Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez lives in Weybridge. Currently, as Middlebury College Writer-in-Residence, she teaches creative writing on a part-time basis and advises Latino students, and reads creative writing theses by English majors. She was born in the Dominican Republic and migrated with her family to the United States in 1960. Her acclaimed first novel, How the García Girls Lost Their Accents, received the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Award, was listed by Americas magazine as 1993's No. 1 bestseller in Latin America, and was named by both the ALA and The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of 1991. Her second novel, In the Time of the Butterflies, was nominated for the 1995 National Book Critics Circle Award. Her fiction for younger readers, the Tia Lola series, is very popular with local customers.

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In the Time of the Butterflies Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781565129764
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 1st, 2010

Before We Were Free Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780440237846
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Published: Laurel Leaf Library - April 13th, 2004

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781565129757
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 1st, 2010

Return to Sender Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375851230
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Published: Yearling Books - September 14th, 2010

How Tia Lola Learned to Teach Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375857928
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Published: Yearling Books - September 13th, 2011

How Tia Lola Saved the Summer Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375866876
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Published: Yearling Books - May 8th, 2012

How Tia Lola Ended Up Starting Over Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375873201
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Published: Yearling Books - September 11th, 2012

A Wedding in Haiti Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616202804
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 19th, 2013

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