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Como agua para chocolate (Vintage Espanol) (Spanish Edition)

Like Water for Chocolate (Como Agua Para Chocolate): A Novel in Monthly Installments, with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies by Laura Esquivel

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe-The book that ignited my passion for stories. A childhood classic.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe-The book that ignited my passion for stories. A childhood classic that was read by my teacher, Mrs.

Rebelión en la granja / Animal Farm. George Orwell

Animal Farm – the history of a revolution that went wrong – is George Orwell’s brilliant satire on the corrupting influence of power with cover image by street artist turned art professional, Shepard Fairey.

Comfort Books - 10 books that this blogger reads over and over.  Also, check out the comments.  Lots of good suggestions on there, too!

Comfort Books - 10 books to read over and over. Also, check out the comments. Lots of good suggestions on there, too!

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35 books to read before they're 2014 movies! I think I found my 2014 reading list I did not know The Giver was going to be a movie!

The Diary of a Young Girl

Anne Frank’s extraordinary diary, written in the Amsterdam attic where she and her family hid from the Nazis for two years, has become a world classic and a tim

Get lost in a good book. Here are some of Tina's favorite historical fiction…

25 Must-Read Historical Fiction Novels

25 Must-Read Historical Fiction Novels - Get lost in a good book. Here are some of Tina's favorite historical fiction novels.

Good Reads: Spring Reading List The Language of Flowers- Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Good Reads: Spring Reading List

The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it’s been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude.

AHH MY FAV

7 Children’s Books Worth Reading for some bedtime literature that’s more soothing than the newspaper.

Lezen

Jessie Willcox Smith American / "More Books in the Home!" [Children's] Book Week poster showing children in library reading, 1930

In the Time of the Butterflies..... Beautifully written true story. I loved this book! They also made a good movie out of it starring Salma Hayek

Inspired by real events and based on the real Mirabal sisters, this book chronicles the resistance efforts of las Mariposas in the Dominican Republic during the rule of General Rafael Trujillo. Appropriate for high school and older.

The first time I read this book was at the request of my friend to her daughter.  Unbeknown to me what the book was about or how it ended...I was a blubbering idiot by the end.  But I do love this book.

I'll Love You Forever.The best book I have ever read to my son I cry everytime!

The Joy Luck Club, presents the stories of four Chinese-immigrant women and their American-born daughters. Each of the four Chinese women has her own view of the world based on her experiences in China and wants to share that vision with her daughter. The daughters try to understand and appreciate their mothers' pasts, adapt to the American way of life, and win their mothers' acceptance.

The Joy Luck Club - Amy Tan. I love the intertwined stories of the mothers and daughters.

The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende  Kara's pick for April 2012

History Books

“ In one of the most important and beloved Latin American works of the twentieth century, Isabel Allende weaves a luminous tapestry of three generations of the Trueba family, revealing both triumphs.

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