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Letters in charcoal / written by Irene Vasco ; illustrated by Juan Palomino ; translated by Lawrence Schimel.

Vasco, Irene, (author.). Palomino, Juan, (illustrator.). Schimel, Lawrence, (translator.).


A woman explains to her son how she grew up in a remote village where almost no one could read and write, but she found a way to learn how when her sister began getting letters from a young doctor who used to live there.

Record details

  • ISBN: 191524451X
  • ISBN: 9781915244512
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Edition: American edition.
  • Publisher: Newbury, UK : Lantana, 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in Spanish as Letras al carbón by Editorial Juventud S.A., Spain in 2015.
Target Audience Note:
780L Lexile
Subject: Literacy > Juvenile fiction.
Reading > Juvenile fiction.
Sisters > Juvenile fiction.
Colombia > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Caruthersville Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Caruthersville Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 6 total copies.
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Caruthersville Public Library E VAS (Text) 38417100653254 Easy Available -

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