Paideia School Library

Paideia School

Belpre Medal, Author

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    2010

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    Return to sender

    Alvarez, Julia.

    After his family hires migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure, eleven-year-old Tyler befriends the oldest daughter, but when he discovers they may not be in the country legally, he realizes that real friendship knows no borders.

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    2009

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    Just in case : a trickster tale and Spanish alphabet book

    Morales, Yuyi.

    As Señor Calavera prepares for Grandma Beetle's birthday he finds an alphabetical assortment of unusual presents, but with the help of Zelmiro the Ghost, he finds the best gift of all.

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    2008

    811.54
    Eng

    The poet slave of Cuba : a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano

    Engle, Margarita.

    Juan Francisco Manzano was born in 1797 into the household of wealthy slaveowners in Cuba. He spent his early years at the side of his owner's wife, entertaining her friends. His poetry was his outlet, reflecting the beauty and cruelty of his world. Written in verse.

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    398.2
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    Martina the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale

    Deedy, Carmen Agra.

    A humorous retelling of a Cuban folktale in which a cockroach interviews her suitors in order to decide whom to marry.

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    DEE

    Martina the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale

    Deedy, Carmen Agra.

    A humorous retelling of a Cuban folktale in which a cockroach interviews her suitors in order to decide whom to marry.

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    Los gatos black on Halloween

    Montes, Marisa.

    Easy to read, rhyming text about Halloween night incorporates Spanish words, from las brujas riding their broomsticks to los monstruos whose monstrous ball is interrupted by a true horror.

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    2006

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    The tequila worm

    Canales, Viola.

    Sofia finds that her experiences as a scholarship student at an Episcopal boarding school in Austin only strengthen her ties to her family in the barrio community of McAllen, Texas.

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    Doña Flor : a tall tale about a giant woman with a great big heart

    Mora, Pat.

    Doña Flor, a giant lady with a big heart, sets off to protect her neighbors from what they think is a dangerous animal, but soon discovers the tiny secret behind the huge noise.

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    Becoming Naomi Leon

    Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

    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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    2004

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    Before we were free

    Alvarez, Julia, author.

    In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.

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    Cuba 15 : a novel

    Osa, Nancy.

    Violet Paz, a Chicago high school student, reluctantly prepares for her upcoming "quince," a Spanish nickname for the celebration of an Hispanic girl's fifteenth birthday.

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    2002

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    Esperanza rising

    Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

    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 Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression.

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    Esperanza rising

    Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

    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 Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression.

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    Breaking through

    Jiménez, Francisco, 1943-

    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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    2000

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    Under the royal palms : a childhood in Cuba

    Ada, Alma Flor.

    The author recalls her life and impressions growing up in Cuba.

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    ALA

    From the bellybutton of the moon and other summer poems

    Alarceón, Francisco X., 1954-

    A bilingual collection of poems in which the renowned Mexican American poet revisits and celebrates his childhood memories of summers, Mexico, and nature.

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    1998

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    Parrot in the oven : mi vida : a novel

    Martinez, Victor, 1954-

    Manny relates his coming of age experiences as a member of a poor Mexican American family in which the alcoholic father only adds to everyone's struggle.

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    Parrot in the oven mi vida

    Martinez, Victor, 1954-

    Manny relates his coming of age experiences as a member of a poor Mexican American family in which the alcoholic father only adds to everyone's struggle.

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    1996

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    398.21
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    The bossy gallito = : El gallo de bodas : a traditional Cuban folktale

    González, Lucía M.

    An illustrated retelling of a cumulative Cuban folktale in which a bossy rooster enlists the help of his friend the sun when he cannot get anyone to clean his beak so he can go to his uncle's wedding. Presented in English and Spanish.

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    The bossy gallito = : El gallo de bodas : a traditional Cuban folktale

    González, Lucía M.

    An illustrated retelling of a cumulative Cuban folktale in which a bossy rooster enlists the help of his friend the sun when he cannot get anyone to clean his beak so he can go to his uncle's wedding. Presented in English and Spanish.

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    Place: Honoree

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    2010

    Federico García Lorca

    Lazaro, Georgina

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Diego : bigger than life

    Bernier-Grand, Carmen T.

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2009

    The surrender tree : poems of Cuba's struggle for freedom

    Engle, Margarita

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    The storyteller's candle

    Gonzalez, Lucia

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Reaching out

    Jimenez, francisco

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    Place: Honoree

    2008

    Frida : viva la vida = long live life

    Bernier-Grand, Carmen T.

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2006

    César : sí, se puede! yes, we can!

    Bernier-Grand, Carmen T.

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    Place: Honoree

    2004

    My diary from here to there

    Perez, Amada irma

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2002

    Iguanas in the snow and other winter poems

    Alarcon, Francisco

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2000

    Laughing out loud, I fly : poems in English and Spanish

    Herrera, Juan Felipe

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1998

    Spirits of the high mesa

    Martinez, Floyd

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Laughing tomatoes and other spring poems = Jitomates risueños y otros poemas de primavera : poems

    Alarcon, Francisco

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1996

    Baseball in April and other stories

    Soto, Gary

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

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