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Julia Alvarez

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Julia Alvarez was born on March 27, 1950, in New York City. The theme of being caught between two cultures can be found throughout Alvarez's work. She explored this in her first novel, How the García Girls Lost Their Accents (1991). Her reading audience continued to grow with her second novel, In the Time of Butterflies, published in 1994. Several more acclaimed works of fiction have followed.

Before We Were Free Cover Image
$8.09
ISBN: 9780399555497
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Published: Ember - March 27th, 2018

A new paperback edition of Julia Alvarez’s beloved Pura Belpré winner about life in Trujillo’s Dominican Republic. “Diary entries written by a child while in hiding will remind readers of Anne Frank’s story.” —SLJ
 


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$7.19
ISBN: 9780375851230
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Published: Yearling - September 14th, 2010

An award-winning, moving, and timely story about the families of undocumented workers by renowned author Julia Alvarez.
 


In the Time of the Butterflies Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9781565129764
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 12th, 2010

25th Anniversary Edition

"A magnificent treasure for all cultures and all time.” --St.


How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9781565129757
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 12th, 2010

"Poignant . . . Powerful . . . Beautifully captures the threshold experience of the new immigrant, where the past is not yet a memory." —The New York Times Book Review

Acclaimed writer Julia Alvarez’s beloved first novel gives voice to four sisters as they grow up in two cultures.


De como tia Lola vino (de visita) a quedarse (How Aunt Lola Came to (Visit) Stay Spanish Edition) (The Tia Lola Stories #1) Cover Image
$6.29
ISBN: 9780307930408
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Published: Yearling - September 13th, 2011

Julia Alvarez’s heartwarming novel—now in Spanish.


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