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  • Becoming Naomi Leo´n [downloadable audiobook]

    Becoming Naomi Leo´n2004

    by Pam Muñoz Ryan

    (11,498)

    Summary: "I always thought that the biggest trial in my life was my name, Naomi Guadalupe Zamora Outlaw, but little did I know that it was the least of my problems, or that someday I would live up to it." One...  more »

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  • Long shot [downloadable ebook] / a Comeback Kids novel

    Long shot / a Comeback Kids novel2008

    by Mike Lupica

    (739)

    Summary: Pedro, an avid basketball player, decides to run for class president, challenging a teammate who is also one of the most popular boys in school.

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  • Muchacho [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Muchacho / a novel2009

    by LouAnne Johnson

    (721)

    Summary: Living in a neighborhood of drug dealers and gangs in New Mexico, high school junior Eddie Corazon, a juvenile delinquent-in-training, falls in love with a girl who inspires him to rethink his life and his choices.

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  • The Christmas gift [downloadable ebook] / El regalo de Navidad

    The Christmas gift / El regalo de Navidad2000

    by Francisco Jimenez

    (92)

    Summary: When his family has to move again a few days before Christmas in order to find work, Panchito worries that he will not get the ball he has been wanting.

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  • The skirt [downloadable ebook]

    The skirt1992

    by Gary Soto

    (197)

    Summary: When Miata leaves on the school bus the skirt that she is to wear in a dance performance, she needs all her wits to get it back without her parents' finding out that she has lost something yet again.

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  • Facts of life [downloadable ebook] / stories

    Facts of life / stories2008

    by Gary Soto

    (109)

    Summary: Children and teens from all walks of life deal with the dramas of growing up.

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  • Marisol

    Marisol2005

    by Gary Soto

    Series: American Girl Today Series

    (479)

    Summary: Meet Marisol Luna, a girl who was born to dance. The family is moving to the Chicago suburbs, and Marisol learns that her new neighborhood doesn't have a dance studio. Instead of giving up,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN MARISOL

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Breaking through [downloadable ebook]

    Breaking through2001

    by Francisco Jimenez

    (2,593)

    Summary: Having come from Mexico to California ten years ago, fourteen-year-old Francisco is still working in the fields but fighting to improve his life and complete his education.

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  • The first rule of punk

    The first rule of punk2017

    by Celia C Perez

    (4,714)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old María Luisa O'Neill-Morales (who really prefers to be called Malú) reluctantly moves with her Mexican-American mother to Chicago and starts seventh grade with a bang--violating...  more »

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    Call #: J F PEREZ

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The first rule of punk [CD book]

    The first rule of punk2017

    by Celia C Perez

    (4,797)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old María Luisa O'Neill-Morales (who really prefers to be called Malú) reluctantly moves with her Mexican-American mother to Chicago and starts seventh grade with a bang-- violating...  more »

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    Call #: J CD BOOK F PEREZ

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

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  • A day's work [downloadable ebook]

    A day's work1994

    by Eve Bunting

    (620)

    Summary: When Francisco, a young Mexican American boy, tries to help his grandfather find work, he discovers that even though the old man cannot speak English, he has something even more valuable to teach Francisco.

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  • ¡Vamos! Let's go to the market

    ¡Vamos! Let's go to the market2019

    by Raúl the Third

    (575)

    Summary: Little Lobo, a Mexican American, and Bernabe, his dog, deliver supplies to vendors at the Mercado, a busy border town market.

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    Call #: E RAUL

    Location: Picture Books

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  • ¡Vamos! Let's go to the market [eBook]

    ¡Vamos! Let's go to the market2019

    by Raúl the Third

    Summary: Little Lobo, a Mexican American, and Bernabe, his dog, deliver supplies to vendors at the Mercado, a busy border town market.

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  • The quiet place

    The quiet place2012

    by Sarah Stewart

    (759)

    Summary: A little girl moves to the United States from Mexico with her family and writes letters to her aunt in Mexico about her new life.

    BOOK

    Call #: E STEWART

    Location: Picture Books

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  • A reward for Josefina

    A reward for Josefina1999

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Short Stories Series

    (422)

    Summary: When the entire family goes into the hills to collect piñon nuts, Josefina hopes to find the most in order to make Tía Dolores proud of her.

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    Call #: J F AMERICAN JOSEFINA

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • Meet Josefina, an American girl

    Meet Josefina, an American girl1997

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Josefina Series - #1.

    (4,314)

    Summary: Nine-year-old Josefina, the youngest of four sisters living in New Mexico in 1824, tries to help run the household after her mother dies.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN JOSEFINA

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Josefina [CD book] : an American girl

    Josefina : an American girl2006

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Josefina Series

    (2,785)

    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,...  more »

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    Call #: J CD BOOK F TRIPP

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

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  • Just Josefina

    Just Josefina2002

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Josefina Series

    (162)

    Summary: In 1824 New Mexico, nine-year-old Josefina is happy when her grandparents and aunt come to visit, but she thinks she must choose between meeting her grandmother's expectations and being true to...  more »

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    Call #: J F AMERICAN JOSEFINA

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Becoming Naomi León

    Becoming Naomi León2004

    by Pam Muñoz Ryan

    (11,498)

    Summary: When Naomi's absent mother resurfaces to claim her, Naomi runs away to Mexico with her great-grandmother and younger brother in search of her father.

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    Call #: J F RYAN

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Josefina learns a lesson : a school story

    Josefina learns a lesson : a school story1998

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Josefina Series - #2

    (1,622)

    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.

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    Call #: J F AMERICAN JOSEFINA

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Happy birthday, Josefina! : a springtime story

    Happy birthday, Josefina! : a springtime story1998

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Josefina Series - #4

    (1,671)

    Summary: Josefina hopes to become a "curandera" or healer like Tía Magdalena, and she is tested just before her tenth birthday when a friend receives a potentially fatal snakebite.

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    Call #: J F AMERICAN JOSEFINA

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Changes for Josefina : a winter story

    Changes for Josefina : a winter story1998

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Josefina Series - #6

    (1,343)

    Summary: When Tía 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.

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    Call #: J F AMERICAN JOSEFINA

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • What can you do with a paleta? = ¿Que puedes hacer con una paleta?

    What can you do with a paleta? = ¿Que puedes hacer con una paleta?2009

    by Carmen Tafolla

    (409)

    Summary: A young Mexican American girl celebrates the paleta, an icy fruit popsicle, and the many roles it plays in her lively barrio.

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    Call #: J 468 TAF

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • Again, Josefina!

    Again, Josefina!2000

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Josefina Series

    (243)

    Summary: Nine-year-old Josefina wants to give up learning to play the piano until she sees how much joy her music gives to her baby nephew. Discusses the importance of music on the New Mexican frontier and describes how to dance La Vaquerita.

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    Call #: J F AMERICAN JOSEFINA

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Stef Soto, taco queen

    Stef Soto, taco queen2017

    by Jennifer Torres

    (1,541)

    Summary: "Seventh grader Estefania "Stef" Soto is itching to shake off the onion-and-cilantro embrace of Tia Perla, her family's taco truck. She wants nothing more than for her dad to get a normal job and for...  more »

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    Call #: J F TORRES

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Long shot : a comeback kids novel

    Long shot : a comeback kids novel2010

    by Mike Lupica

    Summary: Pedro, an avid basketball player, decides to run for class president, challenging a teammate who is also one of the most popular boys in school.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F LUPICA

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Chavela and the Magic Bubble

    Chavela and the Magic Bubble2010

    by Monica Brown

    (145)

    Summary: When Chavela blows a bubble with a strange new gum, she floats away to Mexico, where her great-grandfather once worked harvesting the tree sap that makes gum chewy.

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    Call #: E BROWN

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Josefina's surprise : a Christmas story

    Josefina's surprise : a Christmas story1997

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Josefina Series - #3

    (2,018)

    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.

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    Call #: J F AMERICAN JOSEFINA

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Fiesta babies

    Fiesta babies2010

    by Carmen Tafolla

    (308)

    Summary: Babies enjoy the colorful fiesta with singing, dancing, hugs, and kisses.

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    Call #: E TAFOLLA

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Josefina saves the day : a summer story

    Josefina saves the day : a summer story1998

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Josefina Series - #5

    (1,770)

    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.

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    Call #: J F AMERICAN JOSEFINA

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I love Saturdays y domingos

    I love Saturdays y domingos1998

    by Alma Flor Ada

    (624)

    Summary: A young girl enjoys the similarities and the differences between her English-speaking and Spanish-speaking grandparents.

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    Call #: E ADA

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Too many tamales

    Too many tamales1992

    by Gary Soto

    (4,316)

    Summary: Maria tries on her mother's wedding ring while helping make tamales for a Christmas family get together, but panic ensues when hours later, she realizes the ring is missing.

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    Call #: E SOTO

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Help wanted [downloadable ebook] / stories

    Help wanted / stories2007

    by Gary Soto

    (66)

    Summary: Ten stories portray some of the struggles and hopes of young Mexican Americans.

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  • The afterlife [downloadable ebook]

    The afterlife2005

    by Gary Soto

    (1,559)

    Summary: A senior at East Fresno High School lives on as a ghost after his brutal murder in the restroom of a club where he had gone to dance.

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  • Baseball in April and other stories [downloadable audiobook]

    Baseball in April and other stories2006

    by Gary Soto

    (1,350)

    Summary: Eleven short stories by award-winning poet Soto portray Latino kids bridging the span between cultures and generations. Soto brings sensitivity and humor to these portrayals of first love, deceit,...  more »

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  • Esperanza rising [downloadable audiobook]

    Esperanza rising2003

    by Pam Muñoz Ryan

    (66,266)

    Summary: Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing...  more »

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  • What can you do with a rebozo?

    What can you do with a rebozo?2009

    by Carmen Tafolla

    (363)

    Summary: A spunky young girl explains the many uses of her mother's red rebozo, a traditional Mexican woven shawl.

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    Call #: J 468 TAF

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Esperanza rising

    Esperanza rising2007

    by Pam Muñoz Ryan

    (65,402)

    Summary: Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing...  more »

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    Call #: J F RYAN

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Esperanza rising [CD book]

    Esperanza rising2003

    by Pam Muñoz Ryan (read by Trini Alvarado )

    (66,264)

    Summary: Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F RYAN

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

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