Summer of the Mariposas

By Children's Literature

Based loosely on both The Odyssey and on Aztec legends, this story celebrates the power of women and the bonds of family. An extensive Spanish-English glossary helps the reader with frequent use of Spanish terms in the text. An Author’s Note provides additional insight for understanding the character and significance of Llorona. This book will resonate with those navigating the difficult waters of divorce and/or single-parent families.

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