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In the Time of the Butterflies

In the Time of the Butterflies

by Julia Alvarez

I found in literature a place where the table was set for all. Everybody was welcome. I found true democracy in reading.

Other Works by Julia Alvarez


A Wedding in Haiti, 2012
Saving the World, 2006
A Cafecito Story, 2001
In the Name of Salomé, 2000
¡YO!, 1997
In the Time of the Butterflies, 1994
How the García Girls Lost Their Accents, 1991


The Woman I Kept To Myself, 2004
Seven Trees with Sara Eichner, 1998
Homecoming: New and Collected Poems, 1996
The Other Side/El Otro Lado, 1995


Once Upon a Quinceañera, 2007
Something to Declare, 1998

Children and Young Adult

How Tia Lola Ended Up Starting Over, 2011
How Tia Lola Saved the Summer, 2011
How Tía Lola Learned to Teach, 2010
Return to Sender, 2009
The Best Gift of All: The Legend of La Vieja Belén/El mejor regalo del mundo: la leyenda de La Vieja Belén, 2008
A Gift of Gracias: The Legend of Altagracia, 2005
Finding Miracles, 2004
Before We Were Free, 2002
How Tía Lola Came to Stay, 2001
The Secret Footprints, 2000

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