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De Regil, Tania

Summary: At Grandma's house, where Julia is staying without her parents for the first time, the breeze is sweet like jasmine. Mornings begin with sugared bread, and the most magnificent hot chocolate cures all homesickness. There's something about this place and about Grandma. Like how she can tell when Julia has been quietly picking limes from the garden. Or that she can see the future--and knows when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2022

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Cerón, Ella

Summary: Book smart teen Lola's summer plans are derailed when she is sent to live with her grandmother in Mexico City and learns a family secret that changes her life forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila 2023

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

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

De Regil, Tania

Summary: En una primera visita sin sus papás a la casa de su abuela en las afueras de la Ciudad de México, una niña descubre lo que hace que la abuela tan especial.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2022

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH DE

Bolaño, Roberto

Summary: Mexico, 1970s. Jan and Remo find themselves adrift in Mexico City. Obsessed with poetry, and, above all, with science fiction, they are eager to forge a life in the literary world- or sacrifice themselves to it. The city tugs them in opposite directions. Jan withdraws from the world, shutting himself in their shared rooftop apartment where he feverishly composes fan letters to the stars of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOL

Sholes, Lynn

Summary: "Magazine journalist Seneca Hunt is reporting on the opening of Montezuma's tomb in Mexico City when the dig team learns that the remains of the Aztec emperor are missing. Within moments of the discovery, an apparent terrorist attack kills everyone at the site except Seneca, who barely escapes the carnage. To get answers, Seneca starts investigating. She finds out that someone is stealing the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHO

Luiselli, Valeria

Summary: "Bon vivant, world traveler, auctioneer--the story of Highway and his teeth is like Johnny Cash meets Robert Walser in Mexico"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUI

Sámano Córdova, Gerardo

Summary: Grieving mother Magos cuts out a piece of her deceased eleven-year-old son Santiago's lung. Acting on fierce maternal instinct and the dubious logic of an old folktale, she nurtures the lung until it gains sentience, growing into the carnivorous little Monstrilio she keeps hidden within the walls of her family's decaying Mexico City estate. Eventually, Monstrilio begins to resemble the Santiago...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zando 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAM

Moreno-Garcia, Silvia

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a riveting noir about a daydreaming secretary, a lonesome thug, and the mystery of the missing woman that brings them together. 1970s Mexico City. Maite is a secretary who lives for one thing: the latest issue of Secret Romance. While student protests and political unrest consume the city, Maite escapes into stories of passion...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MOR

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

De Regil, Tania

Summary: In a shared voice, a young boy conveys his fears about moving from New York City to Mexico City while, at the same time, a young girl expresses her worries about leaving Mexico City to move to New York City.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Enrigue, Alvaro

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Summary: "From a visionary Mexican author, a hallucinatory, revelatory, colonial revenge story that reimagines the fall of Tenochtitlan. One morning in 1519, conquistador Hernán Cortés entered the city of Tenochtitlan - today's Mexico City. Later that day, he would meet the emperor Moctezuma in a collision of two worlds, two empires, two languages, two possible futures. Cortés was accompanied by his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2024

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Raúl the Third

Summary: "Little Lobo and his friends are excited for the out-of-this-world book festival the Guadalupian Library hosts every year! Everyone has a special book they're looking for, but there's so much to see and do first. From cookbook demonstrations and comics workshops to mask making and language classes, this library has something for everyone. Can Little Lobo, Bernabé, Kooky Dooky, Coco Rocho, and...

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RAU

Summary: Set in the future, a young man looks for a better life outside his small rural village in Mexico-- but finds himself facing a technological dystopia when he attempts to cross the border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Entertainment 2009

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

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Herrera, Yuri

Summary: Makina, a young girl living in the Mexican-American border region and searching for her missing brother, faces nine legendary quests in a dangerous world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Editorial Periférica 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 FIC HER

Summary: "One of Mexico's most highly regarded works of political cinema, Canoa: A Shameful Memory reimagines a real-life incident that had occurred just eight years before its release, when a group of urban university employees on a hiking trip were viciously attacked by residents of the village of San Miguel Canoa who had been manipulated by a corrupt priest into believing the travelers were communist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CAN

Tonatiuh, Duncan

Summary: Two cousins, one in Mexico and one in New York City, write to each other and learn that even though their daily lives differ, at heart the boys are very similar.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TON

Ross, John

Contents: Introduction: Welcome to El Monstruo -- Birth of a monstruo -- City of flowers & smoking hearts -- City of palaces & ghosts -- City of betrayed hopes -- City of order & progress -- City of the cannibal revolution -- City of artists & assassins -- City & country -- The city goes to war; city of miracles & hype -- Uruchurtu's city -- City of dread & redemption -- City of denial & shame -- City in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972 ROS

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

Summary: From the rural banana plantation where they play soccer for the village team to the big city stadiums, two brothers have become rivals and battle each other on opposing sides. When a talent scout gets stranded in their tiny town, brothers Beto and Tato are discovered. They are whisked away to Mexico City to play for the big leagues where they quickly achieve fame. Beto is nicknamed 'Rudo' for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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

Dobbs, Alda P.

Summary: Based on a true story, the tale of one girl's dangerous journey to cross the U.S. border.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Villoro, Juan

Summary: Collection of two decades' writing about Mexico City, combining personal stories with vivid evocations and chronicles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2021

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Anaya, Rudolfo A.

Summary: "Mythmaker, master storyteller, and a writer powerfully attuned to the land and history of his native New Mexico, Rudolfo Anaya is one of the undisputed fathers of Chicano literature. Writing in an era when Latino voices were marginalized and just beginning to be read and acknowledged, Anaya broke new ground with Bless Me, Ultima (1972), a mythic novel that captures the richness and complexity...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ANA

Meza, Erika

Summary: "A girl reframes the dangerous border crossing between Mexico and the United States as a game to help her brother through the journey"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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Urrea, Luis Alberto.

Contents: "Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the US when she was young. Recently, it has dawned on her that he isn't the only man who has left town. In fact, there are almost no men in the village--they've all gone north. While watching The Magnificent Seven, Nayeli decides to go north herself and recruit seven men--her own...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC URR

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