Prietita and the Ghost Woman

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Ever since she can remember, Prietita has heard frightening stories aboutla Llorona the legendary ghost woman who steals children at night. One day, when Prietita goes in search of the missing herb that can help cure her mother s illness, she becomes lost in the woods. Suddenly she hears a distant crying sound and sees flashes of white in the trees. Could it be the ghost woman from her grandmother's stories? In her second book for children, Gloria Anzaldua reinterprets the famous Mexican legend ofla Llorona, the ghost woman. Surrounded by the live oak and prickly pear of the Texas woods, Prietita discovers thatla Lloronais not what people expect. In this magical story, Prietita's search for the healing rue plant turns into a powerful journey of self-discovery."

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Ever since she can remember, Prietita has heard terrifying tales of la llorona -- the legendary ghost woman who steals children at night.Against a background of vibrant folk paintings, Gloria Anzaldua reinterprets, in a bilingual format, one of the most famous Mexican legends. In this version, Prietita discovers that la llorona is not what she expects, but rather a compassionate woman who helps Prietita on her journey of self-discovery.

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All her life, Prietita has heard terrifying tales of la llorona, the legendary ghost of a woman who steals children at night. When she actually encounters the ghost, Prietita discovers a compassionate woman who helps Prietita on her journey of self-discovery. Based on a Mexican legend. Full-color illustrations.

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Book Description CBP, 2001. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Prietita goes into the woods in search of the missing herb that can help cure her mother. Despite the frightening stories she has heard of the legendary ghost woman who steals children at night, she is not afraid when she encounters La Llorona. The rich velvet tones of the book's illustrations provide a powerful and magical setting for this beautiful story. Text copyright 2004 Lectorum Publications, Inc. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0892391677

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