Pura's Cuentos: How Pura Belpré Reshaped Libraries with Her Stories

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Pura Belpre telling children a story

Pura’s abuela always has a cuento to share. She crows ¡Qui-qui-ri-quí! for Señor Gallo, booms Borom, Borom for Señor Zapo, and tells of a beautiful cockroach who loves a mouse. Pura clings to these stories like coquíes cling to green leaves.

Language: English,Spanish vocabulary featured
Culture/Community: Puerto Rican
Heritage & History: Hispanic Heritage and History
Genre: Biography
Format: Picture Book
Age Level: 6-9
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams