Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Summary: In a tale akin to "Romeo and Juliet," the friendship between two children is threatened by their parents' differences. Malú is from an upper-class family and her single mother does not want her to play with Jorgito, as she thinks his background coarse and commonplace. Jorgito's mother is a poor socialist who is proud of her family's social standing, and places similar restrictions on her son....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF VIV

Summary: Revisit with the remaining original members of the Buena Vista Social Club and explore their contribution to the unknown history of Cuba.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BUE

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: Describes the life of a man who has ruled Cuba since 1959, after leading a successful revolution overthrowing Batistas government and establishing a Communist regime in its place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 CAS

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CAS

Bardach, Ann Louise.

Summary: An eye-opening account of the last chapter in the life of Fidel Castro: his near death, his enemies and their fifty-year failed battle to eliminate him, and the carefully planned succession and early reign of his brother Raul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CASTRO, FIDEL BAR

Cooke, Julia.

Summary: "Over a period of five years, beginning when Fidel Castro stepped down from his presidency after almost a half-century of reign, journalist Julia Cooke embedded herself in Cuba, gaining access to a dynamic Havana--one that she found populated with twenty-five-year-old Marxist philosophy students, baby-faced anarchists, children of the whiskey-drinking elite, Santera̕ trainees, pregnant...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.9123 COO

Summary: "Five legendary sessions (originally released 1956-1964) featuring an all-star line-up including: Julio Gutiérrez, Niño Rivera, José Fajardo and Cachao. Reissued together in their entirely for the first time, encapsulating a panorama of Cuban music; from mambo to Afro-Cuban rumba, big band son montuno, cha-cha-cha and more." Package label.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: Triplets Angel, Cšar and Marcos, age 11, all want the same - a role in a major ballet production at Havana's celebrated Grand Theatre. Who will be chosen? Their teachers at Cuba's world -renowned National Ballet School say all three have the same emerging talent and there's every chance they will develop as great dancers. Hardly anyone can tell them apart. Their training is rigorous and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2014

View online at Hoopla

Contents: [cd. 1] "Cuban invocations". El sinsonte (Pancho Quinto y Su Grupo Añag7) -- Obatalá (Merceditas Valdés) -- La voz del congo (Clave y Guaguancó) -- Chacho (Los Munẽquitos De Mantanzas) -- Yemaya (Conjunto Folklorico Nacional de Cuba) -- Papa Aggun (Celeste Mendoza y Los Papines) -- Santa Bárbara [Que viva Changó] (Celina González) -- Con su pin, pin, pin (Comparsa San Agustin) -- Bata rhythm...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Jackel 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN CUB

González, Rubén

Contents: disc 1: Nuestra canción / César Portillo de La Luz (2:32) -- Indestructible / Luis Yánez, Jesús Valdés (2:56) -- Mil congojas / Juan Pablo Miranda (2:50) -- Date una vueltecita / Jorge Mazón (4:12) -- Clímax / Rubén González (2:43) -- Fabiando / Rubén González, Fabián Garcia (3:52) -- La gloria eres tú / José Antonio Méndez (3:28) -- Tu corazón otra vez / José Antonio Pinares (3:16) -- Préstame...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Contents: Compositor confundido (Ibrahim Ferrer) (4:30) -- Al vaivén de mi carreta (Eliades Ochoa y el Cuarteto Patria) (5:26) -- El adios de este momento (Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Piñe[i]ro) (5:59) -- Campina (Afro-Cuban Jazz Project) (3:46) -- Sabroso como el guarapo (Orquesta Sublime) (4:14) -- Mecánica de amor (Mi Son) (6:02) -- Mami me gustó (Todos Estrellas) (4:34) -- Boliviana (Irakere) (6:24)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Putumayo World Music 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN PUT

Baker, Christopher P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.291 BAK

Kurlansky, Mark

Summary: "Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky presents an insider's view of Havana: the elegant, tattered city he has come to know over more than thirty years. Part cultural history, part travelogue, with recipes, historic engravings, photographs, and Kurlansky's own pen-and-ink drawings throughout, Havana celebrates the city's singular music, literature, baseball, and food; its five centuries of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.9 KUR

Estrellas de Areito (Musical group)

Contents: Pónganse para las cosas (10:20) ; Hasta pantojo baila mi son (11:34) ; Que traigan el guaguancó (6:27) ; Mi amanecer campesino (13:55) / Pedro Aranzola -- Llora timbero / Israel Rodríguez (7:12) -- Yo sí como candela / Luis "Lili" Martinez Griñán (10:28) -- Fefita / José Urfe (10:24) -- Guaguancó a todos los barríos / Pedro Aranzola (14:29) -- El pregón de la montaña / Pio Leyva (10:05) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: World Circuit/Nonesuch 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN EST

Ochoa, Eliades.

Contents: Ay papacito = Oh little darling (4:09) -- Pintate los labios María = Put on your lipstick Maria (4:52) -- Carino falso = False love (4:07) -- Sublime ilusión (4:12) -- Volver = Return (4:09) -- Saludo compay = Greetings, friend (4:55) -- Qué humanidad = What humanity (3:56) -- Un negrito en La Habana = A black boy in Havana (3:43) -- Mi sueño prohibido = My forbidden dream (2:12) -- Mi...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Higher Octave World 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN OCH

Summary: A spectacularly gripping documentary that unfolds like a great political thriller. It's the cross-cut tale of two men whose fateful meeting propelled them on divergent courses with Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantanamo, and the U.S. Supreme Court. The Oath offers a rare window into a hidden realm and the international impact of the U.S. War on Terror.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OAT

González, Rubén

Contents: El Tiburon (4:23) -- Quizaz, Quizaz, Quizaz (2:25) -- Amor de Loca Juventud (5:46) -- La ultima Noche (4:03) -- Enriqueta (3:07) -- Llego el Eulcerito (3:24) -- Mulatica Retozona (6:17) -- La Campana de Mi Tio Andres (3:59) -- Como Siento You (3:51) -- Papines en Descarga (8:52) -- Los Reflejos del Amanecer (5:28) -- Que Pollo! (4:04) -- El Plato Roto (4:27) -- Almendra (9:34).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Contacto Latino 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN GON

Ada, Alma Flor.

Summary: Told through the eyes of a child, this anthology of true autobiographical tales from Hispanic author and educator Alma Flor Ada presents inspiring reflections on a unique childhood spent on the island of Cuba.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 ADA

Eire, Carlos M. N.

Summary: A survivor of the Cuban Revolution recounts his pre-war childhood as the religiously devout son of a judge, and describes the conflict's violent and irrevocable impact on his friends, family, and native home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.91 EIR

Saborit

Contents: La invitacion de Tomasa : son montuno / Daniel Alarcon (5:30) -- Caminito de Guarena : guaracha / Villo Frometa (3:13) -- Que bueno suena la timba : son / Bartolo Hernandez (3:23) -- El Don Juan : son / Miguel Arias Napoles (3:47) -- Amargo dolor : cumbia / Cinesio Figueredo (5:18) -- La cocaleca : guaracha (3:16) -- El platanar de Bartolo : pilon / Electo Rossell Chepin (2:29) -- Dame tu amor...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tumi 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN Sabor

Summary: "After a decade living in the United States, [filmmaker Asori] Soto returns to his homeland of Cuba to search for the missing flavors of his childhood--a journey to discover culinary traditions long thought lost due to the hardship that Cuba survived after the collapse of the Soviet Union."--

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Contents: Mi rumba echando candela (Celeste Mendoza) (3:28) -- Eso no es na' (María Teresa Vera) (3:28) -- Manzanillo (Orquesta Original de Manzanillo) (4:44) -- Yayabo (Orquesta Riverside) (2:53) -- Guarapachanga (Chapottín y sus Estrellas) (2:55) -- Llegué llegué/Guararey de Pastorita (Los Van Van) (6:28) -- No me llores (Conjunto Rumbavana) (5:20) -- Fifi, Teté y Popó (Orquesta Revé "Changüí '68")...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Luaka Bop/Sire/Warner Bros. 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN DAN

Gratz, Alan

Summary: Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GRA

Labrecque, Ellen

Summary: "Viva la revolucion! Find out how Che Guevara--a doctor turned communist leader and much more than a face on a T-shirt--ended up paying the ultimate price for his cause. His very image has become associated with a spirit of rebellion, but Ernesto Guevara--known around the world simply as Che--didn't dream of becoming a revolutionary. Author Ellen Labrecque takes readers on a journey through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Paterson, Katherine

Summary: Katherine Paterson is back - A new novel from the author of Bridge to Terabithia - based on a completely true historical event. A historical novel about a young Cuban teenager who volunteers for Fidel Castro's national literacy campaign that taught those throughout the impoverished countryside to read.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Patterson 2017