Alicia and the Hurricane / Alicia Y El Huracán: A Story of Puerto Rico / Un Cuento de Puerto Rico By Leslea Newman, Elizabeth Erazo Baez (Illustrator), Georgina Lazaro (Translator) Cover Image
By Leslea Newman, Elizabeth Erazo Baez (Illustrator), Georgina Lazaro (Translator)
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Bestselling author Lesl a Newman offers a tender and timely story of a Puerto Rican child facing a hurricane and her concern for the beloved coqu es of her home island.

La autora de bestsellers Lesl a Newman ofrece un tierno y oportuno cuento de una ni a puertorrique a que enfrenta un hurac n y su preocupaci n por los amados coqu es de su isla natal.

After snuggling into bed each night, Alicia listens for the big voices of the tiny coqu es that live all around Puerto Rico and sing her to sleep. Ko-kee, ko-kee, the little frogs call. Ko-kee, ko-kee.

One day a terrible hurricane comes to Puerto Rico, and Alicia and her family take refuge in a shelter. At bedtime Alicia hears grown-ups snoring and babies crying, wind howling and rain pounding. But even though she listens hard, she cannot hear the song of the coqu es. Are the little tree frogs safe? And what will Alicia and her family find at home when the storm is over?

Alicia and the Hurricane is a tender look at the resilience of people, and native creatures, whose lives have been disrupted by a natural disaster. With love and support, family and friends come together to share, rebuild, and fill Alicia's heart with hope. Ko-kee, ko-kee

Despu's de acurrucarse en la cama cada noche, Alicia escucha las formidables voces de los diminutos coqu es que viven en todo Puerto Rico y le cantan para que se duerma. Co-qu , co-qu cantan las ranitas. Co-qu , coqu .

Un d a un terrible hurac n viene a Puerto Rico y Alicia y su familia se cobijan en un refugio. A la hora de dormir, Alicia oye los ronquidos de los adultos y el llanto de los beb's, el aullido del viento y el golpetear de la lluvia. Pero a pesar de que escucha con atenci n, no puede o r el canto de los coqu es. Estar n a salvo las ranitas? Con qu se encontrar n Alicia y su familia cuando la tormenta haya terminado?

Alicia y el hurac n es una mirada sensible a la tenacidad de la gente y otras criaturas de la naturaleza cuyas vidas son afectadas por un desastre natural. Con amor y apoyo, las familias y los amigos se re nen para compartir, reconstruir y llenar el coraz n de Alicia de esperanza. Co-qu , coqu



Product Details
ISBN: 9780892394555
ISBN-10: 0892394552
Publisher: Children's Book Press (CA)
Publication Date: April 19th, 2022
Pages: 40
Language: Spanish