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    All the pretty horses

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    All the pretty horses

    McCarthy, Cormac, 1933-

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    Como agua para chocolate

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    Como agua para chocolate : novela de entregas mensuales con recetas, amores y remedios caseros

    Esquivel, Laura, 1950-

    A #1 bestseller in Mexico in 1990, this charming, imaginative, and just plain fun novel of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico includes unique recipes at the beginning of each chapter for a variety of traditional dishes.

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    Caramelo

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    Caramelo

    Cisneros, Sandra.

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    The fate of Ten

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    The fate of Ten

    Lore, Pittacus, author.

    In order to thwart the Mogadorian invasion, a group of the Garde head to a pyramid in Mexico in order to awaken a power that can save the world.

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    The pearl

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    Due 11/19/19

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    Disappeared

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    Disappeared

    Stork, Francisco X., author.

    Four months ago Sara Zapata's best friend Linda disappeared from the streets of Juarez, and ever since Sara's been using her job as a reporter to draw attention to the girls who have been kidnapped by the criminals who control the city. But now she and her family are being threatened, and her younger brother Emiliano's being lured into the narcotics business by the promise of big money. Soon the only way for both of them to escape is to risk the dangerous trek across the desert to the United States border.

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    Becoming Naomi León

    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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    Mystery of the Maya

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    Mystery of the Maya

    Montgomery, R. A.

    The reader arrives in Mexico to explore a friend's disappearance amid the Mayan ruins and can choose between alternative adventures, each leading to thirty-nine possible endings.

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    Faith and the electric dogs

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    Faith and the electric dogs

    Jennings, Patrick.

    Because Faith hates her new life in Mexico, she and her faithful mutt, Edison, flee by rocket and find adventures which cause her to have a change of heart.

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    The lightning queen

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    The lightning queen

    Resau, Laura.

    On the Hill of Dust, in the remote mountains of Mexico, an eleven-year-old Mixtec boy called Teo lives with his family and the animals that he has healed, but one day a Romany caravan rolls into town with a young girl who calls herself Esma, the Gypsy Queen of Lightning--it is the beginning of a life-long friendship that will change both their lives.

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    Becoming Naomi Leon

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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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    Manuela's gift

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    Manuela's gift

    Estes, Kristyn Rehling.

    Manuela wants a new dress for her birthday, but times are hard and she is disappointed when she receives a hand-me-down instead.

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    Armando and the blue tarp school

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    Armando and the blue tarp school

    Fine, Edith Hope.

    Armando and his father are trash-pickers in Tijuana, Mexico, but when Señor David brings his "school"--a blue tarp set down near the garbage dump--to their neighborhood, Armando's father decides that he must attend classes and learn.

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    Uncle monarch and the Day of the Dead

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    Uncle monarch and the Day of the Dead

    Goldman, Judy, 1955-

    Upon the death of her beloved Tio Urbano, who has taught her that monarch butterflies are the souls of the dead, young Lupita gains a deeper understanding of Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, as it is observed in rural Mexico. Includes glossary of Spanish terms and facts about the Day of the Dead.

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    The twenty-five Mixtec cats

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    The twenty-five Mixtec cats

    Gollub, Matthew.

    The inhabitants of a mountain village are suspicious of the twenty-five cats who come to live with their healer, until the cats are able to help lift a curse placed on the butcher.

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    Ghost wings

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    Ghost wings

    Joosse, Barbara M.

    While celebrating the Days of the Dead, a young Mexican girl remembers her wonderful grandmother who sang songs, made tortillas, chased monsters away, and loved butterflies.

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    Maria Molina and the Days of the Dead

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    Maria Molina and the Days of the Dead

    Krull, Kathleen.

    In Mexico, Maria and her family celebrate Los D’as de los Muertos, the Days of the Dead. Includes a recipe for pan de los muertos, or the Bread of the Dead.

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    Erandi's braids

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    Erandi's braids

    Madrigal, Antonio Hernandez.

    In a poor Mexican village, Erandi surprises her mother by offering to sell her long, beautiful hair in order to raise enough money to buy a new fishing net.

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    Erandi's braids

    Madrigal, Antonio Hernandez.

    In a poor Mexican village, Erandi surprises her mother by offering to sell her long, beautiful hair in order to raise enough money to buy a new fishing net.

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    Migrant

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    Migrant

    Mateo, José Manuel.

    "A young Mexican boy tells how he, his mother, and his sister travel across the border to search for his father and for work in Los Angeles."--Provided by publisher.

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    Dear Primo

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    Dear Primo : a letter to my cousin

    Tonatiuh, Duncan.

    Two cousins, one in Mexico and one in New York City, write to each other and learn that even though their daily lives differ, the boys are very similar at heart.

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