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Gathering the Sun: An Alphabet in Spanish and English

Young girl harvesting crops

Using the alphabet as a pattern, paintings and brief poems explore rural life in Mexico presented first in Spanish and followed by English. From A to Z, brilliant illustrations and fluid poems evoke the plants, and more and the emotional impact on the lives of farm workers. English translation by Rosa Zubizarreta.

Age Level: 3-6
Language: Spanish (Bilingual Eng/Sp)
Country/Territory: Mexico
Culture/Community: Mexican / Mexican American
Format: Picture Book
Genre: Poetry
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Book Awards: Pura Belpré Award