal, VictorFamilyUncle Chente's picnicThe 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 VenturaTrino's timeSweet fifteen
Alternative Names
Gonzales Bertrand, Diane

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