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Alma and How She Got Her Name
Compact Disc - English

If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza Jos Pura Candela has way too many names: six How did such a small person wind up with such a large name? Alma turns to Daddy for an answer and learns of Sofia, the grandmother who loved books and flowers; Esperanza, the great-grandmother who longed to travel; Jos , the grandfather who was an artist; and other namesakes too. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all--and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. Through Alma's vibrant story, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin stories or names.

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12.45cm x 14.22cm x 1.02cm
Age Group
3 to 8
Preschool to 3rd Grade
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About Author

Sananes, Adriana
ADRIANA SANANES has been a leading actress with the major New York Hispanic theatre companies. Her performances earned her the Princess Grace Foundation's Theatre Fellowship, a Best Actress Award at the International Festival in El Paso, a Hispanic Critics Association Award, and a Hispanic Association of Latin Actors Award. She narrated the Oscar-nominated and Sundance Grand Jury Prize winning documentary "Children of Fate"

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