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Arana, Marie

Summary: "A sweeping yet personal overview of the latino population of America, drawn from hundreds of interviews and prodigious research that emphasizes the diversity and little-known history of our largest and fastest-growing minority. LatinoLand is an exceptional, all-encompassing overview of Hispanic America based on personal interviews, deep research, and Marie Arana's life experience as a Latina....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.868 ARA

Summary: El coro offers proof that Latino/a poetry today is more complex and diverse, more beautiful and powerful, than had been previously acknowledged. Here we find the open expression of anger and grief, self-mocking humor, the music of protest, the quiet assertion of dignity, and the raucous celebration of survival. There are poems about stoop labor and welfare offices and housing projects, but also...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Massachusetts Press 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 EL C

Anta, Julio

Summary: "As long as he remembers to stay smart and keep his eyes open, Mateo knows that he can survive the trek across the Sonoran Desert that will take him from Mexico to the United States. That is until he's caught by the Border Patrol only moments after sneaking across the fence in the dead of night. Escaping their clutches comes at a price and, lost in the desert without a guide or water, Mateo is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAlley, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 ANT

Franklin, Ashley Robin

Summary: "When college freshman Kat Fields receives a mysterious email urging her to visit a relatively unknown Texas town with a history of witchcraft, strange sightings, and "devil lights"--glowing red stars that appear above the town's hills every night--she ditches her plans for spring break and takes a solo road trip to Estrella Roja to investigate for her podcast, Paranormal Texas, catchphrase:...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, HarperAlley, imprints of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 FRA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA GRAPHIC FRA

Martínez, Ernesto Javier

Summary: A reclamation of the Mexican serenata tradition, follow the story of a young boy who asks his father if there is a song for a boy who loves a boy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Reflection Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAR

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