A Night Ride

A Night Ride


It’s bedtime for little Laurita. She looks forward to the adventures Papi has in store for her. Will Laurita sleep well tonight? Read this story to discover how imagination and magic come together to capture sweet dreams for Laurita.

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Product ID: 17713ISBN: 979-8-88634-026-6.


Grades 2-5| Fiction | ISBN: 979-8-88634-026-6| English


  • Provides powerful perspective of parent and child relationship
  • Nurtures creativity and imagination
  • Presents diverse characters who are relatable to all readers

Key features:

  • Depth of Knowledge questions and standards-aligned activities for the classroom
  • Rhyming story promotes phonological and phonemic awareness
  • Suggested activities extend learning opportunities

About The Author

Tanya is a Dominican writer and poet. She has been a classroom teacher for over two decades. She enjoys immersing herself in fantastical worlds, whether of her own creation or imagined by others. Tanya is happiest when riding upon dragons, scheming with fairies or concocting potions of mischievous outcomes. Tanya lives in the Boston area with her husband and their two teenagers. She is also the co-founder of Las Margaritas Foundation, a non-profit organization working to educate underserved children in the Dominican Republic.


“Join Laurita and her parents as she prepares for bed. Jump in with them and go along on their imaginary and fun-filled adventure. The author does a masterful job telling this story in colorful and rhythmic language. The vibrant and playful illustrations make this a perfect bedtime story to read to children and to bond with them.”
–Raynelda Calderon, Award-winning author of The Mirabal Sisters

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