Spotlight on Series

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Spotlight on Series

Tia Lola

Curl up, get cozy, and read!
How Tía Lola came to Visit Stay 
by Julia Alvarez
JUV J ALVEREZ

Although 10-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents’ divorce, he learns to love her.
How Tia Lola Came to Visit Stay
How Tía Lola Learned to Teach
By Julia Alvarez
JUV J ALVAREZ

Juanita and Miguel's great aunt, Tía Lola, comes from the Dominican Republic to help take care of them after their parents’ divorce, and soon she is so involved in their small Vermont community that when her visa expires, the whole town turns out to support her.
How Tia Lola Learned to Teach
How Tía Lola Ended up Starting Over
By Julia Alvarez
JUV J ALVAREZ

Worried that Papa Espada cannot find a job, Tía Lola, Juanita, Miguel, and the "Sword" sisters decide to start a bed and breakfast at Colonel Charlebois's Vermont house.
How Tia Lola Ends Up Starting Over
How Tía Lola Saved the Summer
By Julia Alvarez
JUV J ALVAREZ

When three girls and their father visit for a week in the summer, it takes Tía Lola to make Miguel forget his unhappiness at the absence of any boys and embrace the adventures that ensue.
"How Tia Lola Saved the Summer" book cover
Tia Lola stories [sound recording]
By Julia Alvarez
CD JUV FICTION ALVAREZ BOD

How Tía Lola came to visit stay: Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful great aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.
"Tia Lola Stories" cover
De cómo tía Lola salvó el verano
By Julia Alvarez
e-Book

Miguel Guzman isn't exactly looking forward to the summer now that his mother has agreed to let the Sword family — a father, his three daughters, and their dog — live with them while they decide whether or not to move to Vermont. Little does Miguel know his aunt has something up her sleeve that just may make this the best summer ever. 

In Spanish, this warm and funny third book in the Tía Lola Stories is sure to delight a whole new audience and leave them looking for their own summer fun.
"De como tia Lola" cover