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Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: How Tía Lola came to visit stay: Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful great aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: "It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found dead near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their death as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Rafael Leonidas Trujillo's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010

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Alvarez, Julia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 395.24 ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: A cultural exploration of the Latina fifteenth birthday celebration traces the experiences of a Queens teen preparing for her quinceañera, in an account that documents the history of the celebration's traditions as well as its growing popularity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 395.24 ALV

Alvarez, Julia

Summary: Children wonder what happens to their loved ones after death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories, Triangle Square Books for Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: After his family hires migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure, eleven-year-old Tyler befriends the oldest daughter, but when he discovers they may not be in the country legally, he realizes that real friendship knows no borders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: Captures the vivid lives of the García sisters, four privileged and rebellious Dominican girls adapting to their new lives in America.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: In the 1960s, political tension forces the García family away from Santo Domingo and towards the Bronx. The sisters all hit their strides in America, adapting and thriving despite cultural differences, language barriers, and prejudice. But Mami and Papi are more traditional, and they have far more difficulty adjusting to their new country. Making matters worse, the girls--frequently embarrassed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010

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Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: A story based on Dominican folklore, about the ciguapas, a tribe of beautiful underwater people whose feet are attached backwards, with their toes pointing in the direction from which they have come.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dell Dragonfly Books 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: The popular author talks about three of her most personal relationships--with her parents, with her husband, and with a young Haitian boy known as Piti.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALVAREZ, JULIA ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: Esta novela "cuenta la deliciosa historia de una familia dominicana, instalada en Vermont, que recibe la visita de una pariente muy especial. La irresistible, incontrolable e incluso mágica tía Lola transforma la vida de su familia. Sombreros, pañuelos, vestidos alegres, tacones, maracas, un tambor para las fiestas, café, hierbabuena, orégano, anís, hojas de guanábana, ajíes--su alegría invade...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 ALV SPANISH

Alvarez, Julia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: "It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found dead near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their death as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Rafael Leonidas Trujillo's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Alvarez

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: Latina novelist Alma Huebner is suffering from writer's block and is years past the completion date for yet another of her best-selling family sagas. Her husband, Richard, works for a humanitarian organization and wants her help on an AIDS assignment in the Dominican Republic. But Alma begs off joining him--her publisher is breathing down her neck. She promises to work hard and follow him a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: A best-selling, Latin-American author living in Vermont, Alma stays behind when her husband travels to the Dominican Republic to help fight AIDS. She needs the time to work on her latest book, but she has terrible writer's block. Soon, her focus is diverted to an entirely new story, that of the early 19th-century anti-smallpox expedition of Dr. Francisco Balmis. Accompanying Dr. Balmis was Doa...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC Alv

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David R. Godine 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SNA