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Adelita : A Mexican Cinderella Story
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Overview

Hace mucho tiempo--a long time ago--there lived a beautiful young woman named Adelita. So begins the age-old tale of a kindhearted young woman, her jealous stepmother, two hateful stepsisters, and a young man in search of a wife. The young man, Javier, falls madly in love with beautiful Adelita, but she disappears from his fiesta at midnight, leaving him with only one clue to her hidden identity: a beautiful rebozo--shawl. With the rebozo in place of a glass slipper, this favorite fairy tale takes a delightful twist. Tomie dePaola's exquisite paintings, filled with the folk art of Mexico, make this a Cinderella story like no other. Please note that the majority of this text is in English, with Spanish vocabulary throughout.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780142401873
  • ISBN-10: 0142401870
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Publish Date: August 2004
  • Dimensions: 10.98 x 9 x 0.12 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.41 pounds
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8

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