Josefina Learns a Lesson

Paperback | September 1, 1997

byValerie Tripp

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Josefina is delighted when Tía Dolores returns to the Montoyas rancho. But soon after she arrives, a flash flood kills hundreds of the family''s sheep. Tía Dolores suggests that the Montoyas could recover from this terrible loss by starting a weaving business - something Mamá never would have done. But Papá likes the idea. Then Tía Dolores decides to teach the girls how to read. Mamá didn''t read, but Josefina is excited to learn. Then she begins to worry. Will all these changes make the girls forget Mamá?

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Josefina's aunt, Tia Dolores, brings exciting changes to the Montoyas' "rancho"--including reading lessons for Josefina and her sisters and the start of the family weaving business. Full color

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Josefina is delighted when Tía Dolores returns to the Montoyas rancho. But soon after she arrives, a flash flood kills hundreds of the family's sheep. Tía Dolores suggests that the Montoyas could recover from this terrible loss by starting a weaving business - something Mamá never would have done. But Papá likes the idea. Then Tía Dolores decides to teach the girls how to read. Mamá didn't read, b...

Valerie Tripp graduated with honors from the first coeducational class at Yale University in 1973. While an undergraduate, she helped found Calvin Hill Day Care Center. She worked there and wrote her senior thesis about the stories the three-, four-, and five-year old children told about themselves. Tripp received a Masters of Education from Harvard University in 1981. From 1974 to 1980, Tripp was a writer for the Ad...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 8.46 × 6.26 × 0.24 inPublished:September 1, 1997Publisher:American Girl Publishing IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1562475177

ISBN - 13:9781562475178

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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