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Title

Tomas and the library lady

Description

Tomas and his family are migrant workers who travel between Iowa and Texas to find work. Tomas loves to listen to his grandfather's stories but he knows all of them and decides to go to the library to learn some new stories. The librarian welcomes Tomas in and offers him cold water to drink and stories to read. Tomas visits the library lady whenever he can and even teaches her some of his native language, Spanish. When Tomas' family must leave the library lady gives Tomas a book to take with him.

Author

Mora, Pat

Publisher

Alfred A. Knopf

Illustrator

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ISBN

0-679-80401-3

City of Publication

New York

Year of Publication

1997

Author of Abstract

Abstract provided by Julie Ivan, 2000

Citation

Mora, Pat, “Tomas and the library lady,” Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University, accessed April 18, 2019, https://dlp.lib.miamioh.edu/picturebook/items/show/7646.
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