Prietita and the Ghost Woman/Prietita y la llorona

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Prietita and the Ghost Woman/Prietita y la llorona

Ever since she can remember, Prietita has heard terrifying tales of la llorona — the legendary ghost woman who steals children at night. Against a background of vibrant folk paintings, Gloria Anzaldua reinterprets, in a bilingual format, one of the most famous Mexican legends. In this version, Prietita discovers that la llorona is not what she expects, but rather a compassionate woman who helps Prietita on her journey of self-discovery.

Age Level: Middle Grade (9-14)