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As a child Alma Flor Ada had many imaginary conversations with storybook characters. Many years later, upon finding her grandfather's letters to her grandmother, she discovered that correspondence can tell quite a story. This book was originally conceived during the long drives from her mountain home in Lake County, California, to the University of San Francisco, where she is a professor. Alma Flor Ada's previous books for Atheneum include The Gold Coin (Christopher Award 1991), The Unicorn of the West, Serafina's Birthday, and My Name Is María Isabel.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Characters in literature Fiction, Letters Fiction