Julia Alvarez

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Julia Alvarez lives with her husband Bill at the edge of an old sheep farm just outside of town. 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.

How the García Girls Lost Their Accents (Penguin Vitae) Cover Image
By Julia Alvarez, Elizabeth Acevedo (Foreword by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780143136552
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Published: Penguin Classics - December 14th, 2021

In the Time of the Butterflies (Penguin Vitae) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780143136545
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Published: Penguin Classics - December 14th, 2021

Afterlife Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643751368
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 6th, 2021

Where Do They Go? Cover Image
By Julia Alvarez, Sabra Field (Illustrator)
$18.95
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ISBN: 9781609806705
Published: Triangle Square - November 2nd, 2016

En el tiempo de las mariposas Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780452286863
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Published: Plume - October 25th, 2005

In the Time of the Butterflies Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781565129764
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 12th, 2010

A Cafecito Story / El Cuento del Cafecito = A Cafecito Story Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781931498067
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - June 1st, 2002

Before We Were Free Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780399555497
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Published: Ember - March 27th, 2018

Resistencia: Poems of Protest and Revolution Cover Image
By Red Poppy, Julia Alvarez (Introduction by), Mark Eisner (Editor), Tina Escaja (Editor)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781951142070
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Published: Tin House Books - September 15th, 2020

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

Más allá / Afterlife Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780593082584
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Published: Vintage Espanol - September 22nd, 2020

Return to Sender Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375851230
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Published: Yearling - September 14th, 2010

How Tia Lola Learned to Teach (The Tia Lola Stories #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375857928
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Published: Yearling - September 13th, 2011

How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay (The Tia Lola Stories #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780440418702
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Published: Yearling - August 13th, 2002

Afterlife Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781643750255
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 7th, 2020

Yo!: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616209490
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 9th, 2019

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781565129757
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 12th, 2010

Homecoming: New and Collected Poems Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780452275676
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Published: Plume - April 1st, 1996

Something to Declare: Essays Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616205584
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Published: Algonquin Books - October 28th, 2014

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