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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Valeria rated it it was ok Jun 27, Lists with This Book. View all 6 comments. Joan Chaves rated it it was ok Oct 19, Its a very popular book here, so whenever they mention it, I won’t feel left out. Published inthe short novel ranks among the most outstanding children’s stories in Costa Rica, and is mandatory reading in all primary schools.

What a delight it was! It will have always a special place on my heart. Further suggestions libto be found on the article’s talk page. The story concerns a small black boy from the Caribbean coast of Costa Ricawho meets a blonde tourist girl who gives him a rose.

Read my dad’s edition This lovely tale is one of the most important books ever written in my country, Costa Rica. Hecho en Costa Rica!! 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.


He returns home to find that Drusila had planted the stem of the wilted rose and so grown a rose bush. I read the book in the Spanish original in order to keep my Spanish up. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Recommended to Ivonne by: I read it in an libfo in my home sofa when I was 9 years old. Return to Book Page. Jan 19, Charles Veiman rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? Manny rated it it was amazing Dec 26, They argued the book was “racist” and “offensive” to the local culture, and as such, should not be read in schools. Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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.

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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Cocori by Joaquín Gutiérrez

No trivia or quizzes yet. October Learn how and when to remove this template message. See 1 question about Cocori…. This book will put a sweet tear in your eye and a candid smile in your mouth. When he returns, to his home, he finds that the rose she had given him had wilted.

While the most picky would scratch their heads as to why Coclri 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.

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May cocorii, Karol Cordero rated it it was amazing Shelves: The hero is one of the greatest characters ever put in books, his simplicity, kind llbro and valor, more than make up for whatever faults this book may have in regards to its criticism.

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Archived copy as title link. Seemed a bit racist, calling the main character, “el negrito” “black boy” even though it was published in This was my first serious book in Spanish. In spite of this, recent government guidelines have excluded it at least from the grade school curriculum. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Creo que ese es su principal encanto ya que su sencillez en argumento, lenguaje, entre otros permite que vaya dirigida a diferentes lectores: Nov 23, Andrea rated it it was amazing Shelves: Do you think this is a racist book?

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Andres rated it it was librp Jan 07, She doesn’t know, so he ran around his villageasking the neighbors the same question. It has been translated into ten languages, and adapted for the theater several times in GermanyCzech RepublicMexico and seven other countries.

Views Read Edit View history. Jan 12, Sebas rated it really liked it. Las novelas no son morales. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Is my childhood book.