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Garza, Kimberly

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Carly Castillo has only ever known Albacore Avenue. Abandoned as a child by her Filipina mother and Mexican-American father, Carly returns each morning from her nursing shift to the house she shares with her grandmother, Magdalena. But when Magdalena slips into dementia, Carly begins to imagine a life elsewhere. Jess Rivera, her boyfriend and all-star shortstop turned seaman, treasures the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GAR

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Lim, S. Briones

Summary: "What's the problem? Sixteen-year-old Filipino American Angelo Rivera will tell you flat out. Life sucks. He's been uprooted from his San Diego home to a boring landlocked town in the middle of nowhere. Behind him, ocean waves, his girlfriend, and the biggest skateboarding competition on the California coast. Ahead, flipping burgers at his parents' new diner and, as the only Asian in his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyscape 2021

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

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Katie's Aunt Patty is the new mayor, and Katie and her friends attend her first city council meeting, brimming with ideas about what their neighborhood needs--like free ice cream, puppies, and a new park where children can play in safety.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2021

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR PURPLE SPANISH MAN

Cruz, Caris Avendaño

Summary: Swept into Engkantos, the land of gods and spirits, ten-year-old Marikit embarks on a quest to save her family from a sinister shadow god.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers 2022

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

Sánchez, Erika L.

Summary: "Julia no es la hija mexicana perfecta. Ese era el rol de su hermana Olga. Olga no fue a la universidad, se quedó en casa para cuidar a sus padres, limpiar la casa y trabajar a medio tiempo. Julia tiene grandes sueños y no quiere formar parte del camino de su hermana mayor. Pero un solo error, que ocurre mientras enviaba un mensaje de texto al mismo tiempo que cruzaba la calle más concurrida de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2018

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 SPANISH SAN

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH SAN

Badua, Tracy

Summary: "Freddie Ruiz is cursed. While other people may have bad days, Freddie and his family have had bad generations: from bird poop splatting on him during picture day to the many tumbles and trips that earned him the nickname Faceplant Freddie. He's learned to lay low and keep himself out of trouble--which means no fun, no friends, and definitely no risks. But when he discovers a family heirloom, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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

Kelly, Erin Entrada.

Summary: Bullied at school, eighth-grader Apple, a Filipino American who loves the music of the Beatles, decides to change her life by learning how to play the guitar.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KEL

Loh-Hagan, Virginia

Summary: "The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Larry "Seven Fingers" Itliong, a Filipino American labor organizer, in a simple, age-appropriate way that helps children develop word recognition and reading skills. The series celebrates diversity, covering women and men from a range of backgrounds and professions including immigrants and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2022

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

Bass, Rick

Summary: When Sam Houston organizes an attack into Mexico, the gloryseeking Texans are overwhelmed. Captured, they face the terrible Diezmo--a game of chance that ensures every 10th man will be killed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAS

Hesse, Monica

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Summary: Haruko and Margot meet at the high school in Crystal City, a 'family internment camp' for those accused of colluding with the enemy. The teens discover that they are polar opposites in so many ways, except for one that seems to override all the others: the camp is changing them, day by day and piece by piece. Haruko finds herself consumed by fear for her soldier brother and distrust of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Sterling, Michelle

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Summary: "For one young girl, summer is the season of no school, of days spent at the pool, and of picking golden limes off the trees. But summer doesn't start until her lola--her grandmother from the Philippines--comes for her annual visit. When Lola visits, the whole family gathers to cook and eat and share in their happiness of another season spent together"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STE

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STE

Sterling, Michelle

Summary: Four starred reviews! In an evocative picture book brimming with the scents, tastes, and traditions that define a young girl's summer with her grandmother, debut author Michelle Sterling and illustrator Aaron Asis come together to celebrate the gentle bonds of familial love that span oceans and generations. For one young girl, summer is the season of no school, of days spent at the pool, and of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

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Mickelson, Marcia Argueta

Summary: "Guatemalan-American high school senior Millie Vargas struggles to balance her family's needs with her own ambitions, especially after her mother's employer, a Senate candidate, uses Millie as a poster child for 'deserving' immigrants"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Lab 2021

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Mickelson 2021

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

Vida, Nina.

Summary: Joseph Kimmel is heading to San Antonio to settle his deceased brother's estate but becomes stranded on the vast open prairie when his horse is stolen. He is rescued by an egocentric Alsatian immigrant, but falls back into trouble when he marries a young blond girl. Running for their lives, Joseph and his new bride head to the hill country, where they hope to build a cattle ranch....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VID

Brandon, Jay.

Summary: San Antonio district attorney Chris Sinclair investigates when the body of one of his college girlfriends is discovered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

Salazar, Alicia

Summary: Camila and her Papa enter a televised baking competition, but trying to do everything herself results in a mess so Papa helps to bake strawberry-iced cake pops that could make them sta

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2021

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE SAL

Cooper, Floyd

Summary: Little Mazie wants the freedom to stay up late, but her father explains what freedom really means in the story of Juneteenth, and how her ancestors celebrated their true freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE COO

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COO

Feldman, Jacquetta Nammar

Summary: Twelve-year-old Yasmeen Khoury is unhappy that her family has moved from Detroit to San Antonio, Texas, leaving her friends and Arab Christian community behind; from the very first day at school Yasmeen feels completely isolated and out of place, but she slowly makes friends with a Mexican boy, Carlos, and her Jewish neighbor, Ayelet Cohen, although she feels like she has to hide these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FEL

Gimenez, Mark.

Summary: Beck Hardin returns to his Texas hometown and his estranged father after the death of his wife leaves him with two children to raise. The town is still reeling from the murder of sixteen-year-old Heidi, whose father-- Beck's old college friend-- asks Beck to help him find Heidi's killer before the statute of limitations runs out. Meanwhile, Beck is pushed into becoming town Judge, and he makes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sphere 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIM

Stork, Francisco X

Summary: When Victoria Cruz wakes up in the psychiatric ward of a Texas hospital after her failed suicide attempt, she still has no desire to live, but as the weeks pass, and she meets Dr. Desai and three of the other patients, she begins to reflect on the reasonswhy she feels like a loser compared with the rest of her family, and to see a path ahead where she can make a life of her own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION STO

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC STO

Wyeth, Sharon Dennis

Summary: "Learn more about Juneteenth, a holiday that celebrates the end of chattel slavery in the United States in this Step 3 History Reader"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2022

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE WYE

Castillo, Elaine

Summary: "How many lives fit in a lifetime? When Hero De Vera arrives in America--haunted by the political upheaval in the Philippines and disowned by her parents--she's already on her third. Her uncle gives her a fresh start in the Bay Area, and he doesn't ask about her past. His younger wife knows enough about the might and secrecy of the De Vera family to keep her head down. But their daughter--the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Castillo 2018

Winn, Kevin P.

Summary: "The Racial Justice in America: Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Juneteenth explores the history around the celebration in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Press 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.263 WIN

Diederich, Phillippe

Summary: When four Mexican-American teenagers from Houston travel to Diamond Park to buy a 1959 Chevy Impala from Magaña's godfather, something goes very wrong, and one of them, Susi, ends up arrested for murder. Convinced that the real killer is a drug trafficker called Anaconda, Flaco and Magaña head to Mexico hunting for him to clear Susi's name--but in the process of kidnapping Anaconda Flaco...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC DIE

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