Planting Stories

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Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

When she came to America in 1921, Pura Belpré carried the cuentos folklóricos of her Puerto Rican homeland. Finding a new home at the New York Public Library as a bilingual assistant, she turned her popular retellings into libros and spread story seeds across the land. Today, these seeds have grown into a lush landscape as generations of children and storytellers continue to share her tales and celebrate Pura’s legacy.

Written by: Anika Aldamuy Denise

Illustrated by: Paola Escobar

pages: 40

Dim: 0.5" H x 11.2" L x 8.7" W

Item number: 9780062748683

Planting Stories
Planting Stories - The New York Public Library Shop