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Books by Julia Alvarez

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Books by Category

NOVELS

RETURN TO SENDER (2009)

Saving the World (2006)

In the Name of Salomé (2000)

¡YO! (1997)

In The Time of the Butterflies (1994)

How the García Girls Lost Their Accents (1991)

How the García Girls Lost Their Accents: a novel by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary

POETRY

The Woman I Kept to Myself (2004)

Homecoming: New and Collected Poems (1996)

The Other Side / El Otro Lado (1995)

NONFICTION

A Wedding in Haiti: The Story of a Friendship (April 2012)

Once Upon A Quinceañera: Coming of Age in the USA (2007)

Something to Declare (1998)

Something to Declare: a book of nonfiction essays by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary
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FOR YOUNG READERS OF ALL AGES

How Tía Lola Ended Up Starting Over (middle readers, 2011)

How Tía Lola Saved the Summer (middle readers, 2011)

How Tía Lola Learned to Teach (middle readers, 2010)

The Best Gift of All: The Legend of La Vieja Belén / El mejor regalo del mundo: la leyenda de La Vieja Belén (picture book, 2008)

A Gift of Gracias: the legend of Altagracia (picture book, 2005)

finding miracles (young adult, 2004)

Before We Were Free (middle readers and up, 2002)

How Tía Lola Came to Visit Stay (middle readers, 2001)

A Cafecito Story (a green fable for young readers of all ages, 2001)

The Secret Footprints (picture book, 2000)

How Tía Lola Ended Up Starting Over, a book for young readers by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary
The Secret Footprints: a picture book for Young Readers by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary

Books by Publication Date

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Tía Lola Stories

How Tía Lola
Ended Up Starting Over

How Tía Lola Ended Up Starting Over, a book for young readers by Julia Alvarez
middle readers, September 2011
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How Tía Lola
Saved the Summer

How Tía Lola Saved the Summer, a book for young readers by Julia Alvarez
middle readers, May 2011
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How Tía Lola
Learned to Teach

How Tía Lola Learned to Teach, a book for young readers by Julia Alvarez
middle readers, 2010
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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

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
picture book, 2008
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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
nonfiction, 2007
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Saving the World

Saving the World by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary

A Gift of Gracias
The Legend of Altagracia

A Gift of Gracias: The Legend of Altagracia -- a Knopf Book for Young Readers by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary
picture book, 2005
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Finding Miracles

Finding Miracles: a Knopf Book for Young Readers by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary
young adult, 2004
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The Woman
I Kept To Myself

The Woman I Kept To Myself: book of poetry by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary

Before We Were Free

Before We Were Free: a book for Young Readers by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary
middle readers and up, 2002
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A Cafecito Story

A Cafecito Story/El cuento del cafecito by Julia Alvarez: bilingual edition -- click for book summary
young readers, 2001
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How Tía Lola
Came to Visit Stay

How Tia Lola Came to -Visit- Stay: a novel for young readers by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary
middle readers, 2001
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The Secret Footprints

The Secret Footprints: a picture book for Young Readers by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary
picture book, 2000
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In the Name of Salomé

In the Name of Salome: a novel by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary
young readers, 2001
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Something to Declare

Something to Declare: a book of nonfiction essays by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary
nonfiction, 1998
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¡YO!

¡YO!: a novel by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary

Homecoming:
New and Collected Poems

Homecoming: New and Collected Poems by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary
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The Other Side /
El Otro Lado

The Other Side/El Otro Lado: a book of poetry by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary

In The Time of the Butterflies

In The Time of the Butterflies: a novel by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary

How the García Girls
Lost Their Accents

How the García Girls Lost Their Accents: a novel by Julia Alvarez -- click for book summary
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More Books by Julia Alvarez:

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Autographed Books by Julia Alvarez

Would you like a signed -- or personalized -- copy of one of Julia's books? Simply call or email one of her two local bookstores -- or stop in for a visit.

Vermont Book Shop
38 Main Street, Middlebury, Vermont
802.388.2061
vermontbookshop.com

Middlebury College Store
58 Hepburn Road, Middlebury, Vermont
Contact Georgia Best
802.443.2258
bookstore.middlebury.edu

And, of course, Julia would love to see you at one of her upcoming appearances. To see if she will be in your town, check her calendar.

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bookstore.middlebury.edu

penguingroup.com

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booksamillion.com

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