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Sofi paints her dreams = Sofi pinta sus sueños / by, por Raquel M. Ortiz ; illustration by, ilustraciones de Roberta Collier Morales.

Ortiz, Raquel M., (author.). Morales, Roberta Collier, (illustrator.). Liatis, Maria, (narrator.). Ortiz, Raquel M. Container of (expression): Sofi paints her dreams. Spoken word (Liatis) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library J_AUDIO PICTURE ORT 000160578 Children's Library -- Audio Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781952183393
  • Physical Description: 1 VOX book (1 volume (unpaged)) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
  • Publisher: [Fairfax, Virginia] : [Library Ideas, LLC], 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
VOX books.
Book originally published: Houston, Texas : Pinata Books, [2019].
"The permanently attached VOX Reader transforms an ordinary print book into an all-in-one read-along. There's no need for computers, tablets or CDs. Children simply push a button to listen and read"--Publisher's website.
VOX Audio playback device includes headphone jack, external speaker, play/pause button, volume controls, page-turning controls, rechargeable battery, low battery indicator, and removable AC adapter.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Maria Liatis.
Summary, etc.:
Young Sofi enters a New York City community garden and finds a half-painted mural. It's full of big, leafy plants in blue and yellow, and a vibrant emerald green color appears where the two colors meet. As Sofi runs her fingers over the image, she is suddenly transported to a beautiful place with plants just like the ones on the wall! Sofi finds herself in the Dominican Republic, where she meets a young boy named Juan Luis. He is writing a song, but he's stuck on the lyrics and needs her help. After they finish the song, the pair flies over the river that separates San Pedro de Macoris from Haiti. There, Juan Luis introduces her to his friend, Güerlande, a young metal artist. She also needs Sofi's help. Can she make just the right shade of purple to paint Güerlande's huge mermaid sculpture? This bilingual picture book about an imaginative girl and an enchanted mural is an engaging exploration of the cultural traditions of the Caribbean. The sequel to Sofi and the Magic, Musical Mural / Sofi y el mágico mural musical, this story introduces young readers to the art and music of the gorgeous island of Hispaniola. Kids will be encouraged to explore their own artistic talents after reading about internationally acclaimed Dominican musician, Juan Luis Guerra, and Haitian artist, Güerlande Balan.
Target Audience Note:
5-8 Brodart.
K-3 Brodart.
Language Note:
In English and Spanish.
Subject: VOX books.
Space and time > Fiction.
Croix des Bouquets (Haiti) > History > Fiction.
Composers > Fiction.
Spanish language materials > Bilingual.
Artists > Fiction.
Space and time > Juvenile fiction.
Artists > Juvenile fiction.
Composers > Juvenile fiction.
Croix des Bouquets (Haiti) > History > Juvenile fiction.
San Pedro de Macorís (Dominican Republic) > History > Fiction.
San Pedro de Macorís (Dominican Republic) > History > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Children's audiobooks.