Author: Linda Lowery & Richard Keep
Illustrated by: Janice Lee Porter
Paperback: 48 page(s)
Age Range: 7 - 10
AY-EEEE! A spooky howl pierces the dark night. Is it the wind? Or is it the ghost called La Llorona? La Llorona is said to haunt moonlit roads and riverbanks, crying for her lost children. Before she became a ghost, La Llorona was a beautiful young woman named Maria. But Maria-???+-?-+s wish for wealth led her to doom. Read this haunting tale to find out more.
From The Critics:
These lively, fast-paced classic folktales, in a format that is easy to read, will appeal to young readers in grades two through five. Colorful illustrations matched to the text and a glossary also assist new readers in developing their skills.
Library Media Connection
Each retelling is designed to appeal to those children who may have high interest but lower reading levels.