The Donkey Lady Fights La Llorona And Other Stories / La Señora Asno Se Enfrenta A La Llorona Y Otros Cuentos (English And Spanish Edition)
Margarito is eleven years old now and he's way past believing in Grandpa Ventura's ghost stories, but he loves listening to them anyway. One evening on his way home from his grandfather's, Margarito finds himself alone in the gathering dusk, crossing a narrow bridge. Suddenly, a woman in white floats towards him and calls, "Come to me, child come to me!" He frantically hides in the shallow river...
Age Range: 8 - 12 years
Grade Level: 4 - 6
Lexile Measure: 610
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Arte Publico Pr; Bilingual edition (October 31, 2015)
Language: English, Spanish
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 1380411
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu book
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Xavier Garza's stories are as great as his original artwork in his newest collection of contemporary stories inspired by folklore, legends, and youth culture. I loved "The Devil Is Making Him Do It" and "The Selfie" and "Can I Keep Him?" These storie...
sees a pair of yellow, glowing eyes swimming towards him. Before long, the Donkey Lady and La Llorona are circling each other, fighting to claim poor Margarito as their next victim!Popular storyteller Xavier Garza returns with another collection of eerie tales full of creepy creatures from Latin American lore. There are duendes, bald, green-skinned brutes with sharp teeth; thunderbirds, giant pterodactyl-like things that discharge electricity from their wings during thunderstorms; and blood-sucking beasts that drain every single drop of blood from their victims bodies!Set in contemporary times, Garza's young protagonists deal with much more than just the supernatural: there are chupacabras and drug dealers, witches and bullies, a jealous cousin and the devil. Accompanied by the author's dramatic black and white illustrations, the short, blood-curdling stories in this bilingual collection for ages 8 12 are sure to bewitch a whole new generation of young people.