Alma Flor Ada and You: Volume 2 (The Author and You 2nd Revised edition)

Alma Flor Ada and You: Volume 2 (The Author and You 2nd Revised edition)

By: Alma Flor Ada (author), Suni Paz (author), Leslie Tryon (contributor), Janet Hill (contributor), Rosalma Zubizarreta (contributor), F Isabel Campoy (contributor)Paperback

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Following up on the first volume featuring prolific author Alma Flor Ada, this second volume offers further insight into her life and writing. Here, the author discusses her work as a poet, dramatist, writer of memoir, reteller of folktales and legends for children, and translator. She discusses her collaborative work and the processes involved in working with illustrators, songwriters, and co-author Isabel Campoy. Her work as a translator and promoter of Spanish and English books for all children-well known and valued in bilingual education-is also detailed. Finally, the book furnishes useful ideas and activities for using the author's books in the classroom to spark the writer within every young reader. Grades K-12. Following up on the first volume featuring prolific author Alma Flor Ada, this second volume offers further insight into her life and work. Here, the author discusses her work as a poet, dramatist, writer of memoir, reteller of folktales and legends for children, and Spanish language translator. She discusses her collaborative work and the processes involved in working with illustrators, songwriters, and co-author Isabel Campoy with whom, she has founded her own publishing company, Del Sol Books. Her work as a translator and promoter of Spanish and English books for all children-well known and valued in bilingual education-is also detailed. Finally, drawing on the author's years of experience as a professor of Education and her many author visits to schools, the book furnishes useful ideas and activities for using the author's books in the classroom to spark the writer within every young reader. Grades K-12.

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About Author

ALMA FLOR ADA is retired Professor of Education at the University of San Francisco. She is a well-known author of children's and professional books for teachers and with Isabel Campoy is the co-owner of Del Sol Books, a publishing company that specializes in Spanish language translations and materials for children.

Contents

INTRODUCTION PART I: BECOMING AN AUTHOR PART II SHARING THE JOY OF CREATION PART III WRITING IN MULTIPLE GENRES PART IV: THE READERS'S VOICES

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/01/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781591582281
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781591582281
  • weight: 277
  • ISBN10: 1591582288
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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