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Nessa's Story

Nessa's Story( )
Author: Luenn, Nancy
Waldman, Neil
Translator: Ada, Alma Flor
ISBN:978-0-689-31782-8
Publication Date:Aug 1994
Publisher:Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $21.80
Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / Native American
Fiction / Native American & Aboriginal
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):23.698 x 23.571 x 1.067 cm
Book Weight:0.059 Kilograms
Author Biography
Luenn, Nancy (Author)
Alma Flor Ada was born in 1938 in Cuba.

She has authored several children's folktales including "Encaje de Piedra" which earned her the Marta Salotti Gold Medal, "The Gold Coin" which won the Christopher Award, and "Gathering the Sun" which received the Once Upon a World Award. "The Lizard and the Sun/La Lagartija y el Sol" won her a Gold Medal from the National Association of Parenting Publications, and she was awarded an Accolade from the American Folklore Association for "Mediopollito/Half-Chicken". Her title "Under the Royal Palms: A Childhood in Cuba" won the Pura Belpre Award.

In addition to writing, she is a professor at the University of San Francisco.

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