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The Song of El Coqui and Other Tales of Puerto Rico

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A collection of three folk tales which reflect the diverse heritage within the Puerto Rican culture.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published August 1st 1995 by Viking Juvenile (first published 1995)
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Molly Senour
Title: The Song of el Coqui: and other tales of Puerto Rico
Author: Nicholasa Mohr and Antonio Martorell
Illustrator: Nicholasa Mohr and Antonio Martorell
Genre: Puerto Rican Folktale
Theme(s): Culture, Puerto Rico, animals
Opening line/sentence: “In the beginning there was no sound.”
Brief Book Summary: The Song of Coqui: and other tales of Puerto Rico tells three different stories from Puerto Rican folklore. First there is “The Song of el Coqui, ” which tells the story of a quiet quiet world disturb
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Lauren Johnson
Bright illustrations, and culturally instructive. Make sure to teach the vocab before reading to class!
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Jan 26, 2013 Andy rated it really liked it
Excellent stories that tell a separate tale from each of the peoples who contribute to the identity of people from the rich port.
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Nicholasa Mohr (born November 1, 1938) is one of the best known Nuyorican writers. Her works tell of growing up in the Puerto Rican communities of the Bronx and El Barrio and of the difficulties Puerto Rican women face in the United States. She was raised in the Bronx. From 1988 through 1991, she taught at Queens College, City University of New York. From 1994 through 1995, she was ...more
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