Waiting for the BiblioBurroBook - 2011
When a man brings to a remote village two burros, Alfa and Beto, loaded with books the children can borrow, Ana's excitement leads her to write a book of her own as she waits for the BibliBurro to return. Includes glossary of Spanish terms and a note on the true story of Columbia's BiblioBurro and mobile libraries in other countries.
Publisher: Berkeley [Calif.] : Tricycle Press, c2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Alternative Title: Waiting for the Biblio Burro
From Library Staff
This story of a young girl with only one book to read is inspired by the real-life work of traveling librarian Luis Soriano Bohórquez, who shares books with families across rural Colombia.
From the critics