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Tonatiuh, Duncan

Summary: "This pre-Columbian creation myth tells the story of Quetzalcoatl, one of the most important deities in ancient Mesoamerica, and his quest to create humankind. The gods tried to make humans during each sun, or age, but each time failed. So when they grewtired, only one did not give up: Quetzalcoatl, also called the Feathered Serpent. Determined, the Feathered Serpent embarks on a dangerous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 809 TON

Tonatiuh, Duncan

Summary: "Award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh tells the story of Amalia Hernandez, dancer and founder of El Ballet Folklorico de Mexico. Published in time for the 100th anniversary of Hernandez's birth, Danza! is the first picture book about the famous dancer and choreographer. Danza! is a celebration of Hernandez's life and of the rich history of dance in Mexico. As a child, Amalia...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tonatiuh, Duncan.

Summary: Presents the life of the Mexican artist, who became famous for his drawings of skeletons in multiple everyday poses which have become identified with the Mexican Day of the Dead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TON

Tonatiuh, Duncan.

Summary: When Papa Rabbit does not return home as expected from many seasons of working in the great carrot and lettuce fields of El Norte, his son Pancho sets out on a dangerous trek to find him, guided by a coyote. Includes author's note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Tonatiuh 2013

Summary: "Thirty diverse and award-winning authors and illustrators capture frank discussions about racism, identity, and self-esteem"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 TAL

Argueta, Jorge

Summary: In this new cooking poem, Jorge Argueta brings us a fun and easy recipe for a yummy salsa. A young boy and his sister gather the ingredients and grind them up in a molcajete, just like their ancestors used to do, singing and dancing all the while.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books / House of Anansi Press 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH J468 ARG

Wood, Susan

Summary: Juan Garcia Esquivel was born in Mexico and grew up to the sounds of mariachi bands. He loved music and became a musical explorer. Defying convention, he created music that made people laugh and planted images in their minds. Juan's space-age lounge music popular in the fifties and sixties has found a new generation of listeners.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Live Oak Media 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J WHITE WOO

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