Books by Karen Beaumont Alarcón

LOUELLA MAE, SHE'S RUN AWAY! by Karen Beaumont Alarcón
Released: April 1, 1997

Alarc¢n's first book, given a farm setting, sends up a rallying cry in the search for the missing Louella Mae: ``Round up the horses!/Hitch up the team!/Hop in the buckboard/and look by the . . . stream.'' The last word appears on the following page, a device that is repeated throughout and that lends itself well to participation at story hours, since most children will be able to anticipate the rhyming word. Read full book review >