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Secrets of the Casa Rosada

Alex Temblador

Secrets of the Casa Rosada

by Alex Temblador

  • 225 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Pinata Books in Houston, TX .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blessing and cursing,
  • Secrets,
  • Healers,
  • Family life,
  • Grandmothers,
  • Fiction,
  • Mexican Americans,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Sixteen-year-old Martha has to adjust to a new life with her maternal grandmother, a respected curandera--or healer--in Laredo, Texas, after her reliably unreliable mother dumps her at the pink house filled with tokens of her mom"s childhood.

    Edition Notes

    YA Childrens Plus, Inc.

    StatementAlex Temblador
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26976294M
    ISBN 101558858709
    ISBN 109781558858701

    The Casa Rosada, or the presidential palace, is one of the most emblematic buildings in the Argentine capital of Buenos for its unique pink colour, this palace has been at the focal point of much of Argentina’s history. Here’s everything you need to . Sixteen-year-old Martha has to adjust to a new life with her maternal grandmother, a respected curanderaor healerin Laredo, Texas, after her reliably unreliable mother dumps her at the pink house filled with tokens of her mom's childhood that might, maybe, explain why she abandoned Martha, leaving her with a family she never knew s of the Casa Rosada.

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    A photo stop at Casa Rosada should be on every traveler’s to-do list, and the famous landmark is included on many Buenos Aires sightseeing tours. Visit as part of a guided city tour, explore the many monuments around Plaza de Mayo on a walking tour, or stop by on a bike tour of Buenos Aires’ southern neighborhoods. Secrets of the Casa Rosada is published by Houston-based Arte Público Press. Temblador was in town for a reading at Houston’s Brazos Bookstore. Writer Alex Temblador poses with a .


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Secrets of the Casa Rosada immerses the reader into the colorful Mexican-American culture of Laredo, TX. As I read the book over the course of a weekend I was back in my grandmother’s and my tia’s house in Houston.

I could almost smell the tortillas and enchiladas cooking and I felt the warmth of their homes we often visited while I was /5(24). "Secrets of the Casa Rosada" by Alex Temblador Wow.

I just finished reading this novel. My favorite book of the year by far. Very well written kept me on my toes wanting to read word for word. No skimming over sections of the book.

I laughed, felt angry, and as intrigued as the main character in the book Martha. Abandonment, poverty, survival /5(26). Alex Temblador is the Texas-based author of the award-winning novel, Secrets of the Casa Rosada. Her debut novel has won such awards like the Middle Grade/ Young Adult Discovery Prize Winner of the Writers' League of Texas Book Awards, Kirkus' Best of YA Books ofthe NACCS Tejas Foco Young Adult Awardthe Texas Library Association's /5.

“Alex Temblador’s magical Secrets of the Casa Rosada follows Martha George, a sixteen-year-old girl whose rootless and impoverished life with her mother shifts. The book is evocative with a strong sense of place. From the first page, Laredo, Texas, is described in beautiful sensory detail.

Secrets of the Casa Rosada is a fascinating story with a strong protagonist and a glimpse at some unique aspects of traditional Mexican culture. Reviewed by Catherine Thureson November/December Disclosure: This article is not an endorsement, but a review.5/5.

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Free shipping over $ Sixteen-year-old Martha and her mother move constantly, never staying anywhere for long. So she knows better than to ask if they've been evicted again when her mom says they're going on a "vacation" to meet the grandmother Martha didn't know existed.

Laredo, Texas, is like no other city she has seen. “Alex Temblador’s magical Secrets of the Casa Rosada is a fascinating story with a strong protagonist and a glimpse at some unique aspects of. Secrets of the Casa Rosada (Book): Temblador, Alex: Sixteen-year-old Martha's life is transformed when her mother leaves her in Laredo, Texas, in with a grandmother she never knew, who is a revered curandera.

Posted on February 8, Alex Temblador discusses her novel, Secrets of the Casa Rosada. Tags Alex Temblador arte publico book Brazos Bookstore curandera Michael.

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SECRETS OF THE CASA ROSADA. by Alex Temblador. Age Range: 13 - 18 But as she becomes determined to uncover her mother’s secrets, she is thwarted by the way her family is reluctant to talk about the past.

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Dominating the Plaza de Mayo, the Casa Rosada - or pink house - is the seat of the Argentine national government and houses the president's office. Scene of much of the city's history, it was from the balconies of the Casa Rosada that Juan and “Evita” Perón addressed the masses during the late s and early s.

Set in Laredo, Martha is no longer a nameless, faceless girl in school. She is the granddaughter of a well-known and respected healer, and life for Martha is just starting to begin. “Secrets of Casa Rosada” is a fantastical, magical and captivating debut.5/5. Secrets of the Casa Rosada was published in print and digital editions by Arte Publico Press in and in an audio book version by Blackstone Publishing in This Latinx young adult novel can be purchased through major outlets like Bookshop (supports indie bookstores), Amazon, Barnes & Nobles, Target, Walmart, and your local independent bookstores.The Casa Rosada (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkasa roˈsaða], English: Pink House) is the executive mansion and office of the President of palatial mansion is known officially as Casa de Gobierno, ("House of Government" or "Government House").Normally, the President lives at the Quinta de Olivos, the official residence of the President of Argentina, which is located in Architectural style: Italianate–Eclectic.Blue Willow Bookshop serves West Houston as well as the Greater Houston Area with opinionated advice and our favorite books, games and gifts.

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