Editorial Reviews. About the Author. El autor Joaquín Gutiérrez Mangel nació el 30 de marzo Excelente libro, de nuestra cultura y literatura costarricense, un niño preguntón —como cualquier otro niño, sin importar su procedencia o color de. Cocorí, del escritor costarricense Joaquín Gutiérrez, Es Una novela Publicada Bellísimo libro que narra la heróica aventura de Cocorí, quien trata de entender. Cocorí is a book full of meaning and sense for life. It is a book not only for children but for adults. Cocorí es un libro con un gran mensaje tanto para niños como.

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Manny rated it it was amazing Dec 26, When the book was made mandatory reading, the Proyecto Caribe Association, in charge of defending the culture of the Caribbean livro of Costa Rica, populated almost exclusively by African descendants, protested.

May 06, Karol Cordero rated it it was amazing Shelves: I read the book in the Spanish original in order to keep my Spanish up. View all 6 comments. When he returns, to his home, he finds that the rose she had given him had wilted. I read this coxori for school as we have a class set of it.

However, not that impressed. Joan Chaves rated it it was ok Oct 19, Still remember my happiness when I read the ending Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Creo que ese es su principal encanto ya que su sencillez en argumento, lenguaje, entre otros permite que vaya dirigida a diferentes lectores: Alejandro Saenz, my mentor for Spanish fiction. I read it in an afternoon in my home sofa when I was 9 years old. Aug cocoro, Maria rated it it was amazing.


The story concerns libto small black boy from the Caribbean coast of Costa Ricawho meets a blonde tourist girl who gives him a rose. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Refresh and try again. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Nov 23, Andrea rated it it was amazing Shelves: View all 15 comments.

Grate story, sad to read. In spite of this, recent government guidelines have excluded it at least from the grade school curriculum. When he returns with the monkey, she and the ship that brought her have departed.

Published by Cormorant Books first published David rated it really liked it May 29, To see what your friends thought of ligro book, please sign up. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Andres rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Andrea rated it liked it Sep 10, It will have always a special place on my heart.

You will find the English version first and after vocori, you will find the Spanish version. Este libra me gusta, pero es muy tristre. Sep 19, Josh R. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Como educadora lo he compartido con mis alumnos y ellos lo disfrutan plenamente. Seemed a bit racist, calling the main character, “el negrito” “black boy” even though it was published in She doesn’t know, so he ran around his villageasking the neighbors the same question. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Published inthe short novel ranks among the most outstanding children’s stories in Costa Rica, and is mandatory reading in all primary schools.

Cocori by Joaquín Gutiérrez

This lovely tale is one of the most important books ever written in my country, Costa Rica. Its a book that is read in Costa Rica during elementary school.

This article about a children’s novel of the s is a stub. Jan 12, Sebas rated it really liked it. This article needs additional citations for verification. Paperback96 pages. Las novelas no son morales. One of my favorite children books.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. What a delight it was! This was my first serious book in Spanish. He returns home to find that Drusila had cocoi the stem of the wilted rose and so grown a rose bush.

Jun 22, Kadina added it. Open Preview See a Problem? However when he got back with the monkey, the ship had already left.

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