Read Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish by Juan Felipe Herrera Free Online


Ebook Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish by Juan Felipe Herrera read! Book Title: Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish
The author of the book: Juan Felipe Herrera
The size of the: 498 KB
City - Country: No data
Loaded: 1042 times
Reader ratings: 3.6
Edition: HarperTeen
Language: English
Format files: PDF
Date of issue: April 4th 1998
ISBN: 0060276045
ISBN 13: 9780060276041

Read full description of the books:



From one of the most prominent Chicano poets writing today, here are poems like sweet music-to make the body shake and move to the rhythm of rhyme, to the pulse of words. Juan Felipe Herrera writes in both Spanish and English about the joy and laughter and sometimes the confusion of growing up in an upside-down, jumbled-up world-between two cultures, two homes. With a crazy maraca beat, Herrera creates poetry as rich and vibrant as mole de ole and pineapple tamales...an aroma of papaya...a clear soup with strong garlic, so you will grow not disappear Herrera's words are hot& peppery, good for you. They show us what it means to laugh out loud until it feel like flying.

Juan Felipe Herrera's vibrant poems dance across these pages in a dazzling explosion of two languages English and Spanish. Skillfully crafted, beautiful, joyful, fun, the poems are paired with whimsical black and white drawings by Karen Barbour. The resulting collage fills the soul and the senseshot and peppery, good for you and celebrates a life lived between two cultures.Laughing out loud, I fly, toward the good things,to catch Mama Lucha on the sidewalk, afterschool, waiting for the green-striped bus,on the side of the neighborhood store, next to almonds,Jose's tiny wooden mule, the wiseboy from San Diego,teeth split apart, like mine in the coppery afternoon . . .

22000 Pura Belpre Award


Download Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish PDF Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish PDF
Download Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish ERUB Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish PDF
Download Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish DOC Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish PDF
Download Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish TXT Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish PDF



Read information about the author

Ebook Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish read Online! Juan Felipe Herrera is the only son of Lucha Quintana and Felipe Emilio Herrera; the three were campesinos living from crop to crop on the roads of the San Joaquín Valley, Southern California and the Salinas Valley. Herrera's experiences as the child of migrant farmers have strongly shaped his work, such as the children's book Calling the Doves, which won the Ezra Jack Keats award in 1997. He is a poet, performer, writer, cartoonist, teacher, and activist who draws from real life experiences as well as years of education to inform his work. Community and art has always been part of what has driven Herrera, beginning in the mid-seventies, when he was director of the Centro Cultural de la Raza, an occupied water tank in Balboa Park converted into an arts space for the community.
Herrera’s publications include fourteen collections of poetry, prose, short stories, young adult novels and picture books for children in the last decade with twenty-one books in total.


Reviews of the Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish


FRANKIE

A wonderful piece

EVIE

This book is holding in tensions until the end!

OWEN

Interesting look on the other side

BELLA

An interesting book, Hard to tear down




Add a comment




Download EBOOK Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish by Juan Felipe Herrera Online free

PDF: laughing-out-loud-i-fly-poems-in-english-and-spanish.pdf Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish PDF
ERUB: laughing-out-loud-i-fly-poems-in-english-and-spanish.epub Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish ERUB
DOC: laughing-out-loud-i-fly-poems-in-english-and-spanish.doc Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish DOC
TXT: laughing-out-loud-i-fly-poems-in-english-and-spanish.txt Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish TXT