Written by Arthur Dorros
Illustrated by Elisa Kleven
Dutton Children's Books, 1995
In this sequel to ABUELA, Rosalba and her Abuela fly
to the island where Abuela grew up
NCSS Notable Children’s Book
ABA/CBC Children’s Books Mean Business
NCSS Notable Children’s Trade Book
Bank Street Child Study Center Best Book
CLASP Latin American Studies Award
“An enchanting journey through the imagination
that is delightful for sharing again and again.”
-- School Library Journal.
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Enlarged pictures from ISLA brighten the walls of
New York Presbyterian, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.
Arthur Dorros, the author of ISLA and ABUELA in front of the Brooklyn Bridge scene.
Dolls based on Abuela and Rosalba