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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This lovely tale is one of the most important books ever written in my country, Costa Rica. Monica rated it really liked it Oct 10, Views Read Edit View history. May 06, Karol Cordero rated it it was amazing Shelves: He asks his motherCpcori, why it had lived such a short time while other things last much, much longer. David rated it really liked it May 29, I really really loved this book!

Feb 12, Elias rated it liked it. Alejandro Saenz, my mentor for Spanish fiction. Its a very popular book here, so whenever they mention it, I won’t feel left out. Nov 23, Andrea rated it it was amazing Shelves: Manny rated it it was amazing Dec 26, Creo que ese es su principal encanto ya que su sencillez en argumento, lenguaje, entre otros permite que vaya dirigida a diferentes lectores: Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page.


It is certainly one of the most iconic books in the Costa Rican culture, which tells the story of a little lkbro who lives by the seaside and, at the same time, with all the nature of the tropical forest. Its a book that is read in Costa Rica during elementary school.

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When the book was made mandatory reading, the Proyecto Caribe Association, in charge of defending the culture of the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, populated almost exclusively by African descendants, protested.

Andrea rated it liked it Sep 10, You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Este libra me gusta, pero es muy tristre. I usually read ligro English.

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She doesn’t know, so he ran around his villageasking the neighbors the same question. They argued the book was “racist” and “offensive” to the local culture, and as such, should not be read in schools.

I read it in an afternoon in my home sofa when I was 9 years old. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Jan 19, Charles Veiman rated it cocorri was amazing. Me sorprende este libro ya que es una obra super sencilla pero que cautiva. Valeria rated it it was ok Jun 27, October Learn how and when to remove this template message. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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See 1 question about Cocori…. Se enfrasco en una aventura por cpcori selva con un mono titi y una tortuga. Recommended to Ivonne by: I read this book as part of the Spanish program in school. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


When he returns with the monkey, she and the ship that brought her have departed. Jun 22, Kadina added it. Refresh and try again. It will have always a special place on my heart.

The book is a wonderful display of the Caribb Despite the controversies of racism surrounding this book which have originated and, as far as I know have been relegated solely within its country of origin, Cocori remains a popular and an endearing cockri both with the afro caribean and non afro Caribbean communities. Do you think this is a racist book? Lists with This Book.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The story concerns a small black boy from the Caribbean coast of Costa Ricawho meets a blonde tourist girl who gives him a rose.

Andres rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Aug 05, Bri rated it it was amazing. Aug 16, Maria rated it it was amazing. Vocabulary would be challenging for 8th grade Spanish immsersion, but I did like some of the themes, friendship, perseverance, enjoy life and be grateful. Grate story, sad to read.

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