ALMA FLOR ADA, AN AUTHOR KIDS LOVE
ISBN 978-0-7660-2760-2
Alma Flor Ada grew up in Cuba, moving to the United States as a college student. She is the author of over two hundred books for children, many of them in both English and Spanish Alma Flor Ada: An Author Kids Love is based on an interview with Alma Flor Ada by Michelle Parker-Rock. Readers can learn all about Alma Flor Ada’s childhood and how it influenced her writing. Alma Flor Ada tells how she works today and offers advice on how kids can become writers themselves. Filled with childhood pictures and personal quotes.



“This interesting and informative book presents a
detailed look at her childhood, education, and family life
as well as her writing. Crisply written, it is filled with
personal information, first-person quotations, and
informative sidebars, as well as color photographs
and offers a glimpse into her life that will appeal to
both elementary and middle school readers.”
-TriState Young Adult Review Committee, November 2008

“Children will love learning about this wonderful author,
her life, and her motivations that made her the awesome author that she is.”
-Association of Regional XI School Libraries, October 2008

“...a fascinating biography...a great biography!”
-
Pasadena Independent School District, June 2008