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Hardcover:

9781442408920 | Simon & Schuster, February 21, 2012, cover price $19.99

Paperback:

9781442408937 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, April 1, 2014), cover price $11.99

Prebinding:

9780606351171 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, April 1, 2014), cover price $23.30

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Paperback:

9786073125802 | Random House Mondadori, January 9, 2014, cover price $32.95

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Paperback:

9781935955320, titled "Everything Begins & Ends at the Kentucky Club" | Cinco Puntos Pr, October 30, 2012, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: Last Night I Sang to the Monster was chosen as one of the Top Ten YA Books of Fiction in 2010.Zach is eighteen, bright, and articulate. He's also an alcoholic, in rehab instead of high school, but he doesn't remember how he got there. What's up with that?

Paperback:

9781935955092 | Cinco Puntos Pr, April 3, 2012, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Last Night I Sang to the Monster was chosen as one of the Top Ten YA Books of Fiction in 2010.

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As a Chicano boy living in Hollywood, New Mexico, and a member of the graduating class of 1969, Sammy Santos faces the challenges of 'gringo' racism, unpopular dress codes, the Vietnam War, barrio violence, and poverty.

Hardcover:

9780938317814 | Cinco Puntos Pr, August 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: As a Chicano boy living in Hollywood, New Mexico, and a member of the graduating class of 1969, Sammy Santos faces the challenges of 'gringo' racism, unpopular dress codes, the Vietnam War, barrio violence, and poverty.

Paperback:

9781933693996, titled "Sammy & Juliana in Hollywood" | Cinco Puntos Pr, May 10, 2011, cover price $11.95
9780060843748 | Reprint edition (Rayo, August 1, 2006), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: As a Chicano boy living in the unglamorous town of Hollywood, New Mexico, and a member of the graduating class of 1969, Sammy Santos faces the challenges of 'gringo' racism, unpopular dress codes, the Vietnam War, barrio violence, and poverty.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780307283917 | Unabridged edition (Imagination Studio, April 11, 2006), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: As a Chicano boy living in the unglamorous town of Hollywood, New Mexico, and a member of the graduating class of 1969, Sammy Santos faces the challenges of 'gringo' racism, unpopular dress codes, the Vietnam War, barrio violence, and poverty.

Prebinding:

9781435258235 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 18, 2008), cover price $17.99
9781417731879 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, August 1, 2006), cover price $19.65 | About this edition: As a Chicano boy living in the unglamorous town of Hollywood, New Mexico, and a member of the graduating class of 1969, Sammy Santos faces the challenges of 'gringo' racism, unpopular dress codes, the Vietnam War, barrio violence, and poverty.

Diego, the deaf-mute son of Mexican migrant workers, and his pseudo-yuppie sister, Helen, find their lives transformed when Helen's roommate, a dedicated AIDS nurse, discovers she has the ability for out-of-body travel.

Paperback:

9780060831332 | Reissue edition (Perennial, September 1, 2005), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Diego, the deaf-mute son of Mexican migrant workers, and his pseudo-yuppie sister, Helen, find their lives transformed when Helen's roommate, a dedicated AIDS nurse, discovers she has the ability for out-of-body travel.

Miscellaneous:

9780062045980 | Harpercollins, October 26, 2010, cover price $7.99

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781568760445 | Soundlines Entertainment, July 1, 1995, cover price $22.95

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Product Description: “[Children] will respond to Sáenz's elemental warmth and rhythmic storytelling.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review“Young readers will enjoy its structure, numbers and playful dreams, while more sophisticated readers—and even adults—will find reasons to return to it again and again...read more
By Esau Andrade (illustrator) and Benjamin Alire Saenz

Paperback:

9781933693620 | Bilingual edition (Cinco Puntos Pr, August 31, 2010), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: “[Children] will respond to Sáenz's elemental warmth and rhythmic storytelling.

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Product Description: Four years before Annie Proulx’s story “Brokeback Mountain” appeared in the New Yorker, William Haywood Henderson published Native, the tale of three gay men ensnared in the politics and prejudices of an isolated ranching town in Wyoming’s Wind River Valley...read more
By Benjamin Alire Saenz (introduced by)

Paperback:

9780803228450 | Bison Books, May 1, 2010, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Four years before Annie Proulx’s story “Brokeback Mountain” appeared in the New Yorker, William Haywood Henderson published Native, the tale of three gay men ensnared in the politics and prejudices of an isolated ranching town in Wyoming’s Wind River Valley.

Hardcover:

9781416949633 | Simon & Schuster, June 17, 2008, cover price $18.99

Paperback:

9781416994343 | 1 edition (Simon & Schuster, March 9, 2010), cover price $11.99

Miscellaneous:

9781416974949 | Simon & Schuster, June 17, 2008, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: The Espejo family of El Paso, Texas, is like so many others in America in 1967, trying to make sense of a rapidly escalating war they feel does not concern them. But when the eldest son, Gustavo, a complex and errant rebel, receives a certified letter ordering him to report to basic training, he chooses to flee instead to Mexico...read more

Paperback:

9780061285691 | Perennial, February 1, 2008, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The Espejo family of El Paso, Texas, is like so many others in America in 1967, trying to make sense of a rapidly escalating war they feel does not concern them.

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The American Book Award-winning writer for the Calendar of Dust poetry collection presents the story of a pair of two strong-willed individuals whose shared tragedy traumatically alters their lives, in a tale that explores themes of cultural displacement and the resilience of the human psyche. By the author of Carry Me Like Water. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780060779214 | Reprint edition (Perennial, December 1, 2008), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The American Book Award-winning writer for the Calendar of Dust poetry collection presents the story of a pair of two strong-willed individuals whose shared tragedy traumatically alters their lives, in a tale that explores themes of cultural displacement and the resilience of the human psyche.

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Product Description: "Sáenz' poetic narrative will captivate readers from the first sentence to the last paragraph of this beautifully written novel. . . . It is also a celebration of life and a song of hope in celebration of family and friendship, one that will resonate loud and long with teens...read more

Hardcover:

9781933693583 | 1 edition (Cinco Puntos Pr, September 1, 2009), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "Sáenz' poetic narrative will captivate readers from the first sentence to the last paragraph of this beautifully written novel.

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Product Description: This is a bilingual book for kids and dogs and even their parents. Like all kids, Little Diego and his big sister Gabriela argue over their new dog Sofie. She belongs to me, says Diego. No, she’s mine, says Gabriela. It’s only when Sofie gets really sick that they find out who their tortilla-loving pup really belongs to...read more

Hardcover:

9781933693545 | Bilingual edition (Cinco Puntos Pr, August 1, 2009), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: This is a bilingual book for kids and dogs and even their parents.

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Ninety-two-year-old Octavio Rivera has been visited by some very interesting dreams--dreams about piänatas that spill their treasures before him revealing kissing turtles, winged pigs, hitchhiking armadillos and many more fantastic things.
By Esau Morales (illustrator) and Benjamin Alire Saenz

Hardcover:

9781933693019 | Bilingual edition (Cinco Puntos Pr, November 30, 2008), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Ninety-two-year-old Octavio Rivera has been visited by some very interesting dreams--dreams about piänatas that spill their treasures before him revealing kissing turtles, winged pigs, hitchhiking armadillos and many more fantastic things.

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Product Description: This gripping suite of twelve dreams, infused with the conflict along the border of Mexico and the United States, traces humanity’s addiction to violence and killing—from boys stepping on ants to men shooting animals, men shooting women, men shooting enemies...read more

Paperback:

9781556592393 | Copper Canyon Pr, May 1, 2006, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This gripping suite of twelve dreams, infused with the conflict along the border of Mexico and the United States, traces humanity’s addiction to violence and killing—from boys stepping on ants to men shooting animals, men shooting women, men shooting enemies.

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An American Book Award-winning poet presents a novel about confronting the pain of a tragic past with one's inner search for spiritual and cultural redemption.

Paperback:

9780060779221 | Rayo, October 1, 2005, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Relocated to Mexico after the death of their parents, young Andrâes Segovia and his siblings struggle to reclaim a sense of identity as American-born Hispanics, an effort that results in Andrâes's move back to the United States.

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'Relocated by his older brother to Mexico after the accidental death of their parents, young Andrés Segovia and his siblings struggle to reclaim a sense of identity as American-born Hispanics, an effort that results in Andrés's move back to the United States, a brush with the criminal world, and a friendship with a cancer patient. '

Hardcover:

9780060779207 | Rayo, August 30, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Relocated to Mexico after the death of their parents, young Andrâes Segovia and his siblings struggle to reclaim a sense of identity as American-born Hispanics, an effort that results in Andrâes's move back to the United States.

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Themes of childhood, family, restlessness, and alienation are addressed in twenty-four prose poems set in the Mexican-American Border Region. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780938317647 | 1 edition (Cinco Puntos Pr, February 1, 2002), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Themes of childhood, family, restlessness, and alienation are addressed in twenty-four prose poems set in the Mexican-American Border Region.

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After her friends and family all notice that her favorite yellow umbrella is torn, Grandma Fina gets quite a surprise on her birthday.

Prebinding:

9780613777278 | Turtleback Books, November 1, 2001, cover price $18.45 | About this edition: After her friends and family all notice that her favorite yellow umbrella is torn, Grandma Fina gets quite a surprise on her birthday.

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After her friends and family all notice that her favorite yellow umbrella is torn, Grandma Fina gets quite a surprise on her birthday.

Paperback:

9780938317616 | Cinco Puntos Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: After her friends and family all notice that her favorite yellow umbrella is torn, Grandma Fina gets quite a surprise on her birthday.

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Paperback:

9780295980164 | Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, January 1, 2001, cover price $14.95

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After her friends and family all notice that her favorite yellow umbrella is torn, Grandma Fina gets quite a surprise on her birthday.

Reinforced:

9780606296243 | Demco Media, December 1, 1999, cover price $16.90 | About this edition: After her friends and family all notice that her favorite yellow umbrella is torn, Grandma Fina gets quite a surprise on her birthday.

Grandma Fina gets a birthday surprise
By Geronimo Garcia (illustrator), Pilar Herrera (trans) and Benjamin Alire Saenz

Hardcover:

9780938317463 | Cinco Puntos Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: After her friends and family all notice that her favorite yellow umbrella is torn, Grandma Fina gets quite a surprise on her birthday.

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Emerging from twenty years of captivity and sexual servitude to a respected professor, who kidnapped her when she was seven years old, Gloria Santos struggles to resist the temptation to revenge that could cost her her newfound freedom. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780060187385 | Harpercollins, June 1, 1997, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Abducted at the age of seven and taken to the home of respected writer and academic Thomas Blacker, GLoria Santos is confined in the basement for the next twenty-three years by a man who assumes the role of father, lover, teacher, and abusive captor

Paperback:

9780804118316 | Reprint edition (Ivy Books, January 1, 1999), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Abducted at the age of seven and taken to the home of respected writer and academic Thomas Blacker, Gloria Santos is confined in the basement for the next twenty years by a man who assumes the role of father, lover, teacher, and abusive captor

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