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Groundwood Spanish 2013
Spanish Catalogue
Catálogo en español
GROUNDWOOD
BOOKS
www.houseofanansi.com
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Inside Front Cover
Inside Back Cover
TABLE OF CONTENTS
SALES INFORMATION
Groundwood Books
Bilingual Books ... 1
Books in Spanish with English Editions ... 5
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Toronto, ON M5V 2K4
www.houseofanansi.com
Spanish Titles ... 8
Sales
Latino Interest ... 10
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the Ontario Media Development Corporation, and the Government of Canada
through the Canada Book Fund (CBF).
Cover illustration by Domi
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BILINGUAL BOOKS
BILINGUAL COOKING POEMS
TAMALITOS
Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem
WRITTEN BY JORGE ARGUETA / ILLUSTRATED BY DOMI
In his new cooking poem for young children, Jorge Argueta encourages creativity
and fun in the kitchen as he describes how to make tamalitos from corn masa and
cheese, wrapped in cornhusks.
Ages 4 to 7 / 978-1-55498-300-1 / Hardcover $18.95
“Even for novice chefs (and readers) the ‘Ummmm’s are easily attainable.” — Kirkus Reviews
ARROZ CON LECHE / RICE PUDDING
Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem
WRITTEN BY JORGE ARGUETA / ILLUSTRATED BY FERNANDO VILELA
Poetic fun in the kitchen with a recipe for an all-time favorite.
Ages 4 to 7 / 978-0-88899-981-8 / Hardcover $18.95
KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST CHILDREN’S BOOKS FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY
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“A lyrical, lovely bilingual ode to rice pudding …” — Booklist, starred review
GUACAMOLE
Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem
WRITTEN BY JORGE ARGUETA / ILLUSTRATED BY MARGARITA SADA
More poetic fun in the kitchen with a delicious recipe for guacamole.
Ages 4 to 7 / 978-1-55498-133-5 / Hardcover $18.95
“This fanciful, imaginative narrative is as much poetry as it is a recipe.” — School Library
Journal
“A bilingual treat.” — Kirkus Reviews
SOPA DE FRIJOLES / BEAN SOUP
Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem
WRITTEN BY JORGE ARGUETA / ILLUSTRATED BY RAFAEL YOCKTENG
Simply written, yet full of vivid imagery, this bilingual book about preparing bean
soup is a fun, almost magical experience.
Ages 4 to 7 / 978-0-88899-881-1 / Hardcover $18.95
USBBY OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL BOOKS HONOR LIST
“[A] warm … authentic portrayal of cooking and eating as a family affair.” — School
Library Journal
“Both versions have an easy flow that positively bubbles with the young chef’s elemental
delight.” — Booklist
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ROOSTER / GALLO
WRITTEN BY JORGE LUJÁN / ILLUSTRATED BY MANUEL MONROY
This book is so supremely simple that a baby can delight in it, and yet so complex that
an adult reader can find joy in the poem and beautiful images over and over again.
Ages 2 and up / 978-0-88899-558-2 / Hardcover $14.95
“Imagery in paintings as luminous as the changing sky …” — Horn Book, starred review
“Luján and Monroy have created a masterpiece …” — Críticas Magazine
OLOYOU
WRITTEN BY TERESA CÁRDENAS / ILLUSTRATED BY MARGARITA SADA
Teresa Cárdenas brings us an imaginative story set in the world of Yoruba mythology
and Cuban Santeria.
Ages 4 to 7 / 978-0-88899-795-1 / Hardcover $18.95
CRÍTICAS MAGAZINE CHILDREN’S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
“This is an outstanding addition for both Spanish-language and folktale collections.”
— School Library Journal
“A good choice for introducing mythology to young readers.” — Booklist
“Luminously illustrated.” — Toronto Star
TARDE DE INVIERNO / WINTER AFTERNOON
WRITTEN BY JORGE LUJÁN / ILLUSTRATED BY MANDANA SADAT
In this simple, evocative book a little girl stands at a frosty window waiting for her
mother to come home.
Ages 3 to 7 / 978-0-88899-718-0 / Hardcover $16.95
CRÍTICAS MAGAZINE CHILDREN’S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
“A book of quiet beauty … Sadat accompanies the spare but heartfelt text with joyful,
mixed-media illustrations that evoke a child’s perspective …” — Críticas Magazine
“This is a perfect bedtime book for little ones on a chilly night — and it will be impossible
to read it without snuggling up close.” — Papertigers.org
SKY BLUE ACCIDENT / ACCIDENTE CELESTE
WRITTEN BY JORGE LUJÁN / ILLUSTRATED BY PIET GROBLER
This sweetly whimsical book describes a little boy who falls from his bicycle and
crashes into the sky. Jorge Luján’s nonsense rhymes and Piet Grobler’s illustrations
are a delightfully playful treat for eyes and ears.
Ages 5 to 7 / 978-0-88899-805-7 / Hardcover $17.95
“A delightful, nonsensical romp through the clouds.” — Críticas Magazine, starred review
“The brief poetic and bilingual text is complemented with art that’s sure to spark the
imagination.” — School Library Journal
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NAPÍ FUNDA UN PUEBLO / NAPÍ MAKES
A VILLAGE
WRITTEN BY ANTONIO RAMÍREZ / ILLUSTRATED BY DOMI
The government is building a dam, forcing the Mazateca people to make a new village
for themselves on inhospitable land.
Ages 5 to 8 / 978-0-88899-965-8 / Hardcover $18.95
“An inspiring and heart-warming read for the entire family to share, this story speaks to
the power of ancient community and loyalty in the face of modern adversity.”
— Multicultural Review
COLORS! / ¡COLORES!
WRITTEN BY JORGE LUJÁN / ILLUSTRATED BY PIET GROBLER
Noted poet Jorge Luján and South Africa’s highly acclaimed illustrator Piet Grobler
team up to produce this exquisite celebration of color.
Ages 5 to 9 / 978-0-88899-863-7 / Hardcover $18.95
“The language is by turns playful, contemplative and exuberant but always imbued with a
subtle lyrical quality …” — CM Magazine, starred review
“A lovely book to share, reflect upon and linger over.” — Kirkus Reviews
UN BARRILETE PARA EL DÍA DE LOS
MUERTOS / BARRILETE: A KITE FOR THE
DAY OF THE DEAD
WRITTEN BY ELISA AMADO / PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOYA HAIRS
Now available in a bilingual paperback edition, Un barrilete / Barrilete is a beautifully
photographed book about three Guatemalan brothers who, upon the death of their
grandfather, lead their family’s Day of the Dead celebrations.
Ages 5 to 9 / 978-1-55498-112-0 / Paperback $9.95
LIGHT FOOT / PIES LIGEROS
WRITTEN BY NATALIA TOLEDO / ILLUSTRATED BY FRANCISCO TOLEDO
Once upon a time people and animals kept on having baby after baby, and the world
grew more and more crowded. Death decided to solve this problem by challenging
everyone to a jump-rope contest that she was sure to win.
Ages 6 and up / 978-0-88899-789-0 / Hardcover $17.95
“Highly recommended for all libraries.” — Críticas Magazine
“An artistic, entertaining, and literary story …” — Library Media Connection
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CON EL SOL EN LOS OJOS / WITH THE SUN
IN MY EYES
WRITTEN BY JORGE LUJÁN / ILLUSTRATED BY MORTEZA ZAHEDI
A young boy and girl find wonder, magic, beauty, mystery and humor in everything
around them in this bilingual book, which like Colors! / ¡Colores! uses poetic language
and beautiful art in an entirely accessible way.
Ages 7 to 9 / 978-1-55498-158-8 / Hardcover $17.95
BANCO DEL LIBRO BEST BOOKS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH
“An internationally acclaimed poet and illustrator partner to create a splendid work of
art.” — School Library Journal
“… handsomely designed …” — Kirkus Reviews
MANDADEROS DE LA LLUVIA /
MESSENGERS OF RAIN
POEMS SELECTED BY CLAUDIA M. LEE /
ILLUSTRATED BY RAFAEL YOCKTENG
This bilingual Latin American poetry anthology is perfect for young readers who
want to engage with a fascinating mix of established and new poets, as well as
enhance their language skills.
Ages 12 and up / 978-1-55498-114-4 / Paperback $14.95
“For a glimpse into another culture and to gain an appreciation of a different perspective,
this collection is a worthy choice.” — CM Magazine
TALKING WITH MOTHER EARTH/
HABLANDO CON MADRE TIERRA
POEMS / POEMAS
WRITTEN BY JORGE ARGUETA /
ILLUSTRATED BY LUCÍA ANGELA PÉREZ
These moving bilingual poems explore a young native boy’s connection to Mother
Earth and how he is healed from the wounds of racism he has endured.
Ages 5 to 8 / 978-0-88899-626-8 / Hardcover $17.95
AMÉRICAS AWARD COMMENDED LIST
“This literary offering stands out for its beauty and depth of expression . . . Peréz’s illustrations are colorful, detailed, and appealing . . .” — School Library Journal
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BOOKS IN SPANISH WITH
ENGLISH EDITIONS
LA NOCHE QUE SE CAYÓ LA LUNA: Mito Maya
WRITTEN BY PAT MORA / ILLUSTRATED BY DOMI
Ages 2 to 5 / 978-0-88899-963-4 / Paperback $6.95
THE NIGHT THE MOON FELL: A Maya Myth
978-0-88899-938-2 / Paperback $6.95
In this beautifully retold Maya legend, the moon must come to her own rescue, enlisting
the help of little fish to glue her back together.
“The descriptive writing … is masterfully presented and ably extended by Domi’s effervescent
watercolor illustrations …” — School Library Journal
LA CARRERA DEL SAPO Y EL VENADO
WRITTEN BY PAT MORA / ILLUSTRATED BY DOMI
Ages 2 to 5 / 978-0-88899-650-3 / Paperback $9.95
THE RACE OF TOAD AND DEER
978-0-88899-434-9 / Hardcover $17.95
A poetic adaptation of the Maya version of the much-loved fable of the tortoise and the hare.
“This truly beautiful book is appropriate for all collections and bookstores and is a brilliant
selection for story time.” — Critícas, starred review
ABUELOS
WRITTEN BY PAT MORA / ILLUSTRATED BY AMELIA LAU CARLING
Ages 4 to 7 / 978-1-55498-102-1 / Paperback $9.95
ABUELOS (ENGLISH EDITION)
978-0-88899-716-6 / Hardcover $18.95 • 978-1-55498-101-4 / Paperback $9.95
Young Ray and Amelia discover the New Mexican tradition of “los abuelos,” a midwinter
masquerade with elements of Spanish and indigenous Pueblo culture.
INTERNATIONAL LATINO BOOK AWARDS BEST PICTURE BOOK
“Vibrant illustrations celebrate the traditional elements of the story …” — Críticas Magazine,
starred review
ALFREDITO REGRESA VOLANDO A SU CASA
WRITTEN BY JORGE ARGUETA / ILLUSTRATED BY LUIS GARAY
Ages 4 to 9 / 978-0-88899-586-5 / Hardcover $17.95
ALFREDITO FLIES HOME
978-0-88899-585-8 / Hardcover $17.95
An extraordinary book that celebrates the joyful return of Alfredito and his family to the
country they left as refugees.
AMÉRICAS AWARD COMMENDED LIST
“An important story about the immigrant experience to share with children of all backgrounds.” — Booklist
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NAPÍ
WRITTEN BY ANTONIO RAMÍREZ / ILLUSTRATED BY DOMI
Ages 5 to 8 / 978-0-88899-611-4 / Hardcover $15.95
NAPÍ (ENGLISH EDITION)
978-0-88899-610-7 / Hardcover $15.95
Domi’s vibrant palette and magical illustrations are a perfect complement to this
imaginative story about a young Mazateca girl who dreams she is a heron.
“An unusual, dynamic picture book …” — Booklist
NAPÍ VA A LA MONTAÑA
WRITTEN BY ANTONIO RAMÍREZ / ILLUSTRATED BY DOMI
Ages 5 to 8 / 978-0-88899-715-9 / Hardcover $18.95
NAPÍ GOES TO THE MOUNTAIN
978-0-88899-713-5 / Hardcover $18.95
As Napí and her little brother set off upriver on a raft to find their father, their search
assumes a magical quality and becomes a journey of self-discovery.
“The overall sepia tones in the powerful, primitive watercolor paintings make the intense colors
in highlighted areas blaze even more brightly …” — Booklist
EL ZIPITIO
WRITTEN BY JORGE ARGUETA / ILLUSTRATED BY GLORIA CALDERÓN
Ages 6 to 10 / 978-0-88899-539-1 / Hardcover $16.95
ZIPITIO
978-0-88899-487-5 / Hardcover $16.95
Jorge Argueta’s wonderfully rich telling of this story and the beautiful illustrations by
Gloria Calderón will surely bring El Zipitio, a character from Pipil tradition, the fame of
other great figures from Latin American folklore.
“Calderón creates a magical landscape in which faces peer from trees and stones.” — Kirkus
Reviews
ALBA Y OCASO
WRITTEN BY JORGE LUJÁN / ILLUSTRATED BY MANUEL MONROY
Ages 8 and up / 978-0-88899-535-3 / Hardcover $15.95
DAYBREAK, NIGHTFALL
978-0-88899-486-8 / Hardcover $15.95
In this wonderful pair of poems by noted Argentine/Mexican poet Jorge Luján, day and
night, life and death are sometimes seen as opposites of each other, but they can also be
understood as falling in a continuum.
“Two enigmatic but hypnotic poems … intriguing, often disquieting work.” — Publishers Weekly
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POPOL VUJ: Libro sagrado de los Mayas
WRITTEN BY VÍCTOR MONTEJO / ILLUSTRATED BY LUIS GARAY
Ages 9 and up / 978-0-88899-362-5 / Paperback $12.95
POPOL VUH: A Sacred Book of the Maya
978-0-88899-921-4 / Paperback $12.95
Mayan civilization once flourished in what is today Guatemala and the Yucatan. The
Mayan sacred book the Popol Vuh tells of the creation of the universe, the world of gods
and demi-gods and the creation of mankind.
COOPERATIVE CHILDREN’S BOOK CENTER CHOICES
“A beautifully designed book to be savored on its own or as a source for cultural or comparative
studies.” — School Library Journal
“Dramatically lit paintings by Luis Garay will engage curiosity …” — Horn Book
CARTAS A MI MAMÁ
WRITTEN BY TERESA CÁRDENAS
Ages 12 and up / 978-0-88899-723-4 / Paperback $7.95
LETTERS TO MY MOTHER
978-0-88899-721-0 / Paperback $8.95 • 978-1-55498-057-4 / ePub $8.95
By writing letters to her dead mother, a young Afro-Cuban girl slowly begins to find a
world outside her difficult family. This powerful novel is about terrible loss and about the
healing power of love and respect.
AMÉRICAS AWARD COMMENDED LIST
BANK STREET COLLEGE CHILDREN’S LIBRARY BEST CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF THE YEAR
“This sheaf of small observations … is itself a ‘broken mirror,’ reflecting the toil and flashing
transcendence of the human experience.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review
“This poignant story of racism and hope holds valuable lessons for all readers. An essential
read for young and old.” — Críticas Magazine, starred review
“The main character’s voice is authentic, and the other characters, sketched with spare lines,
are believable and sympathetic.” — School Library Journal
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SPANISH TITLES
LOS ÁRBOLES ESTÁN COLGANDO DEL CIELO
ESCRITO POR JORGE ARGUETA / ILUSTRADO POR RAFAEL YOCKTENG
Los árboles están colgando del cielo; sus raíces son serpientes, o de vez en cuando
ríos, y sus hojas son peces. Esas raíces ¿estarán entrelazadas en nubes o estrellas? La
mamá de nuestro héroe le advirtió que tendría pesadillas si se iba a la cama sin cenar
y si dormía con los brazos cruzados …
Edades 3 a 6 / 978-0-88899-510-0 / Edición de pasta dura $15.95
ALFOMBRAS DE ASERRÍN
ESCRITO E ILUSTRADO POR AMELIA LAU CARLING
La familia Lau, protagonista del laureado libro, ha sido invitada a pasar La Pascua
con sus primos en Antigua, Guatemala. Aunque ellos son chinos y budistas, Mami
queda fascinada por el espectáculo de Pascua en esta ciudad. Las tradiciones chinas y
guatemaltecas, la Virgen de Guadalupe y la diosa Kuan Yin, las procesiones de Pascua
y las carreras de barcos en forma de dragón, todos juntos entretejen esta historia
sobre la belleza, las celebraciones religiosas y la tolerancia.
Edades 4 a 7 / 978-0-88899-624-4 / Edición de pasta dura $11.95
LA TIENDA DE MAMÁ Y PAPÁ
ESCRITO E ILUSTRADO POR AMELIA LAU CARLING
Mamá, Papá y los seis hermanos y hermanas viven detrás de esta mágica tienda. Su
terraza en el techo provee una vista de la ciudad y de los volcanes cercanos. Los papás
del narrador huyeron de China y se refugiaron en América Central, donde establecieron
sus negocios. La gente viene de toda la ciudad e incluso de la provincia para comprar
telas de colores vivos, hilos brillantes y otros accesorios para la costura y la sastrería,
artes por las cuales los nativos guatemaltecos son famosos.
Edades 4 a 8 / 978-0-88899-538-4 / Edición de pasta dura $11.95
PRIMAS
ESCRITO POR ELISA AMADO / ILUSTRADO POR LUIS GARAY
La niña al centro de esta historia vive entre dos mundos: su casa, donde vive con su
papá latinoamericano y su abuela norteamericana rodeada de libros, cosas bonitas y
mucho dinero. Y la casa de su otra abuela, católica, donde las posesiones materiales no
son especialmente importantes. No es fácil reconciliar los dos mundos.
Edades 5 a 9 / 978-0-88899-548-3 / Edición de pasta dura $16.95
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EL TRICICLO
ESCRITO POR ELISA AMADO / ILUSTRADO POR ALFONSO RUANO
Margarita vive en una casa grande y señorial rodeada por una cerca. Detrás de la
cerca viven niños muy pobres. Esta historia explora la brecha entre ellos, así como la
conciencia y el sentido de la responsabilidad que esta diferencia crea en una niña que
tiene tanto más que la gente que la rodea.
Edades 6 a 9 / 978-0-88899-613-8 / Edición de pasta dura $17.95
LA CASITA AZUL
ESCRITO POR SANDRA COMINO
En un pequeño pueblo en la provincia argentina hay una casita mágica. Cintia, de
doce años, vive en aquel pueblo con su papá, un hombre iracundo, que a menudo
vuelca su ira sobre ella. Cintia decide refugiarse en la casita azul; se esconde ahí
aunque su padre se lo ha prohibido. La casita azul representa una mezcla característicamente argentina de lo personal, lo político y lo mágico. Es un relato que dice
mucho sobre lo que está sucediendo hoy en día en ese país.
Edades 9 a 12 / 978-0-88899-540-7 / Edición en rústica $8.95
PREMIO PARA LEER EL XXI
PERRO VIEJO
ESCRITO POR TERESA CÁRDENAS
Toda su vida, Perro Viejo ha sido esclavo en la plantación de azúcar de su amo. Su
cuerpo está viejo y cansado, su mente se pierde a menudo en recuerdos. Escrito por
una descendiente de esclavos, Perro Viejo es un duro y conmovedor retrato de la inhumanidad de la esclavitud.
Edades 12+ / 978-0-88899-837-8 / Edición en rústica $9.95
AMÉRICAS AWARD COMMENDED LIST
PREMIO CASA DE LAS AMÉRICAS
“A powerful story that will invite classroom discussion among older readers.” — Booklist
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LATINO INTEREST
WHAT ARE YOU DOING?
WRITTEN BY ELISA AMADO / ILLUSTRATED BY MANUEL MONROY
In this delightfully retro celebration of reading, young Chepito is caught up in his
neighborhood’s love of reading, and shares it with his younger sister.
Ages 3 to 7 / 978-1-55498-070-3 / Hardcover $16.95
TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY FIRST AND BEST
“A pleasurable, rhythmic read …” — Booklist
JIMMY THE GREATEST!
WRITTEN BY JAIRO BUITRAGO / ILLUSTRATED BY RAFAEL YOCKTENG
Unlike many books about emigration, this story deals with a person who decides to stay
in his small, remote town by the sea in Latin America. An award-winning author and
illustrator bring us the powerful story of Jimmy, who is inspired by Muhammad Ali.
Ages 4 to 7 / 978-1-55498-178-6 / Hardcover $18.95
KIRKUS BEST CHILDREN’S BOOKS
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A SMALL NATIVITY
WRITTEN BY AQUILES NAZOA / ILLUSTRATED BY ANA PALMERO CÁCERES
A delightful retelling of the Christmas story in a contemporary Latin American
setting by one of the most famous poets of Venezuela. A perfect Christmas gift for
young readers and art lovers alike.
Ages 4 to 8 / 978-0-88899-839-2 / Hardcover $9.95
AMÉRICAS AWARD COMMENDED LIST
“The formal poses of the characters and the intensity of the jewel-bright colors create a
distinctive look for this fresh interpretation of the familiar story.” — Booklist
OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
WRITTEN BY FRANCISCO SERRANO / ILLUSTRATED BY FELIPE
DÁVALOS / PAPER ENGINEERING BY EUGENIA GUZMÁN
An unusual and beautiful pop-up book that tells the miraculous story of how the
Lady of Guadalupe appeared to Juan Diego in Tepeyac, Mexico.
Ages 4 and up / 978-1-55498-074-1 / Pop-up book $22.95
“This innovative, rich pop-up book is a feast for the eyes.” — Reviews from Parent Council
“This sophisticated pop-up book … will appeal to all those who look to [the Lady of Guadalupe] as a religious, political or cultural force.” — Children’s Bookwatch
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THE COMPOSITION
WRITTEN BY ANTONIO SKÁRMETA / ILLUSTRATED BY ALFONSO RUANO
When soldiers come and take his friend Daniel’s father away, things suddenly
become much more complicated for Pedro, a situation all too familiar to children
around the world.
Ages 8 and up / 978-0-88899-550-6 / Paperback $7.95
AMÉRICAS AWARD COMMENDED LIST
UNESCO TOLERANCE AWARD
JANE ADDAMS CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARD
“Skármeta’s concise and pointed description of Pedro’s acquisition of political consciousness and discretion is brilliant.” — School Library Journal
LA MALINCHE: The Princess Who Helped Cortés
Conquer the Aztec Empire
WRITTEN BY FRANCISCO SERRANO / ILLUSTRATED BY PABLO SERRANO
Depending on your point of view, La Malinche was either the mother of a mestizo
Mexico or a traitor to her people. Author Francisco Serrano describes how she
became an interpreter and an important advisor to Hernán Cortés, the Spanish conquistador who conquered Mesoamerica, defeating and destroying the Aztec empire.
Ages 9 to 12 / 978-1-55498-111-3 / Hardcover $18.95
USBBY OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL BOOKS HONOR LIST
“An inventive introduction to a fascinating historical figure.” — Kirkus Reviews
WHEN I WAS A BOY NERUDA CALLED ME
POLICARPO
WRITTEN BY POLI DÉLANO / ILLUSTRATED BY MANUEL MONROY
A charming memoir of magical days with Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, winner of the
Nobel Prize.
Ages 9 to 12 / 978-0-88899-726-5 / Hardcover $17.95
INTERNATIONAL LATINO BOOK AWARD – BEST YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION
“Full of charming and candid detail …” — Horn Book
I DREAMT… A book about hope
WRITTEN BY GABRIELA OLMOS / ILLUSTRATED BY 12 MEXICAN
ILLUSTRATORS
Children whose daily lives are afflicted by violence dream of a different world in
this powerful book created by Mexican artists as a fundraiser for the IBBY Fund for
Children in Crisis.
Ages 9 and up / 978-1-55498-330-8 / Hardcover $18.95
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THE GIRL FROM CHIMEL
WRITTEN BY RIGOBERTA MENCHÚ / ILLUSTRATED BY DOMI
Nobel Peace Prize winner and noted Maya activist Rigoberta Menchú’s evocative
memoir is filled with love for an irretrievable past.
Ages 9 and up / 978-0-88899-666-4 / Hardcover $18.95
ALA NOTABLE BOOKS LIST
“[Menchú’s] writing evokes a world of wild, friendly magic in which every living creature
has its own spirit double.” — Horn Book
“Domi’s colorful flat oil paintings, with traditional Mayan symbols and motifs, perfectly
complement this collection.” — Book Links
THE SECRET LEGACY
WRITTEN BY RIGOBERTA MENCHÚ / ILLUSTRATED BY DOMI
Nobel Peace Prize winner and noted Maya activist Rigoberta Menchú returns to the
world of her childhood.
Ages 9 and up / 978-0-88899-896-5 / Hardcover $19.95
INTERNATIONAL LATINO BOOK AWARDS – BEST PICTURE BOOK – RUNNER-UP
“Domi has provided bright paintings in a naturalistic, folk-art style. The lyrical translation
preserves the story teller’s voice.” — School Library Journal
“Magical and riveting, this collection of tales is a fascinating read …” — CM Magazine
THE POET KING OF TEZCOCO: A Great Leader
of Ancient Mexico
WRITTEN BY FRANCISCO SERRANO / ILLUSTRATED BY PABLO SERRANO
Though written for children, this beautifully crafted and lushly illustrated story will
thrill and inform readers of all ages.
Ages 9 and up / 978-0-88899-787-6 / Hardcover $18.95
NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY 100 TITLES FOR READING AND SHARING
“Groundbreaking in its coverage of exciting history, this book offers details that are
rarely presented to young people.” — Booklist
CINCO DE MAYO: Yesterday and Today
WRITTEN BY MARIA CRISTINA URRUTIA AND REBECA OROZCO
Using historical sources and the photographic record of a contemporary reenactment, this book explains why Cinco de Mayo (Fifth of May) is one of the most
important days in the calendar of the Mexican-American community.
Ages 10 and up / 978-0-88899-877-4 / Paperback $7.95
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Inside Front Cover
Inside Back Cover
TABLE OF CONTENTS
SALES INFORMATION
Groundwood Books
Bilingual Books ... 1
Books in Spanish with English Editions ... 5
110 Spadina Avenue, Suite 801
Toronto, ON M5V 2K4
www.houseofanansi.com
Spanish Titles ... 8
Sales
Latino Interest ... 10
Barbara Howson, Vice-President, Sales
416-363-4343, ext. 233
[email protected]
Allison Charles, International Sales Manager
416-363-4343, ext. 237
[email protected]
Emily Mockler, Sales Associate, National
Accounts
416-363-4343, ext. 243
[email protected]
Kate McQuaid, Publicist
416-363-4343 ext. 229
[email protected]
Trish Osuch, Web Content Manager
416-363-4343 ext. 242
[email protected]
Fulfillment and Distribution — USA
Perseus Books Group and
Publishers Group West
Orders
1-800-343-4499
Fax: 1-800-351-5073
[email protected]
Returns Address
Eva O’Brien, Sales Assistant
416-363-4343, ext. 248
[email protected]
Perseus Distribution Returns Dept.
193 Edwards Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
Marketing
Fulfillment and Distribution —
Canada
Eric Jensen, Vice President, Marketing
[email protected]
Fred Horler, Marketing Manager
416-363-4343, ext. 228
[email protected]
Laura Repas, Publicist
416-363-4343 ext. 225
[email protected]
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Toll free: 1-800-387-0117
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SAN: 115026X
Returns to: Same as above
We acknowledge for their financial support of our publishing program the Canada
Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, the Government of Ontario through
the Ontario Media Development Corporation, and the Government of Canada
through the Canada Book Fund (CBF).
Cover illustration by Domi
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Spanish Catalogue
Catálogo en español
GROUNDWOOD
BOOKS
www.houseofanansi.com
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