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    Separate is never equal

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    Separate is never equal : the story of Sylvia Mendez and her family

    Tonatiuh, Duncan.

    "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 in California"-- Provided by publisher.

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    The princess and the warrior

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    The princess and the warrior : a tale of two volcanoes

    Tonatiuh, Duncan.

    "... author Duncan Tonatiuh reimagines one of Mexico's ... legends. Princess Izta had many wealthy suitors but dismissed them all. When a mere warrior, Popoca, promised to be true to her and stay always by her side, Iztafell in love. The emperor promised Popoca if he could defeat their enemy Jaguar Claw, then Popoca and Izta could wed. When Popoca was near to defeating Jaguar Claw, his opponent sent a messenger to Izta saying Popoca was dead. Izta fell into a deep sleep and, upon his return, even Popoca could not wake her. As promised Popoca stayed by her side"--Provided by publisher.

    Due 10/29/19

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    Esquivel!

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    Esquivel! : space-age sound artist

    Wood, Susan, 1965-

    An illustrated look at the life and career of Mexican band leader, pianist, and composer Juan García Esquivel.

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    Danza!

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    Danza! : Amalia Hernández and el Ballet Folklórico de Mexico

    Tonatiuh, Duncan.

    Text and illustrations look at the life of Amalia Hernández, the dancer and choreographer who founded the Mexican Folkloric Ballet, a dance organization that continues to perform today.

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    Funny bones

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    Funny bones : Posada and his Day of the Dead calaveras

    Tonatiuh, Duncan.

    A brief biography of nineteenth-century Mexican printer and artist José Guadalupe "Lupe" Posada, who was best known as the creator of the calaveras, pictures of skeletons doing various activities, that are an integral part of the Day of the Dead celebrations in present day Mexico.

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    Diego Rivera

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    Diego Rivera : his world and ours

    Tonatiuh, Duncan.

    Provides an overview of the life of Diego Rivera, discusses his work, and prompts readers to imagine what he would paint in contemporary times.

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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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    Pancho Rabbit and the coyote

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    Pancho Rabbit and the coyote : a migrant's tale

    Tonatiuh, Duncan.

    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.

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