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Alma and how she got her name

Juana Martinez-Neal

Alma and how she got her name

by Juana Martinez-Neal

  • 242 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance,
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational,
  • JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Caribbean & Latin America,
  • Names, Personal -- Fiction,
  • Families -- Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Caribbean & Latin America,
  • People & Places,
  • Personal Names,
  • Families,
  • Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance,
  • Family,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Multigenerational,
  • Social Themes,
  • Hispanic Americans,
  • JUVENILE FICTION

  • About the Edition

    When Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela asks her father why she has so many names, she hears the story of her name and learns about her grandparents.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesAlma & how she got her name
    StatementJuana Martinez-Neal
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.1.M3745 Alm 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26886824M
    ISBN 100763693553
    ISBN 109780763693558
    LC Control Number2018935034
    OCLC/WorldCa995127994

    Alma and How She Got Her Name/Alma y como obtuvo su nombre is a definite must add to all libraries in classrooms and homes! ABOUT THE AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR: Juana Martinez Neal is an award-winning illustrator and artist. Her passion for art started as a child and led her to study at one of the best schools in fine arts in Peru.   Meet Alma. For our giveaway, Candlewick Press has graciously provided copies of both the Spanish version and the English version of a new children’s book, Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre (Alma and How She Got Her Name) by Juana Martinez-Neal. Here’s how Candlewick describes it.

    Decorate this name tag to show who you are, and use the space below to tell the story of your own name. Alma and How She Got Her Name Activities • Candlewick Press • • page 2. Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): Alma and How She Got Her Name. ISBN of the winning item: What type of media is this winner?: Book. Winner Detail Create Date: Friday, February 1, - Winner Detail Change Date.

      [[nid]] In the marvelous new picture book Alma and How She Got Her Name, Peruvian born author and illustrator Juana Martinez-Leal introduces us to Alma, a little girl with a very long name. And just what is that name? Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela. Yes. That is a very long name. And Alma wants to know just how she got it.   Alma, and her readers, are wrapped up in the beautiful vines and tendrils of family. Alma's connection to those elders she will never meet is forged through her father and her name and his relationship to them is also maintained through Alma and her name. And, even better, this book appeals to children, and not just sappy adults!


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Alma and how she got her name by Juana Martinez-Neal Download PDF EPUB FB2

PreS-Gr 2—It's said there's a Alma and how she got her name book behind every name and Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela is surely a moniker worthy of six tales. After complaining that her name is so long that it "never fits," Alma's father shares stories with the girl about the people she's been named after, including a book lover, an artist, and a deeply spiritual woman, among others/5().

Our book today is Alma And How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal, a wonderful tale of a little girl with a very big – and very special – name.

Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has a very long name, so long that it often doesn’t fit when she tries to write it out. She tells her father, who sits her down and promises to explain /5.

While Alma feels enriched by learning her family’s history, she is also empowered by the knowledge that she will give her name, Alma, its own story. —Booklist (starred review) Martinez-Neal’s first outing as author is a winner—her velvety and largely monochromatic pencil drawings, punctuated with cherry red, teem with emotional intimacy.

Juana Martinez-Neal Alma and How She Got Her Name Similar books. Books similar to Alma and How She Got Her Name Alma and How She Got Her Name. by Juana Martinez-Neal. avg. rating Ratings. What's in a name. For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from — and who she may one day be.

If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has way too many names: six. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book.

The Children’s Book Review – Illustration Inspiration: Juana Martinez-Neal, Illustrator Of Alma And How She Got Her Name; Anti-Defamation League – Anti-Bias Education: Alma and How She Got Her Name; Amazon – Best Children’s Books of So Far, Ages 3 – 5; New York Public Library – New & Noteworthy: Picture Books We Love.

2 days ago  Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal. 35 Total Resources 10 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books. Meet-the-Author Recording of Alma and How She Got Her Name; Audio Excerpt from Alma and How She Got Her Name; Name Pronunciation with Juana Martinez-Neal; Grade; PK-2; Genre; Realistic Fiction; Cultural Area.

Alma and How She Got Her Name. Written and Illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal. Published in by Candlewick Press. ISBN A Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction Recommended Book. Grades PK – 3. Book Review “Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela had a long name – too long, if you asked her.” Alma.

This book starts with the line, "Alma Sofia Esparanza Jose Pura Candela had a long name- too long if you asked her." But once Alma learns where each of the pieces of her name come from, and the traits she shares with her ancestors, she is proud to carry their name/5().

Alma and How She Got Her Name/Alma y como obtuvo su nombre is a definite must add to all libraries in classrooms and homes. ABOUT THE AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR: Juana Martinez Neal is an award-winning illustrator and artist. Her passion for art started as a child and led her to study at one of the best schools in fine arts in Peru.

Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal; illus. by the author Preschool, Primary Candlewick 32 pp. g 4/18 $Author: Megan Dowd Lambert. Alma and How She Got Her Name. By Juana Martinez-Neal (Candlewick Press) Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela thinks that six is way too many names.

But as she learns more about how her names connect her to her family, Alma becomes very proud of all her names. Teach This Book. Our Alma and How She Got Her Name Activities are now digital for distance learning with editable teaching slides and worksheets based on Juana Martinez-Neal's book.

Read aloud the diverse picture book then use the printables or go paperless with Google or. Alma and How She Got Her Name (Hardcover) By Juana Martinez-Neal, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator).

Candlewick,32pp. Publication Date: Ap Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc (8/6/). The first time I saw Juana Martinez-Neal's Alma and How She Got Her Name was as a thumbnail image on a website alongside scores of other in low-resolution, postage-stamp size, I felt its softness and personalness, and I wanted to reach in and hold it.

Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has a very long name, and she’s about to find out how she came to have it. Alma is a cute little girl with the sweetest pair of striped red-and-white pants ever.

She also happens to have a very long name—so long, in fact, that it never fits. Her father sits her down to tell her the story of her name Author: Juana Martinez-Neal. While Alma feels enriched by learning her family's history, she is also empowered by the knowledge that she will give her name, Alma, its own story.

--Booklist (starred review) Martinez-Neal's first outing as author is a winner--her velvety and largely monochromatic pencil drawings, punctuated with cherry red, teem with emotional intimacy/5(K).

Alma wants to know why her name is so long, so Papi shares the vibrant stories of the relatives she was named after. "A beautifully illustrated, tender story." -SLJ, starred review.

"Alma and How She Got Her Name" explores themes of immigration and identity. Author Juana Martinez-Neal explains the story behind the book and talks about what inspired her. Reviewed by Sierra Kling Review Source: Reading Is Resistance PDX Book Author: Born in Lima, Perú, Juana Martinez-Neal incorporates her Latinx culture into her debut author/ illustrator book, Alma and How She Got Her Name, published in both Spanish and English.

This is a pleasant read because it is fresh and lighthearted but still packed with [ ]Author: Teaching For Change. After Alma's dad is done discussing each of her ancestors, he tells her that Alma is her own name, and she will make her own story.

Alma is so proud after learning about her people and states her full name. This is another book I absolutely adored/5(62). As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all — and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell.

In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin stories or names/5(5).Her full name is Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela, and it’s so long that “it never fits,” as the girl explains to her father.

(When she writes it on a sheet of paper, she has to tape.