Frida Mar¡a by Deborah Nourse Lattimore
A Story of the Old Southwest

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Frida María is a feisty, independent little girl in the Old Southwest. Everyone is getting ready for Fiesta, and although she tries to behave properly, Frida is constantly disappointing her mamá. Finally, she must decide if it is better to please her mamá or to be true to herself. “It is refreshing to see such a strong and independent girl in this satisfying picture book.”--School Library Journal

About Deborah Nourse Lattimore

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DEBORAH NOURSE LATTIMORE has traveled all over the world as a scholar, an artist, and a writer. She loves creating picture books that take young readers on amazing journeys back through time to ancient and mysterious cultures. In MEDUSA, Ms. Lattimore transports readers to mythical Greece of long ago, when gods meddled with mortals and fates would often be cursed. When not roaming the world, Ms. Lattimore lives in Los Angeles, California, with her two children.Her other journeys through ancient worlds include: THE FOOL AND THE PHOENIXA Tale of Old JapanARABIAN NIGHTSThree TalesTHE WINGED CATA Tale of Ancient EgyptTHE SAILOR WHO CAPTURED THE SEAA Story of the Books of KellsTHE DRAGON'S ROBEWHY THERE IS NO ARGUING IN HEAVENA Mayan MythTHE PRINCE AND THE GOLDEN AXA Minoan TaleTHE FLAME OF PEACEA Tale of the Aztecs
Published February 15, 1997 by Voyager Books. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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While praising the spunky protagonist and brightly colored, fresco-like paintings, PW expressed reservations about the contrived narrative. A Spanish-language edition, Frida Maria: Un cuen

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