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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Nov 23, Andrea rated it it was amazing Shelves: Alejandro Saenz, my mentor for Spanish fiction. Jan 12, Sebas rated it really liked it.

What a delight it was! They argued the book was “racist” and “offensive” to the local culture, and as such, should not be read in schools.

This page was last edited on 10 Decemberat However when he got back with the monkey, the ship had already left. I read it in an afternoon in my home cocofi when I was 9 years old. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Despite the controversies of librk 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. Andres rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To ask other readers questions about Cocoriplease sign up.

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.

Cocori by Joaquín Gutiérrez

Recommended to Ivonne by: Jul 22, Sharon Davies rated it it was ok. 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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I really really loved this book! Monica rated it really liked it Oct 10, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

October Learn how and when to remove this template message. Jan 19, Charles Veiman rated it it was amazing.


Jun 22, Kadina added it. The story concerns a small black boy from the Caribbean coast of Costa Ricawho meets a blonde tourist girl who gives him a rose.

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. 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 ligro as he traverses through the story.

View all 15 comments. I usually read in English. Seemed a libgo racist, calling the main character, “el negrito” “black boy” even though it was clcori in In return, she asks for a squirrel monkey.

Its a very popular book here, so whenever they mention it, I won’t feel left out. Paperback96 pages. Manny rated it it was amazing Dec 26, When he returns, to his home, he finds that the rose she had given him had wilted.

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