A small Mexican village is near starvation. There is no rain, and the bean and squash plants are dying. Jade, a young village girl, is told by a blue hummingbird to take a gift to the Mountain Spirit. Then it will send the needed rain. Burning lava threatens her, but Jade reaches the top of the volcano.
The First Tortilla: A Bilingual Story
ISBN 13: 9780826342140
Publication Date: May 01, 2007
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Author: Rudolfo Anaya
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