WorldCat Identities

Amado, Elisa

Overview
Works: 60 works in 185 publications in 4 languages and 23,608 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Braille books  Textured books  Picture books  Cookbooks  Folklore  Pictorial works  Boxing stories 
Roles: Translator, Author
Classifications: QC495.5, J863.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elisa Amado
The black book of colors by Menena Cottin( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 3,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title invites readers to imagine living without sight through remarkable illustrations done with raised lines and descriptions of colors based on imagery. Braille letters accompany the illustrations and a full Braille alphabet offers sighted readers help reading along with their fingers
Two white rabbits by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the U.S. border. They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn't know where they are going. She counts the animals by the road, the clouds in the sky, the stars. Sometimes she sees soldiers. She sleeps, dreaming that she is always on the move, although sometimes they are forced to stop and her father has to earn more money before they can continue their journey
Jimmy the greatest! by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Muhammad Ali, Jimmy starts training to become a boxer, and while his future looks bright, he decides leaving his small town for big matches might not be the best option for him
Rooster by Jorge Luján( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mythical poem about the rooster and his role in making the day begin
Sky blue accident by Jorge Luján( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sumario en español: Un niño cae de su bicicleta y choca contra el cielo desencadenando sucesos extraordinarios
No by Claudia Rueda( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's winter and little bear doesn't want to go to sleep. He'd rather play, and he's sure he won't get cold outside, no matter how long the winter is, how deep the snow might get, or how hard the storm might blow. Until, that is, little bear finds himself all alone in a snowstorm
Stephen and the beetle by Jorge Luján( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen attempts to squish a beetle but has second thoughts
Salsa : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a poetic recipe for making salsa by grinding the ingredients together on a black lava mocaljete as the early Mesoamericans did
The composition by Antonio Skármeta( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a government official comes into a third grade classroom and tells the students to write a composition entitled "What My Family Does at Night," Pedro must decide how he feels about the military dictatorship that is running his country
Guacamole : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una joven cocinera se pone su delantal y, cantando y bailando por toda la cocina, reúne los ingredientes para esta receta muy fácil de preparar. Jorge Argueta despliega su imaginación poética para deleitar al lector y mostrarle cómo preparar un plato sabroso y saludable. Las ilustraciones juguetonas de Margarita Sada enriquecen esta nueva receta de la popular serie. Cocineros de todas las edades gozarán preparando esta deliciosa receta.--Desde la descripción de la editorial
What are you doing? by Elisa Amado( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's the first day of school, but before he goes Chepito runs outside to play. He comes across all kinds of people in his neighborhood -- a man reading a newspaper, a young girl enjoying a comic, a couple of tourists consulting a guidebook, an archeologist studying hieroglyphics . . ."--
The great canoe by Maria Elena Maggi( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Carib legend about the great flood, when Kaputano descended from Heaven to ask for help in building a great canoe to carry the Caribs and the animals while the earth was covered with water
Tamalitos : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a poetic recipe for cheese tamalitos that not only offers instructions for making them but highlights the importance of corn in the foodways of the Americas
Moví la mano by Jorge Luján( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a little girl moves her hand, she changes the world as she discovers it. As she moves her known world, she discovers her own power and creates everything anew. The poem, written by Argentine poet Jorge Luján, comes from a culture saturated with magic, in which even the very young can make the world by reaching out and moving it. Mandana Sadat's imaginative illustrations deepen and enrich the text. Moví la mano / I Moved My Hand is a very special contribution to the world of children's books for the very young (and the not so young)
Doggy slippers : poems by Jorge Luján( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about pets inspired by children who sent the author humorous anecdotes about their pets
Somos como las nubes = We are like the clouds by Jorge Argueta( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why are young people leaving their country to walk to the United States to seek a new, safe home? Over 100,000 such children have left Central America. This book of poetry helps us to understand why and what it is like to be them
Cousins by Elisa Amado( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl lives in two vastly different households, the house of her maternal grandmother is expensive and quiet, but her paternal grandmother's house where her cousin lives is brimming with people. She finds it difficult to deal with her conflicting feelings about which household she likes more when her cousin prepares for her first communion
Petit, the monster by Isol( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petit is a good boy who often displays bad behavior. When his mother asks how can this be, he thinks about it and gives her an answer
Wolf wanted by Ana Maria Machado( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manny Wolf rewrites a help wanted ad, clarifying that a real wolf is needed so that a documentary can be made to show people what real wolves are like and how different they are from their big, bad fictional counterparts who've applied for the job
El triciclo by Elisa Amado( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and Portuguese and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margarita discovers the truth about lying after she lies to protect her friend, Rosario, who stole her tricycle
 
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The black book of colors
Alternative Names
아마도, 엘리사

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RoosterSky blue accidentNoThe compositionWhat are you doing?The great canoeDoggy slippers : poemsCousins