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Pimpon (Gateways to the Sun: poetry #1)

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A collection of old, new, and classic folkloric poems for latino children in the United States. Poems are from Puerto Rico, Mexico and Argentina.

A Gateways to the Sun. Published in English as Dreaming Fish, in Spanish as Pimpon.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by Santillana USA Publishing Company
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Cheryl
Jul 03, 2016 Cheryl rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Alma Flor Ada is always wonderful, and this is enjoyable for all, but:

Especially for ESL classrooms that have primarily students whose first language is New World Spanish. To be paired with an almost identical book that is in Spanish. A large paperback with a stiff cover, suitable for reading like a Big Book with a small class or group.

Bright cheerful colors, short rhythmic focused verses relevant to young immigrants' happiest and most hopeful experiences. The verses didn't seem especially grace
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Dr. Ada was the founder and First Editor in Chief of :
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