Alma Flor Ada's children's books have appeared in Spain, Mexico, Argentina, and Peru, as well as the United States. Among her many works in English are picture books such as "The Malachite Palace, " "Dear Peter Rabbit, " and "Yours Truly, Goldilocks" and longer works such as the autobiographical "Where the Flame Trees Bloom" and "Under the Royal Palms: A Childhood in Cuba". Dr. Ada is a professor of multicultural education at the University of San Francisco. She has four children and makes her home in San Francisco, California.
The author of My Name Is Maria Isabel offers an inspiring look at her childhood in Cuba in this collection that includes Where the Flame Trees Bloom, Under the Royal Palms, five new stories, and more. These true autobiographical tales from renowned Hispan...[SEE MORE]