Un espléndido e inspirador álbum ilustrado acerca de la vida de José Alberto Gutiérrez,
un recolector de basura de Bogotá, Colombia, que creó una biblioteca a partir de un libro que rescató de la basura mientras realizaba su ruta.
Everyday, the young boy watches horses going the same route back and forth, back and forth, carrying loads of bread for a bakery. Their feelings seem dried up by the long years of monotonous, tiring lives. One day, overhearing that one of the old horses is about to be sold off to a slaughterhouse, the boy decides to set it free. Will he succeed?
Teacher and librarian Luis Soriano Bohórquez packs his two burros, Alfa and Beto, with books and makes his way over mountains and through valleys to visit children in far-flung villages in rural Colombia all for the sake of literacy and culture.
Juana loves many things drawing, eating Brussels sprouts, living in Bogotá, Colombia, and especially her dog, Lucas, the best amigo ever. She does not love wearing her itchy school uniform, solving math problems, or going to dance class.
The seven stories that make up this work tell about situations that occur inside and outside the classroom, such as the moment of a first kiss, the most daring kid in the class, the girl who can t stand gym class, and the boy who is in love but doesn’t know how to show it. The book manages two things uncommonly found in a single book: to interest and to entertain. Its author has written real, fresh stories of school days which any student (or teacher) can identify with.
Guillermo Lafuente is the most feared teacher in school, so much so, he is called “Chuchilla” (The Knife) by his students. His life is about to change, though, as he receives a series of secret messages …