Carmen Tafolla

Books by This Author

The Holy Tortilla and a Pot of Beans

Age Level: Young adult (14-18)

"Readers will be rewarded by the wisdom, wit, and hope in these 16 short stories. The selections range from the mystical appearance of the Virgin of Guadalupe in 'The Holy Tortilla' to the haunting yet empowering story of a victim in 'The Stuff to Scream With.' …What all of these stories have in common is the optimism that comes from taking emotional risks and forming relationships with family, friends, and community.

What Can You Do With a Paleta? /¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta?

Illustrated by: Magaly Morales
Age Level: 3-6
Language: Spanish (Bilingual Eng/Sp)

Product Description: As she strolls through her barrio, a young girl introduces readers to the frozen, fruit-flavored treat that thrills Mexican and Mexican-American children. Create a masterpiece, make tough choices (strawberry or coconut?), or cool off on a warm summer's day — there's so much to do with a paleta!