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The Santeros Miracle: A Bilingual Story Rudolfo Anaya

The Santeros Miracle: A Bilingual Story

Rudolfo Anaya

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ISBN : 9780826328472
Hardcover
32 pages
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In this bilingual story of faith, Don Jacobo has a dream that, in the end, is a reminder that miracles do happen. Jacobo is teaching his visiting grandson Andr?s how to become a santero. Christmas is coming, snow is falling in the village, and theMoreIn this bilingual story of faith, Don Jacobo has a dream that, in the end, is a reminder that miracles do happen. Jacobo is teaching his visiting grandson Andr?s how to become a santero. Christmas is coming, snow is falling in the village, and the two are working on a carving of San Isidro, the patron saint of farmers.The half-finished carving stands in the living room beside the two oxen and the angel that don Jacobo carved earlier in the month. The snow-covered mountains are beautiful, but the road to the village is impassable. Andr ss parents will not be able to get to the house for the holiday, and Jacobos neighbor Leopoldo is desperately ill but cannot get to the hospital.Then comes Jacobos dream- San Isidro is plowing with the two oxen and the angel is helping. But we dont plow til April, don Jacobo muses upon awakening. What does it mean? The night had been bitterly cold and don Jacobo must bundle up to go to the barn to feed his cows and chickens. As he steps outside, he can hardly believe his eyes. The snow-packed road is clear.Rudolfo Anayas story of the power of faith, hope, and love will be enjoyed by readers of all ages.