The legend of La Llorona as retold by Rudolfo Anaya is storytelling anchored in a very human experience. His book helps parents explain to children the reality of death and the loss of loved ones.
Subjects: ChildrenChicana and ChicanoFiction
"Anaya has retold a Mexican legend and made it his own with his spiritual prose. . .A beautifully written and illustrated title."-- School Library Journal
This bilingual story of a grandfather's and grandson's faith, hope, and love is to be enjoyed by readers of all ages.
Anaya shares his memories of the incident which inspired Tortuga in the new Afterword of this 25th anniversary edition of his literary classic.