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Even the Dead Get Up for Milk / Hasta los muertos se levantan por leche
Even the Dead Get Up for Milk / Hasta los muertos se levantan por leche
By Chris Holaves
Children's fiction - bilingual
ISBN:978-0-9792991-0-0

 

Night after night in the "Tombs" of an old funeral home, a terrified boy bravely repeats to himself, "I am my father's son."  But will these words be enough to help him survive his paralyzing fear and turn this house into "Home Sweet Home"?

 

Noche tras noche en las "Tumbas" de una casa funeraria vieja, un muchacho aterrorizado repite valientemente a si mismo, "Soy el hijo de mi padre."  ¿Pero bastarán estas palabras para ayudarlo a sobrevivir su miedo paralizante y convertir esta casa en "Hogar Dulce Hogar"?


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Betsy López Fritscher, Rockford Register Star, ESPEJO News

Even the Dead Get Up for Milk / Hasta los muertos se levantan por leche is a fabulous children's book! The story is a gratifying tale of a youth who learns to conquer . . . more


Gloria Cardenas Cudia
Even the Dead Get Up for Milk / Hasta los muertos se levantan por leche holds the reader’s attention as each page turns. As . . . more


Maria Lopez, Ida Public Library, Belvidere, IL

It is a wonderful book!  I would buy it for the library or for a friend.
I like the story. I think the kids will like it; kids from . . . more


Midwest Book Reviews, Children's Bookwatch, Bilingual Shelf

Turning a funeral home into a just plain home does have its consequences, as young readers of "Even the Dead Get Up For Milk" will soon find out, following a young . . . more


Matthew Vincent, Rock Valley College

The post modern art of Even the Dead Get Up for Milk / Hasta los muertos se levantan por leche references to Margaret Wise Brown’s Goodnight Moon but . . . more


Cynthia Calvert
Every kid loves a spooky story, and this one is guaranteed to hold the young reader's attention. The setting is the scariest of all places, and . . . more


Grisel Leon, Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin, IL

I was given the opportunity to read Even the Dead Get Up for Milk / Hasta los muertos . . . more


Bob Spear, Heartland Reviews

This aged 8-11 picture book is presented in English and Spanish. The story is told by a young boy whose parents have rented the only home available in their new town—a . . . more


Toni Rocha, Beloit Daily News

Strikingly illustrated in pen and ink by John Goomas and translated into Spanish by Allison Barnard, Even the Dead Get Up For Milk is the first original bilingual . . . more


Sandra Aden, North Suburban Library District

Even the Dead Get Up for Milk / Hasta los muertos se levantan por leche will be a book that I can recommend to students and adults learning either English or Spanish. . . . more


A Reviewer

This book is a wonderful book! My son enjoys the story and laughs out loud every time he reads it. Wow! Great children’s . . . more


A Reviewer

Even the Dead Get Up for Milk is purely a delight to read… a wonderful mix of spook and fun. The illustrations are hysterical, & the bilingual rhymes capture . . . more


A Reviewer

This book is a fun-filled adventure for children of all ages! An easy read and enjoyable from beginning to end! Truly poetic in harmony with one-of-a-kind, visually stimulating . . . more


Running with the Bats / Corriendo con los murciélagos
By Chris Holaves
Children's fiction - bilingual
ISBN:978-0-9792991-1-7
What happens to a young boy who finds himself in the midst of flying bats, swarming mosquitoes, and flickering fireflies while walking home alone after an evening baseball game with his friends?

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Anne L. Birberick, Chair, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures
Northern Illinois University

This book is absolutely delightful. A . . . more


Tammy Tucker, Children's Librarian
North Suburban Library District, Loves Park, IL

It is a fun, fast, action-packed adventure that readers will be able to . . . more


Gloria Cardenas Cudia, Rockford's Woman of the Year, 2010, and Salsa Business Network President
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Even the Dead Get Up for Milk / Hasta los muertos se levantan por leche
By Chris Holaves
Children's fiction - bilingual
ISBN:978-0-9792991-0-0
Reading is the key to overcoming the barriers of learning any language. Even the Dead Get Up for Milk gives children an opportunity to read in English and Spanish a humorous story about a child who overcomes his fear.

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Betsy López Fritscher, Multimedia Journalist / Periodista
Rockford Register Star, ESPEJO News

Even the Dead Get Up for Milk / Hasta los muertos se levantan por leche . . . more


Gloria Cardenas Cudia, Rockford's Woman of the Year, 2010
Even the Dead Get Up for Milk / Hasta los . . . more


Maria Lopez, Librarian
Ida Public Library, Belvidere, IL

It is a wonderful book!  I would buy it for the library . . . more


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A Mosaic of Faith
By Chris Holaves
Children's fiction - bilingual
ISBN:978-0-9792991-4-8
A Mosaic of Faith celebrates Chris Holaves' life. In these many poems he expressed all the beauty, solemnity, miracles, irony and joy that surrounded him, and caught and held his attention.

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His Eminence Metropolitan Evangelos of New Jersey

These heartfelt poems which are expressions of his personal faith and the . . . more


His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit

His thought provoking work gives testimony to his legacy and love for God . . . more


His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta

Truly, congratulations are in order for the heartfelt and vivid way Chris . . . more


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