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The woman who outshone the sun : the legend of Lucia Zenteno = La mujer que brillaba aún más que el sol : la leyenda de Lucía Zenteno / from a poem by/basado en el poema de Alejandro Cruz Martinez ; pictures by/ilustrado por Fernando Olivera ; story by/cuento por Rosalma Zubizarreta, Harriet Rohmer, David Schecter.

Cruz Martinez, Alejandro,-1987. (Author). Olivera, Fernando. (Added Author). Zubizarreta, Rosa (Rosalma) (Added Author). Rohmer, Harriet. (Added Author). Schecter, David. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library E C (Text) 33500012834313 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library E C (Text) 33500012761599 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0892391014
  • ISBN: 9780892391011
  • ISBN: 089239126X
  • ISBN: 9780892391264
  • ISBN: 9780785735953
  • ISBN: 078573595X
  • ISBN: 9780780740716
  • ISBN: 0780740718
  • ISBN: 0329097946
  • ISBN: 9780329097943
  • ISBN: 9781404696983
  • ISBN: 1404696989
  • ISBN: 9781613832721
  • Physical Description: 30 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 24 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Children's Book Press, ©1991.

Content descriptions

General Note:
MN American Indian literature.
Summary, etc.:
Retells the Zapotec legend of Lucia Zenteno, a beautiful woman with magical powers who is exiled from a mountain village and takes its water away in punishment.
Language Note:
English and Spanish.
Subject: Zenteno, Lucia (Legendary character) > Legends.
Zapotec Indians > Folklore.
Zenteno, Lucia (Legendary character) > Legends.
Zapotec Indians > Folklore.
Indians of Mexico > Folklore.
Folklore > Mexico.
Spanish language materials > Bilingual.
Zapotecas > Folklore.
Indios de México > Folklore.
Folklore > México.
Zapotec Indians.
Zenteno, Lucia (Legendary character)
Zenteno, Lucia (Legendary character)
Zapotec Indians > Folklore.
Native Americans > Mexico. > Folklore.
Bilingual books > English-Spanish.
Spanish language materials.
Genre: Folklore.
Spanish language materials > Bilingual.
Materiales en español > Bilingüe.

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