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An evocative collection of short stories by a three-time Pura Belpre honoree. Now available in paperback! When Carmen Teresa receives a notebook as a holiday gift, the guests suggest she write down their own childhood stories, which they tell . But Carmen Teresa, who loves to cook, collects their family recipes instead! With energy, sensitivity, and warmth, Lulu Delacre introduces readers to a symphony of colorful characters whose 9 stories dance through a year of Latin American holidays and customs. Countries include Mexico, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Guatamala and Peru. Seventeen delicious and authentic recipes are included.
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