Emerald Lizard

Pleasant DeSpain (author)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874835526

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Description

For the past three decades, Pleasant DeSpain has explored Latin America its people, customs, cultures, and especially the myths and legends. The tales in this collection are full of compassionate souls, tricks and humor, explanations of nature and geography and as always, memorable characters and places. Mario Lamo-Jimnez's Spanish translation that accompanies the English version reverberates with the rich, vibrant quality that has become the bench mark for the best stories from Latin America.

Reading Level
Lexile
730L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
4.7
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity Legends & Myths People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Language Arts Social Studies
Language
English (US) Spanish
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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