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Roanhorse, Rebecca

Summary: Guided by her Navajo ancestors, seventh-grader Nizhoni Begay discovers she is descended from a holy woman and destined to become a monsterslayer, starting with the evil businessman who kidnapped her father. Includes glossary of Navajo terms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC RIO

Haas, Jessie.

Summary: Upset that her New Mexico school can only afford music and art teachers in alternate years, fourth-grader Saige works with her grandmother, Mimi, to plan a fundraiser but when Mimi has an accident, Saige relies on new friend Gabi to help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AG S1

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC HAA

Haas, Jessie.

Summary: Painting in her grandmother's studio and riding her favorite horse, Georgia, helps fourth-grader Saige cope with missing Mimi and sparks an idea for funding the school art program, but more creativity will be needed to keep Georgia from being sold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AG S2

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC HAA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Haas 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HAA

Hawkins, Aaron R.

Summary: In early 1980s New Mexico, thirteen-year-old Jackson Jones recruits his cousins and sisters to help tend an elderly neighbor's neglected apple orchard for the chance to make big money and, perhaps, to own the orchard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J FIC HAW

Tripp, Valerie

Summary: Josefina and her sisters distrust learning to read and write, as well as other changes their Tía Dolores is bringing to the household, because they fear they will lose their memories of their mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TRI

Tripp, Valerie

Summary: Meet Josefina Montoya, a nine-year-old girl growing up in New Mexico in 1824. Josefina and her sisters have been struggling ever since Mamá died a year ago. When Mamá's sister, Tía Dolores, comes to live on their rancho, the girls are overjoyed. But Tía Dolores has lots of new ideas! She starts a family weaving business. And she teaches the girls to read, something Mamá never learned to do....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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Rue, Nancy N.

Summary: Facing up to a cheater at an elite soccer day camp and some difficult events at home helps eleven-year-old Lucy do some growing up during a summer which, while very different from the one she imagined, turns out to be just right.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FgL 3

Rue, Nancy N.

Summary: Lucy, an eleven-year-old tomboy, loves playing soccer and caring for her father, who was blinded by the bomb that killed her mother, but she begins losing control when a new teacher takes over her playground soccer games and housekeeper Inez assumes her chores and starts teaching Bible lessons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FgL 1

Hulme, Joy N.

Summary: In this sequel to "The Other Side of the Door," ten-year-old Dora makes a quilt to record her experiences as she finally starts school and her Mormon family's efforts to secure homestead rights for their farm in New Mexico.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Hulme

Krumgold, Joseph

Summary: Miguel lives with his family on a sheep ranch in New Mexico. More than anything else, he longs to go with the men to the Sangre de Christo Mountains.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Klages, Ellen

Summary: It is 1943, and 11-year-old Dewey Kerrigan is traveling west on a train to live with her scientist father--but no one will tell her exactly where he is. When she reaches Los Alamos, New Mexico, she learns why: he's working on a top secret government program.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2006

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Tripp, Valerie

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: When Tia Dolores, the beloved aunt who has cared for the Montoya family since the death of their mother, announces that she is planning to leave, Josefina and her sisters try to find a way to change her mind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. Publications 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TRI

Tripp, Valerie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The second Christmas after their mother has died, Josefina and her three sisters find that participating in the traditions of Las Posadas helps keep memories of Mamá alive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. 1997

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Tripp, Valerie

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: In 1825 when Josefina trusts a trader in Santa Fe with an important deal, she makes a surprising discovery about this young American who leaves town without paying her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TRI

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

Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

Alegría, Malín.

Summary: Hoping to celebrate her quinceañera abroad instead of having a traditional party, Fabi clashes with a mean-spirited rival and resolves to put the girl and her squad of friends to shame with the biggest quince the town has ever seen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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