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Adelaida : A Cuban Cinderella by Ana MonnarNancy Michaud  (Illustrator), Linda Weinerman (Editor) 

Synopsis

On the island of Cuba lived two sisters named Adelaida and Marisol. Although identical twins in appearance, their personalities were as different as night and day. Adelaida was noble and loved to help others. She understood that the situation at home was not easy. On the other hand, Marisol believed that the world revolved around her. Will the sisters' actions affect their fate?

Cinderella Stories from Around the World: A list by Ana Monnar

Annoying Alex by Alexander Monnar  Steven Pileggi (Illustrator)

Maggie : The Girl Who Only Loved Herself by Alberto Monnar  Ken Nebel (Illustrator)

Linda Weinerman (Editor)

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The Girl and the Mirror by Alberto Monnar, Linda Weinerman (Editor) , Lisa Morton (Illustrator) Paperback  

Famous Quotations

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow." Albert Einstein

"Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle."  Dr. Robert Anthony

‎"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight."  Bible

"How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach."  Elizabeth Barrett Browning

‎"Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, we are happy when we are growing."  William Butler Yeats

"How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these."  George Washington Carver

"It is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas when its mighty Founder was a child Himself."  Charles Dickens

"The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique." Walt Disney

"Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you shall come back with self-respect, with new power, with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old." Ralph Waldo Emerson

‎"Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands."  Anne Frank

"I think that if God forgives us we must forgive ourselves. Otherwise, it is almost like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him."  C.S. Lewis

‎"I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life."  Abraham Lincoln

"A happy family is but an earlier heaven."  George Bernard Shaw

‎"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." Mark Twain

Proverb

“Love me when I least deserve it, because that's when I really need it.” Swedish Proverb

Idioms

A Blessing In Disguise

Actions Speak Louder than Words

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

Great Minds Think Alike

Practice Makes Perfect

Variety is the Spice of Life

When it Rains it Pours

You Are What You Eat

You Can't Judge a Book by its Cover

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Anthologies

Express Yourself 101 Dancing with Words VOLUME 1

    ExpressYourselfa.jpg (14814 bytes)  Selected by Ana Monnar (Hardcover - Jul 22, 2005)

Express Yourself 101 For Your Eyes Only VOLUME 2

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Express Yourself 101 Kaleidoscope VOLUME 3

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Selected by Ana Monnar (Hardcover - Nov 8, 2010)