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Carmen Agra Deedy

Autor(a) de 14 Cows for America

18+ Works 4,626 Membros 317 Reviews 2 Favorited

About the Author

Award-winning children's book author and storyteller Carmen Agra Deedy was born in Havana, Cuba in 1960. She immigrated to the United States with her family in 1963 and grew up in Decatur, Georgia. Deedy has written Agatha's Feather Bed: Not Just Another Wild Goose Story, Tree Man, The Library mostrar mais Dragon, The Last Dance, The Secret of Old Zeb, The Yellow Star, and Fourteen Cows for America. She has also contributed to National Public Radio's Weekend All Things Considered and Latino USA. Deedy has performed as a storyteller at venues including the Disney Institute, the New Victory Theater, the Folger Shakespeare Library, and the Kennedy Center and also at the St. Louis Storytelling Festival, the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, the National Storytelling Festival, the Beyond the Border International Storytelling Festival, the National Book Festival, schools, conferences, and museums. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras de Carmen Agra Deedy

14 Cows for America (2008) 970 cópias, 93 resenhas
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale (2009) 782 cópias, 106 resenhas
The Library Dragon (1994) 735 cópias, 23 resenhas
The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark (2000) — Autor — 638 cópias, 28 resenhas
The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! (2017) 403 cópias, 14 resenhas
The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale (2011) 388 cópias, 28 resenhas
Rita and Ralph's Rotten Day (2020) 128 cópias, 3 resenhas
Return of the Library Dragon (2012) 94 cópias, 7 resenhas
The Secret of Old Zeb (1997) 56 cópias
Wombat Said Come In (2022) 45 cópias, 3 resenhas
The Last Dance (1995) 38 cópias, 3 resenhas
TreeMan (1993) 31 cópias, 1 resenha
The Children's Moon (2021) 27 cópias, 3 resenhas
Carina Felina (2023) — Narrador, algumas edições20 cópias

Associated Works

Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. Ever. (2017) — Contribuinte — 185 cópias, 7 resenhas
A Christmas Housewarming (1992) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias

Etiquetado

9/11 (184) Africa (106) animals (68) cats (39) children (44) children's (97) children's literature (49) cockroaches (36) compassion (69) cows (72) Cuba (41) Cuban (40) culture (40) Denmark (76) diversity (32) dragons (57) empathy (40) fantasy (40) fiction (129) folklore (34) folktale (96) folktales (33) friendship (64) generosity (56) historical fiction (65) history (76) Holocaust (65) Kenya (112) kindness (35) librarians (34) libraries (47) library (77) love (35) Masai (60) multicultural (70) non-fiction (92) picture book (385) Spanish (43) to-read (48) WWII (89)

Conhecimento Comum

Outros nomes
Deedy, Carmen
Data de nascimento
1960-09-11
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
Cuba
Local de nascimento
Havana, Cuba
Locais de residência
Decatur, Georgia, USA
Ocupação
children's book author
storyteller

Membros

Resenhas

 
Marcado
amaveritt | outras 27 resenhas | Apr 23, 2024 |
Independent Reading Level: Grades PK-3rd
Awards:
Pura Belpre Award/Honors (2008)
 
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Traci_Spurlock | outras 105 resenhas | Apr 12, 2024 |
This book was beautiful and made me cry.

Because it is historical fiction.
 
Marcado
FamiliesUnitedLL | outras 27 resenhas | Apr 8, 2024 |
Independent Reading Level: Grades 1-4
Awards:Notable Children's Recordings
 
Marcado
Htown | outras 22 resenhas | Oct 30, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
18
Also by
2
Membros
4,626
Popularidade
#5,445
Avaliação
4.2
Resenhas
317
ISBNs
115
Idiomas
3
Favorito
2

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