WorldCat Identities

Valenzuela, Liliana 1960-

Overview
Works: 40 works in 106 publications in 2 languages and 6,711 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Humorous fiction  Picture books  History  Domestic fiction, American  Psychological fiction  Pictorial works  Board books 
Roles: Translator, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.O222, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Liliana Valenzuela
Hairs = Pelitos by Sandra Cisneros( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl describes how each person in the family has hair that looks and acts different, Papa's like a broom, Kiki's like fur, and Mama's with the sweet smell of bread before it's baked
Fancy Nancy by Jane O'Connor( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl who loves fancy things helps her family to be fancy for one special night
Before we were free by Julia Alvarez( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anita de la Torre es una niña de 12 años que vive en la República Dominicana en los años sesenta. La policía secreta ha comenzado a atemorizar a su familia porque se sospecha que están en contra del dictador, General Trujillo
La casa en Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros( Recording )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of a young girl, Esperanza Cordero, growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Her neighborhood is one of harsh realities and harsh beauty. Esperanza doesn't want to belong - not to her run-down neighborhood, and not to the low expectations the world has for her
How Tía Lola came to visit stay by Julia Alvarez( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving to Vermont after his parents' divorce, ten-year-old Miguel has plenty to worry about! Tía Lola, his colorful, quirky, carismática, and maybe even magical great-aunt, makes his life even more unpredictable when she arrives from the Dominican Republic to stay with him, his mother, and his sister to help out his Mami. But in spite of his initial embarrassment, Miguel learns to love her. Like her stories for adults, Julia Alvarez's first middle-grade book sparkles with magic as it illuminates a child's experiences living in two cultures
The conquest : a novel by Yxta Maya Murray( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A restorer of rare books and manuscripts, Sara Gonzales lives in a solitary world filled with dusty, broken books. A born reader, Sara is doing with her life just what she set out to do, even at the expense of true love. When Sara is assigned to restore a banned and scandal-filled sixteenth-century book called The Conquest, she does not yet know that the stroy will consume her, intellecutally and emotionally, causing her to reevaluate her own sense of history as well as to question the decisions that have brought her to where she now finds herself."--Jacket
Ten black dots by Donald Crews( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A counting book shows what can be done with ten black dots, showing how one can make a sun, two a fox's eyes, or eight the wheels of a train
Voces sin fronteras : antología Vintage español de literatura mexicana y chicana contemporánea( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A medida que los descendientes de inmigrantes mexicanos se han ido estableciendo por todo Estado Unidos, ha surgido una gran literatura, pero sus similaridades con la literatura de Mexico han pasado inadvertidas. En Voces Sin Fronteras, la primera antologia que combina la literatura de ambos lados de la frontera mexico-americana, Cristina Garcia nos presenta un dialogo intercultural de una rica diversidad
Caramelo, or, Puro cuento : a novel by Sandra Cisneros( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The multi-generational story of a Mexican-American family whose voices create a dazzling weave of humor, passion, and poignancy
"More more more" said the baby : 3 love stories by Vera B Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three babies are caught up in the air and given loving attention by a father, grandmother, and mother
A gift of gracias : the legend of Altagracia by Julia Alvarez( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream
Once upon a quinceañera : coming of age in the USA by Julia Alvarez( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La fiesta de quince años de las muchachas latinas o "la quinceañera," como se le conoce en Estados Unidos, se ha convertido en una tendencia singularmente americana. Esta espléndida fiesta a menudo es tan costosa como un baile de graduación o una boda. Sin embargo, muchas jóvenes latinas sienten que tienen derecho a este rito de iniciación, que señala el momento en que se vuelven mujeres, y esperan que no se escatime ningún gasto, ni siquiera entre las familias de escasos recursos. La aclamada escritora Julia Alvarez explora la historia y la relevancia cultural de cumplir los quince años en Estados Unidos, y usa este acontecimiento como un lente a través del cual examinar el proceso de cambio por el que está pasando la mujer latina en los EE.UU. --Desde la descripción de la editorial
Return to sender by Julia Alvarez( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his family hires migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure, eleven-year-old Tyler befriends the oldest daughter, but when he discovers they may not be in the country legally, he realizes that real friendship knows no borders
A handbook to luck by Cristina García( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a period of 20 years, Enrique Florit loses his love, Leila Rezvani, only to find love again with El Salvador immigrant, Marta Claros
The magic of Remedios Varo by Luis-Martín Lozano( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una casa propia : historias de mi vida by Sandra Cisneros( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A book of essays spanning the author's career a[nd] reflecting upon the various homes she's lived in around the world"--
Caramba! : una novela by Nina Marie Martinez( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspirada en la Loteria, un juego de azar mexicano, esta novela es una alegre y graciosa historia de mamacitas y mariachis, charreadas y concursos de belleza. En el centro de la historia estan Nataly y Consuelo, mejores amigas que residen en Lavalandia, California, donde pasan sus dias trabajando en la Gran Fabrica de Quesos y sus noches coqueteando con los vaqueros en su bar favorito, el Gran Cinco-Cuatro. Sin embargo, la vida de ambas esta a punto de dar un giro extrano, en el cual se cruzaron con Javier, un mariachi cristiano nacido de nuevo; su madre, Lulabell, una hechicera; y Lucha, la querida de Javier. En "Caramba!," la experiencia americana se desenvuelve de manera conmovedora y deslumbrante a la vez
Devolver al remitente by Julia Alvarez( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Tyler's father is injured in a tractor accident, his family is forced to hire migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure. Tyler isn't sure what to make of these workers. Are they undocumented? And what about the three daughters, particularly Mari, the oldest, who is proud of her Mexican heritage but also increasingly connected her American life
Antes de ser libres by Julia Alvarez( Recording )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo
Have you seen Marie? by Sandra Cisneros( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The word "orphan" might not seem to apply to a fifty-three-year-old woman. Yet this is exactly how Sandra feels as she finds herself motherless, alone like "a glove left behind at the bus station." What just might save her is her search for someone else gone missing: Marie, the black-and-white cat of her friend, Roz, who ran off the day they arrived from Tacoma. As Sandra and Roz scour the streets of San Antonio, posting flyers and asking everywhere, "Have you seen Marie?" the pursuit of this one small creature takes on unexpected urgency and meaning."--Jacket
 
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Alternative Names
Valenzuela, Liliana

Languages
Spanish (62)

English (17)

Covers
Fancy NancyBefore we were freeLa casa en Mango StreetHow Tía Lola came to visit stayThe conquest : a novelTen black dotsVoces sin fronteras : antología Vintage español de literatura mexicana y chicana contemporáneaCaramelo, or, Puro cuento : a novel