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Hernandez, Carlos Alberto

Summary: "When Sal Vidnon meets Gabi Real for the first time, it isn't under the best of circumstances. Sal is in the principal's office for the third time in three days, and it's still the first week of school. Gabi, student council president and editor of the school paper, is there to support her friend Yasmany, who just picked a fight with Sal. She is determined to prove that, somehow, Sal planted a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Engle, Margarita

Summary: While visiting her abuelo in Cuba, a young girl helps him sell frutas, singing the name of each fruit as they walk, and after she returns to the United States, they exchange letters made of abrazos--hugs. Includes historical and cultural notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ENG

Alegre, Reina Luz

Summary: "Twelve-year-old Latinx Zoey navigates the tricky waters of friendship and family while searching for a way to save her grandfather's bowling alley from closing"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jennings, Terry Catasús

Summary: Dom is excited to join her friend, Steph, for a mini vacation. They are going to visit Steph's grandmother in Virginia, where Dom hopes they can continue to have a lot of fun adventures. As soon as they arrive, they find that Gran's neighbors have lost their goat. There are some mysterious footprints near the goat pen that lead to the marsh. Dom decides to use the methods of her favorite...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC JEN

Cuevas, Adrianna

Summary: In 1961 Cuba, with the threat of military service for children looming, twelve-year-old Cumba's parents send him to Miami, where he lives with a new family and misses his homeland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2021

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CUE

Behar, Ruth

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In 1960s New York, fifth-grader Ruthie, a Cuban-Jewish immigrant, must rely on books, art, her family, and friends in her multicultural neighborhood when an accident puts her in a body cast.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BEH

Older, Daniel José

Summary: When sixteen-year-old Mateo and Chela discover each other and their powers during a political battle between neighborhood factions, they set aside their differences to unravel the mystery behind their sunken homeland and to stop a dangerous political operative who is trying to harness their gifts to unleash terror on the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion 2022

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Medina, Meg

Summary: For Merci Suárez, eighth grade means a new haircut, nighttime football games, and an out-of-town overnight field trip. At home, it means more chores and keeping an eye on Lolo as his health worsens. It's a year filled with more responsibility and independence, but also with opportunities to reinvent herself. Merci has always been fine with not being one of the popular kids like Avery Sanders,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2022

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Hernandez, Carlos Alberto

Summary: "Papi, a calamity physicist, believes he has made a breakthrough that will let him close all the wormholes Sal and Gabi have made in the membrane between universes. But how will that affect Gabi's baby brother, Iggy, who needs to be connected to another universe in order to remain healthy? And what will it mean for Sal, who uses the holes to stay in touch with other versions of his Mami Muerta?...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Jennings, Terry Catasús

Summary: "Dom is excited to join her friend, Steph, for a mini vacation. They are going to visit Steph's grandmother....As soon as they arrive, they find that Gran's neighbors have lost their goat! There are some mysterious footprints near the goat pen that lead to the marsh. Dom decides to use the methods of her favorite detective, Sherlock Holmes-observing the basics, using all her senses, and talking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2021

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED JEN

Valdes Greenwood, David

Summary: "Luis just wants to go to prom with his boyfriend, but when a hit on the head knocks him back to 1985, he meets his parents' closeted classmate"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2021

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Hernández Bergstrom, Adriana

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Summary: Anita helps her grandmother make flan for her grandfather's birthday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2022

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Garcia-Aguilera, Carolina.

Summary: A baby develops an inherited disease which requires a bone-marrow transplant from the mother. But no one knows the mother, the baby having been illegally adopted. PI Lupe Solano, the daughter of upper-class Cuban immigrants, agrees to search for her and in the process discovers a racket in babies from Cuba and a murder. A first novel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Planeta Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 SPANISH GAR

Hernandez, Carlos Alberto

Summary: "When best friends Sal and Gabi try to repair the damage they created when they altered the universe to help their families, they end up creating even more chaos"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion 2020

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J Fiction Her

Cole, Alyssa

Summary: "An assassination plot that could end the Civil War, and a hidden enemy that could destroy a secret league of unsung heroes ... Daniel Cumberland, born free in Massachusetts, studied law with dreams of helping his people--dreams that died the night he waskidnapped and sold into slavery. Daniel is rescued, but he's a changed man. When he's offered entry into the Loyal League, the covert...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

Sylvester, Natalia

Summary: "When fifteen-year-old Cuban American Mariana Ruiz's father runs for president, Mari starts to see him with new eyes. A novel about waking up and standing up, and what happens when you stop seeing your dad as your hero-while the whole country is watching"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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Pelzman, Adam.

Summary: Secretly working as a dancer in a club after the death of her father, Perla encounters the orphaned son of a legendary Siberian hunter who compels her to undertake a life-changing journey to Manhattan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEL

Dole, Mayra

Summary: When Lazarita's unemployed father cannot afford a party for the birthday celebration that marks a fifteen-year-old girl's entrance into womanhood, her friends in her Miami Cuban-American community plan a surprise block party.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Book Press 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 468 DOL

Hernandez, Carlos Alberto Pablo

Summary: In order to heal after his mother's death, thirteen-year-old Sal learns to reach into time and space to retrieve things--and people--from other universes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HER

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J Fiction Her

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HER

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT SF Hernandez 2019

Cuevas, Adrianna

Summary: "A Cuban American boy must use his secret ability to communicate with animals to save the inhabitants of his town when they are threatened by a tule vieja, a witch that transforms into animals"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

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

DeMille, Nelson

Summary: "Daniel Graham MacCormick--Mac for short--seems to have a pretty good life. At age thirty-five he's living in Key West, owner of a forty-two-foot charter fishing boat, The Maine. Mac served five years in the Army as an infantry officer with two tours in Afghanistan. He returned with the Silver Star, two Purple Hearts, scars that don't tan, and a boat with a big bank loan. Truth be told, Mac's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2017

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2 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DEM

Gruber, Michael

Summary: Rookie cop Tito Morales arrives at the Trianon Hotel in time to see a wealthy oilman plunge ten stories and impale himself on a nearby fence. Soon Morales is joined by detective Jimmy Paz. Together Paz and Morales enter the hotel and discover, in the dead man's room, a most unusual suspect, an otherworldly woman by the name of Emmylou Dideroff. She emerges from a rapturous, prayerlike state and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRU

Hijuelos, Oscar

Summary: The first Latino novelist to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize, Oscar Hijuelos (1951?2013) wrote rich and radiant novels that brought the Cuban American immigrant experience into the heart of American literature. "I marveled," recalls Juan Felipe Herrera, at "how meticulous he was and how deep he got into the lives of Latino and Cuban Americans in the United States." Hijuelos launched his career...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2022

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Namey, Laura Taylor

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Lila Reyes, furious when her parents send her to the English countryside to recover from grief and heartbreak, unexpectedly falls in love with a teashop clerk--and England, itself. After graduation, everything Lila Reyes had planned for her life fell apart. Her worried parents make a new plan for her: Spend three months with family friends in Winchester, England, to relax and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC NAM

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC NAM

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