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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Do ccocori think this is a racist book? Claudia Mora Absolutely not racist! See 1 question about Cocori…. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This review is bilingual. You will find the English version first and after that, you will find the Spanish version.

This lovely tale is one of the most important books ever written in my country, Costa Rica. I read this book as part of the Spanish program in school. However when he got back with the monkey, the ship had already left. They will meet several characters looking for an answer. This book will put a sweet tear in your eye and a candid smile in your mouth.

Sin embargo cuando regresa con el mono, la nave ya se ha ido. View all 15 comments. Recommended to Ivonne by: Alejandro Saenz, my mentor for Spanish fiction. I read the book in the Spanish original in order to keep my Spanish up. I usually read in English. What a delight it was! When he returns with the monkey, she and the ship that brought her have departed.


In addition, the rose she gave him has faded linro.

View all 6 comments. I really really loved this book! It will have always a special place on my heart. Aug 05, Bri rated it it was amazing. It is certainly one of the most iconic books in the Costa Rican culture, which tells the story of a little boy who lives by the seaside and, at the same time, with all the nature of the tropical forest. Las novelas no son morales. Dec 31, Francisco Villalobos rated it it was libo. Sep 19, Josh R. I read it in an afternoon in my home sofa when I was 9 years old.

Aug 16, Maria rated it it was amazing. Jan 19, Charles Veiman rated it it was amazing.

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 book both with the afro caribean and non afro Caribbean communities.

The hero is one of the greatest characters ever put in books, his simplicity, kind heart and valor, more than make up for whatever faults this book may have in regards to its criticism. 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 book both with the afro caribean and non afro Caribbean communities.

The book is a wonderful display of the Caribbean culture of the time and it makes the reader feel immersed in both the culture and the magic of this tropical paradise. While the most picky would scratch their heads as to why Cocori is the only one who seems to be able to communicate with animals, the rest of us take it in stride and simply enjoy the adventures as he traverses through the story.

Apr 14, Evelyn rated it it was amazing. Me sorprende este libro ya que es una obra super sencilla pero que cautiva. Creo que ese es su principal encanto ya que su sencillez en argumento, lenguaje, entre otros permite que vaya dirigida a diferentes lectores: Como educadora lo he compartido con mis alumnos y ellos lo disfrutan plenamente. Jul 22, Sharon Davies rated it it was ok. I read this book for school as we have a class set of it. However, not that impressed.


Seemed a bit racist, calling the main character, “el negrito” “black boy” even though it was published in Vocabulary would be challenging for 8th grade Spanish immsersion, but I did like some of the themes, friendship, perseverance, enjoy life and be grateful.

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Its a libri that is read in Costa Rica during elementary school. Since I didn’t grow up in Costa Rica, I wanted to take the time to read this. Its a very popular book here, so whenever they mention it, I won’t feel left out. Se enfrasco en una aventura por la selva con un mono titi y una tortuga. Nov 23, Andrea rated it it was amazing Shelves: Is my childhood book.

When I was in third grade I read it like times because I just love it to much and I read too fast compared to my classmates, so I got bored following their pace I recomment it to everyone! Read my dad’s edition Still remember my happiness when I read the ending Jun 22, Kadina added it.

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One of my favorite children books. Hecho en Costa Rica!! Jan 12, Sebas rated it really liked it. May 06, Karol Cordero rated it it was amazing Shelves: Feb 12, Elias rated it liked it. Grate story, sad to read. This was my first serious book in Spanish. Este libra me gusta, pero es muy tristre.

David rated it really liked it May 29, Joan Chaves rated it it was ok Oct 19, Monica rated it really liked it Oct 10, Andres rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Valeria rated it it was ok Jun 27, Andrea rated it liked it Sep 10, Manny rated it it was amazing Dec 26, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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