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123 Results
Paletero man —Diaz, Lucky, author.

"What's the best way to cool off on a hot summer day? Run quick and find Paletero José! Follow along with our narrator as he passes through his busy neighborhood in search of the Paletero Man. But when he finally catch...

Stef Soto, taco queen —Torres, Jennifer, 1980- author.

"Mexican-American Stef Soto is hoping to break free from her overprotective parents and embarrassing reputation from her family's taco truck business, but she soon learns that family, friendship, and the taco truck are i...

Dear Primo : a letter to my cousin —Tonatiuh, Duncan.

Two cousins, one in Mexico and one in New York City, write to each other and learn that even though their daily lives differ, at heart the boys are very similar.

Efrén divided —Cisneros, Ernesto, author.

While his father works two jobs, seventh-grader Efren Nava must take care of his twin siblings, kindergartners Max and Mia, after their mother is deported to Mexico. Includes glossary of Spanish words.

On the hook —Stork, Francisco X., author.

"Hector has always worked hard and minded his own business. He wants to be captain of his school's chess team, go to college, and help his family make their way to a better life someday. Until Joey singles him out. Joey,...

Little Mamá forgets —Cruise, Robin, 1951-

Although her Mexican-American grandmother now forgets many things, Luciana finds that she still remembers the things that are important to the two of them. Includes glossary of Spanish words used.

¡Vamos! Let's go eat —Raúl the Third, 1976- author, illustrator.

Little Lobo, a Mexican American, and Bernabé, his dog, gather tacos, frutas picadas, cuernos, and more and deliver them to los luchadores preparing for Lucha Libre 5000.

My two border towns —Bowles, David (David O.), author.

"Early one Saturday morning, a boy prepares for a trip to The Other Side/El Otro Lado. It's close--just down the street from his school--and it's a twin of where he lives. To get there, his father drives their truck alon...

The Insiders —Oshiro, Mark, author.

Twelve-year-old Héctor Muñoz, fleeing from bullies, discovers a magical closet that not only provides him sanctuary, but also unites him with two other kids facing similar problems at their own schools, helping them fi...

Be strong & curvaceous —Adina, Shelley.

Carly, a Mexican American scholarship student at exclusive Spencer Academy in San Francisco, hides her status from her wealthy school friends until her new roommate, a Scottish aristocrat, is threatened by an angry young...

Parrot in the oven : mi vida : a novel —Martinez, Victor, 1954-2011.

Manny relates his coming of age experiences as a member of a poor Mexican American family in which the alcoholic father only adds to everyone's struggle.

When Christmas feels like home —Griffith, Gretchen

When his family moves from a small Mexican village to North Carolina, Eduardo asks how soon he will feel at home, and slowly his Tio Miguel's seemingly impossible replies come true until, at last, he can put out the Nati...

Long shot —Lupica, Mike.

Pedro, an avid basketball player, decides to run for class president, challenging a teammate who is also one of the most popular boys in school.

Federico and the wolf —Gomez, Rebecca J., author.

A modern retelling of Little Red Riding Hood in which Federico rides his bicycle to the market for Abuelo's groceries, then stands up to a hungry wolf. Includes a recipe for pico de gallo and glossary of Spanish terms.

Bouncing back —Ostler, Scott, author.

Orphaned thirteen year-old Carlos learns what it truly means to be a teammate when he must help save his new wheelchair basketball team's gym from destruction.

Paola Santiago and the forest of nightmares —Mejia, Tehlor Kay, author.

Months after confronting the legendary La Llorona, Paola starts dreaming again, this time about fantasmas that are stalking her and someone who might be even more dangerous--her estranged father.

Paola Santiago and the river of tears —Mejia, Tehlor Kay, author.

In Silver Springs, Arizona, her mother's stories of the monstrous La Llorona are thrilling but unbelievable to science-loving Paola until she and her best friends Dante and Emma take a walk through a cactus field near th...

The glowing heart : a Josephina mystery —Tripp, Valerie, 1951- author.

Josefina's home is filled with holiday guests, including a dashing man from Mexico City who delivers a precious heirloom to Tía Dolores. Everyone is delighted with the stunning ruby ring, but as soon as the ring appears ...

Tomás and the library lady —Mora, Pat.

While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomás finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library.

The last cuentista —Higuera, Donna Barba, author.

"Relocating to a new planet after Earth is destroyed, 12-year-old Petra Peña's suspended animation fails during the 370-year journey, so when all the other children are mysteriously reprogrammed and the adults purged, P...

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