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Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Pedro attends a colorful parade with his friend Katie Woo and her family to celebrate Chinese New Year, but when Katie goes missing Pedro is ready to come to the rescue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2022

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Engle, Margarita

Summary: "Bold, graphic portraits and beautiful poems present famous and lesser-known Latinos from varied backgrounds who have faced life's challenges in creative ways."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 ENG

Tonatiuh, Duncan.

Summary: "Years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez, an eight-year-old girl of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage, played an instrumental role in Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark desegregation case of 1946 inCalifornia"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.11 TON

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J323.11 TON

Reynoso, Naibe

Summary: Brief biographies in rhyme of 11 notable Latinos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Con Todo Press 2020

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Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Katie's peanut butter and jelly sandwich is missing, so she must figure out which of her classmates ate it--and what she should do about lunch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2023

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

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

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: When Katie's father looses his special rainbow ring while playing with the kids in the backyard, Katie and Pedro work to follow the clues to find the missing ring.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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

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

Miedoso, Andres

Summary: After Andres discovers a haunted bike park, he calls best friend Desmond, a ghost investigator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2022

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Thomas, Leah

Summary: When the Vasquez siblings' father left, there was an absence in their lives-- until a shimmering figure named Luz appeared in the canyon behind their house. He shot hoops with Hank's hands. He showed Ana cinematic beauty behind her eyelids. He spoke kindly to Milo. But when Luz left, he took something from each of them. As a new school year begins, Hank, Ana, and Milo question how can they ever...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2018

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

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

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: A frowning scarecrow at Aunt Carmen's farm frightens Katie until Pedro reveals that it is not haunted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

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

Brooks, Nick

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Summary: J.B., Ramón, and Trey, students of the Urban Promise Prep School, must follow the school's strict rules, but when their principal is murdered, the three boys must band together to track down the real killer before they are arrested.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt Books for Young Readers 2023

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Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Katie and Pedro are enjoying a night of camping, but when it gets dark and Katie starts to feel nervous, her father reassures her it will not last long, for tonight the Moon will be particularly bright.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

Miedoso, Andres

Summary: Desmond and Andres visit the acquarium where they discover a mermaid whose song puts anyone who hears it under a spell.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2022

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

Woodson, Jacqueline

Summary: "When six students are chosen to participate in a weekly talk with no adults allowed, they discover that when they're together, it's safe to share the hopes and fears they have to hide from the rest of the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2018

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WOO

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Something in Miss Winkle's classroom smells really bad, and when the class bully declares that it must be the new boy, Pablo, Pedro steps in to defend him--but the class still needs to know what is causing the stench and dispose of it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MAN

Córdova, Zoraida

Summary: Eleven-and-a-half-year-old Valentina Salazar grew up as a monster protector until her father's loss, but when a video of a mythical egg appears, Valentina convinces her older brother and sister to help her find and save it--all while avoiding the monster hunters who want to destroy it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2022

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1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J FIC COR

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

Jules, Jacqueline

Summary: Sofia helps her grandmother make her special rice pudding, but there is a mix-up in the recipe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE JUL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JUL

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: When Pedro receives some money from his grandmother for his birthday, his father suggests that he put some of it in the bank, but than Pedro has to decide what to do with the remainder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MAN

Mauleón, Daniel

Summary: Determined to be a great baseball player like others in his family, Fernando needs their help to regain his confidence after his coach tells him to steal a base and he fails. Includes discussion questions, information about baseball, and glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MAD

Salazar, Alicia

Summary: "When Camila tries out for a play, she practices hard to get ready for auditions. So she's extra disappointed when she doesn't get the starring role. But as she learns her part and works with the rest of the cast, Camila discovers there is more than one way to be a star"--

Format: text

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

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

Torres, Jennifer

Summary: After her father's landscaping business fails and the family loses their house, sixth-grader Griselda Zaragoza follows her sister's example and begins selling Alma cosmetics while hiding her changed circumstances from friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TOR

Bratt, Benjamin

Summary: Chronicles the history of Hispanic Americans and how they are shaping politics and culture today in the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2013

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LAT

Herrera, Juan Felipe

Summary: "When Juan Felipe Herrera was very young, he picked flowers, helped his mama feed the chickens, slept under the starry sky, and learned to say goodbye to his amiguitos each time his migrant family moved on. When he grew up, Juan Felipe Herrera became a poet. His breathtaking poem "Imagine" and Lauren Castillo's evocative illustrations will speak to every reader and dreamer searching for this...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG HER

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: After learning about mummies in class, Katie decides to make one of her own, but when it suddenly goes missing, Katie and Pedro start following clues that they hope will lead them to the missing mummy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

Morales, Ed

Summary: "The Latinx revolution in US culture, society, and politics "Latinx" (pronounced "La-teen-ex") is the gender-neutral term that covers the largest racial minority in the United States, 17 percent of the country. This is the fastest-growing sector of American society, containing the most immigrants. It is the poorest ethnic group in the country, whose political empowerment is altering the balance...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 MOR

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