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BOOKS

Readers ask me how come I jump around so much in terms of genres: writing poetry and children's books and stories and novels and essays. I blame my life. Something happens which sends me in a new direction... and the telling requires a different form, rhythm, voice. Like writing A Cafecito Story because of my involvement in our farm in the Dominican Republic. Or writing children's books inspired by the picture books I was using with the kids and adults on the farm who were learning to read. You go where your life takes you and the song comes out of that adventure.

If you want to buy any of these books, follow this link to find your local bookstore at indiebound.org. With each book description in this section you will find links to its various editions at amazon.com, where you can look inside the books as well as buy them. If you have another favorite store, click for more bookstore links. The Middlebury College Store also offers to send you autographed copies of any of my books as long as they are in hard cover.

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Upcoming & Recent Books by Julia Alvarez

A Wedding in Haiti: The Story of a Friendship, a book of nonfiction by Julia Alvarez, available now in hardcover and paperback -- click for book summary

A Wedding in Haiti:
The Story of a Friendship

Available April 24, 2012

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How Tía Lola
Saved the Summer

How Tía Lola Saved the Summer, a book for young readers by Julia Alvarez

May 2011:
Tía Lola Keeps Going!

How Tía Lola
Ended Up Starting Over

How Tía Lola Ended Up Starting Over, a book for young readers by Julia Alvarez

September 2011:
Tía Lola's B&B

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RETURN TO SENDER

RETURN TO SENDER, a novel, ages ten and up (and up!), by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary

click for book summary
see also: News from Vermont

Once Upon A Quinceañera:
Coming of Age in the USA

Once Upon A Quinceañera: Coming of Age in the USA by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary Once Upon A Quinceañera: Coming of Age in the USA by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary

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The Best Gift of All:
The Legend of
La Vieja Belen

El mejor regalo
del mundo: la leyenda
de La Vieja Belén

The Best Gift of All: The Legend of La Vieja Belén/El mejor regalo del mundo: la leyenda de La Vieja Belén

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. . . & many more!

Click for more books by Julia Alvarez:

Novels

Poetry

Nonfiction

For Young Readers of All Ages

Tía Lola Stories

All Books

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Buy Books by Julia Alvarez

at your local bookstore

find books by Julia Alvarez at your local bookstore: indiebound.org

at amazon.com

& at other favorite bookstores:

vermontbookshop.com

powells.com

penguingroup.com

randomhouse.com

barnesandnoble.com

booksamillion.com

audiobookstand.com

The Middlebury College Store also offers to send you autographed copies of any of my books as long as they are in hard cover.


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