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    The house on Mango Street

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    The house on Mango Street

    Cisneros, Sandra.

    A young girl living in a Hispanic neighborhood in Chicago ponders the advantages and disadvantages of her environment and evaluates her relationships with family and friends.

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    The closest I've come

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    The closest I've come

    Aceves, Fred, author.

    Marcos Rivas is desperate to escape the projects, his neglectful mother, and her abusive boyfriend, but when he is picked for a class at his high school targeting smart students who are underperforming, he initially resists.

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    Labyrinth lost

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    Labyrinth lost

    Córdova, Zoraida, author.

    "Alex is a bruja and the most powerful witch in her family. But she's hated magic ever since it made her father disappear into thin air. When a curse she performs to rid herself of magic backfires and her family vanishes, she must travel to Los Lagos, a land in-between as dark as Limbo and as strange as Wonderland, to get her family back"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Romiette & Julio

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    Romiette & Julio

    Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

    Romiette, an African-American girl, and Julio, a Hispanic boy, discover that they attend the same high school after falling in love on the Internet, but are harrassed by a gang whose members object to their interracial dating.

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    Party girl

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    Party girl

    Ewing, Lynne.

    The death of her best friend Ana in a drive-by shooting causes fifteen-year-old Kata to question her position in the Los Angeles gang life.

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    Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass

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    Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass

    Medina, Meg, author.

    Amidst searching for the father she has never met, keeping her grades up, and working a part-time job, Piddy Sanchez is faced with the harassment of Yaqui Delgado and her gang. Although Piddy is mostly able to avoid Yaqui and her gang, when the harassment escalates and her personal life begins to suffer, she must reexamine her priorities in order to prevent these bullies from determining the type of person she will be.

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    No good deed

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    No good deed

    Moldavsky, Goldy, author.

    Gregor Maravilla wants to feed starving children, so going to a new summer camp, Camp Save the World, for teen activists sounds like a great idea; but the various causes the teens are representing are so varied and frankly, strange, (Boycott Camp, Eat Dirt are just two) that it is hard to get a handle on what is going on--and as the saying goes, no good deed goes unpunished.

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    Shadowshaper

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    Shadowshaper

    Older, Daniel José, author.

    When the murals painted on the walls of her Brooklyn neighborhood start to change and fade in front of her, Sierra Santiago realizes that something strange is going on--then she discovers her Puerto Rican family are shadowshapers and finds herself in a battle with an evil anthropologist for the lives of her family and friends.

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    Putting makeup on the fat boy

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    Putting makeup on the fat boy

    Wright, Bil.

    Sixteen-year-old Carlos Duarte is on the verge of realizing his dream of becoming a famous make-up artist, but first he must face his jealous boss at a Macy's cosmetics counter, his sister's abusive boyfriend, and his crush on a punk-rocker classmate.

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    Growing up with tamales =

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    Growing up with tamales = : Los tamales de Ana

    Zepeda, Gwendolyn.

    Six-year-old Ana looks forward to growing older and being allowed more responsibility in making the tamales for the family's Christmas celebrations.

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    A handful of stars

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    A handful of stars

    Lord, Cynthia, author.

    When her blind dog slips his collar, twelve-year old Lily meets Salma Santiago, a young Hispanic girl whose migrant family are in Maine for the blueberry-picking season, and, based partly on their mutual love of dogs, the two forge a friendship while painting bee boxes for Lily's grandfather--but as the Blueberry Queen pageant approaches Lily and Selma are confronted with some of the hard truths of prejudice and migrant life.

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    Taking sides

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    Taking sides

    Soto, Gary.

    Fourteen-year-old Lincoln Mendoza, an aspiring basketball player, must come to terms with his divided loyalties when he moves from the Hispanic inner city to a white suburban neighborhood.

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    The Gecko & Sticky

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    The Gecko & Sticky : the greatest power

    Van Draanen, Wendelin.

    When the diabolical Damien Black robs a bank and steals a tiger-eye of great sentimental value, he is pursued by thirteen-year-old Dave Sanchez and his sidekick, a talking gecko named Sticky, who are armed with a magical Aztec armband.

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    My life in pictures

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    My life in pictures

    Zemke, Deborah.

    When budding artist Bea Garcia's best friend moves to Australia and a loud, rambunctious boy moves into her old house, Bea must learn to make new friends.

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    Marta! big & small

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    Marta! big & small

    Arena, Jen.

    In this story that incorporates Spanish words, Marta explores the world of opposites and animals.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Marisol McDonald doesn't match

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    Marisol McDonald doesn't match

    Brown, Monica, 1969-

    Marisol McDonald, a biracial, nonconformist, soccer-playing pirate-princess with brown skin and red hair, celebrates her uniqueness.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Papá and me

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    Papá and me

    Dorros, Arthur.

    A bilingual boy and his father, who only speaks Spanish, spend a day together.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    My colors, my world =

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    My colors, my world = Mis colores, mi mundo

    Gonzalez, Maya Christina.

    Maya, who lives in the dusty desert, opens her eyes wide to find the colors in her world, from Papi's black hair and Mami's orange and purple flowers to Maya's red swing set and the fiery pink sunset. Presented in English and Spanish.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Max goes to the dentist

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    Max goes to the dentist

    Klein, Adria F.

    Max keeps his smile looking great by having regular check-ups with the dentist.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Pedro's big goal

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    Pedro's big goal

    Manushkin, Fran.

    Pedro would love to be the goalie in the team's first game, but another boy is bigger--so all his friends come over to help him practice before the tryout.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Green is a chile pepper

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    Green is a chile pepper : a book of colors

    Thong, Roseanne.

    A little girl discovers all the bright colors in her Hispanic American neighborhood.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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