Elisa Amado



Elisa Amado is a native of Guatemala who now lives and works in eastern Canada. In addition to writing stories for the early grades based upon her own multicultural experiences, she has also served as a translator for both Spanish and Zapotec authors who craft tales for young children. In her dual roles as writer and translator, Amado has expanded the number of Central American folk tales available to an English-speaking audience.

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Manuelito

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3.70 avg rating — 177 ratings — published 2019 — 4 editions
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What Are You Doing?

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3.55 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Why Are You Doing That?

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3.26 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2014
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Tricycle

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3.37 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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My Friend

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Cousins

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2.73 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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Barrilete: A Kite for the D...

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3.16 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Sun Stone Days/Tonaltin/Día...

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3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2007
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Mi amiga

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The Black Book of Colors

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4.37 avg rating — 2,306 ratings — published 2006 — 17 editions
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