This illustrated book recounts the tale of The Weeping Woman, a famous ghost story throughout Mexico and the southwestern United States. The story centers around Maria, a young girl who works in her family's inn. Maria has a cozy home and a loving mother, but she wants more?she longs to be rich. When Maria turns 18, she marries a wealthy man. But she still isn't satisfied. What happens next makes Maria wish she?d been more grateful for her life. Something terrible occurs, and Maria becomes a ghost. She is doomed to haunt ...

The Tale of La Llorona: A Mexican Folktale 2012, Millbrook Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780822567431

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The Tale of La Llorona: A Mexican Folktale 2007, Millbrook Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780822563785

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