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Frida Maria: A Story of the Old Southwest

Last updated Sunday, October 23, 2005

Author: Deborah N. Lattimore
Date of Publication:
Grade Level: 4th    (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines.)
Date(s) Used: Mar. 2000

Synopsis: A young se?orita's mother, distressed at her youngest daughter's tomboyish ways, tries to teach her to act like a fine lady in time for the big fiesta. Finally, novice seamstress Frida Mar?a transforms her party dress into frilly jodphurs and then wins the fiesta's high-stakes horse race.

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