by Alejandro Cruz Martinez, Rosalma Zubizarreta, Harriet Rohmer, Fernando Olivera (Illustrator), Harold Schector
Retells the Zapotec legend of Lucia Zenteno, a beautiful woman with magical powers who is exiled from a mountain village and takes its water away in punishment.
The Woman Who Outshone the Sun
Pat Mora, born in El Paso, Texas, is an award-winning poet and author of books for adults, teens, and children. Her awards include a Poetry Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Golden Kite Award, American Library Association Notable Book Awards, and honorary doctorates. A former teacher and university administrator, she is the founder of the family literacy initiative El día de los niños / El día de los libros, Children's Day / Book Day (Día). The year-long commitment to linking all children to books, languages and cultures, and of sharing what Pat calls "bookjoy," culminates in celebrations across the country in April. Pat lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Publisher: Lee & Low Books, Inc.
Publication date: 5/28/1997
Edition description: Bilingual Edition
Age range: 6 - 10 Years
- Juvenile Fiction | Fairy Tales & Folklore
- Zenteno, Lucia (Legendary character) -Zapotec Indians
- Indians of Mexico -Folklore - Mexico -Spanish language materials