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     2012 Int'l Latino Book Awards
   Best Picture Book-Bilingual: Second Place
2011 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards
          Gold Medal Winner: Spanish Language
Spirited Gladys Elizabeth is more than disappointed when her mother buys her the "ugliest" shoes in the world. She devises a foolproof plan in hopes of destroying her ugly shoes. However Gladys Elizabeth doesn't account for the sturdiness of her shoes and in the end learns a valuable lesson in gratitude.