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Judith Ortiz Cofer

Judith Ortiz Cofer

Judith Ortiz Cofer is a native of Puerto Rico. She is a poet, essayist, and novelist whose books for young readers include Call Me Maria: A Novel in Letters, Poems, and Prose. She is the Regents and Franklin Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Georgia.

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If I Could Fly
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If I Could Fly

Judith Ortiz Cofer
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Fifteen-year-old Doris is used to taking care of herself. Her musician parents have always spent more time singing in nightclubs than watching after her. But when her ailing mother goes home to...

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The Meaning of Consuelo
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The Meaning of Consuelo

Judith Ortiz Cofer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

La nina seria, the serious child. That's how Consuelo's mother has cast her pensive, book-loving daughter, while Consuelo's younger sister Mili, is seen as vivacious--a ray of tropical sunshine....

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