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The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez

(2020)
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In this magical middle-grade debut novel from Adrianna Cuevas, The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez, a Cuban American boy must use his secret ability to communicate with animals to save the inhabitants of his town when they are threatened by a tule vieja, a witch that transforms into animals.

All Nestor Lopez wants is to live in one place for more than a few months and have dinner with his dad.

When he and his mother move to a new town to live with his grandmother after his dad’s latest deployment, Nestor plans to lay low. He definitely doesn’t want to anyone find out his deepest secret: that he can talk to animals.

But when the animals in his new town start disappearing, Nestor's grandmother becomes the prime suspect after she is spotted in the woods where they were last seen. As Nestor investigates the source of the disappearances, he learns that they are being seized by a tule vieja—a witch who can absorb an animal’s powers by biting it during a solar eclipse. And the next eclipse is just around the corner…

Now it’s up to Nestor’s extraordinary ability and his new friends to catch the tule vieja—and save a place he might just call home.

Genre: Children's Fiction

Praise for this book

"A marvelous, magical mystery that deftly blends family, friends and folklore." - Walter Dean Myers


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Hardback Editions

July 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez
Author(s): Adrianna Cuevas
ISBN: 0-374-31360-1 / 978-0-374-31360-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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Audio Editions

July 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez
Author(s): Adrianna Cuevas
ISBN: 1-69059-163-3 / 978-1-69059-163-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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July 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez
Author(s): Adrianna Cuevas
ISBN: 1-69059-159-5 / 978-1-69059-159-7 (USA edition)
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July 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez
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July 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez
Author(s): Adrianna Cuevas
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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July 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez
Author(s): Adrianna Cuevas
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July 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez
Author(s): Adrianna Cuevas
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Kindle Editions

July 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez
Author(s): Adrianna Cuevas
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU