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Product Description: Funded by grants from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance.

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9781558858138 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, October 31, 2015), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Funded by grants from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance.

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Product Description: Long ago in what would come to be called Mexico, as Mama Alma and her granddaughter, Bella, recall happy times while walking in the garden they have tended together since Bella was a baby, Mama Alma asks that after she is gone her family remember her on one special day each year...read more

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9781558858053, titled "The Remembering Day / El día de los muertos" | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, October 31, 2015), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Long ago in what would come to be called Mexico, as Mama Alma and her granddaughter, Bella, recall happy times while walking in the garden they have tended together since Bella was a baby, Mama Alma asks that after she is gone her family remember her on one special day each year.

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Product Description: Francisco looks out his bedroom window and thinks about his home back in El Salvador. He misses his friends and playing in the village s park. He wants to fly a kite near his new home in the U.S., but his mother can't afford one. "If Mama can't buy me a kite, maybe I can make one," he thinks...read more

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9781558858046, titled "Francisco’s Kites / Las cometas de francisco" | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, May 31, 2015), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Francisco looks out his bedroom window and thinks about his home back in El Salvador.

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9780395888568, titled "Nonverbal Communication in Everyday Life" | Houghton Mifflin College Div, August 1, 2000, cover price $62.36 | also contains Nonverbal Communication in Everyday Life | About this edition: Balancing theory and practical applications, this text offers a comprehensive introduction to the field of nonverbal communication, focusing on the roles of physical appearance, gesture, touch, facial expressions, voice, eye contact, and spatial relations in face-to-face interactions.

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Product Description: When Sofi walks through her barrio to the local store, she always passes a huge mural with images from Puerto Rico: musicians, dancers, tropical flowers and her least favorite a vejigante, a character from carnival that wears a scary mask...read more

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9781558858039, titled "Sofi and the Magic, Musical Mural / Sofi Y El Mágico Mural Musical" | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, May 31, 2015), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: When Sofi walks through her barrio to the local store, she always passes a huge mural with images from Puerto Rico: musicians, dancers, tropical flowers and her least favorite a vejigante, a character from carnival that wears a scary mask.

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9780395889190, titled "Public Speaking" | Houghton Mifflin College Div, June 1, 1997, cover price $54.36 | also contains Public Speaking

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Product Description: Cecilia and Miguel are best friends, and have been since the third grade when he gave her bunny ears in the class picture. Their life-long friendship is recorded in warm recollections of bike races and soccer games, beach time and fishing from the pier...read more

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9781558857940 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, October 31, 2014), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Cecilia and Miguel are best friends, and have been since the third grade when he gave her bunny ears in the class picture.

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Product Description: In the title story, Lucinda hatches a clever plan to get her boyfriend back and is crushed when she ultimately realizes that it's impossible to force a guy to love you. Like all young people, she ignores the advice of her mom and learns that lesson and many more the hard way...read more

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9780314027863, titled "Employment Law" | West Pub Co, January 1, 1994, cover price $92.50 | also contains Employment Law

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9781558857841 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, May 31, 2014), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: In the title story, Lucinda hatches a clever plan to get her boyfriend back and is crushed when she ultimately realizes that it's impossible to force a guy to love you.

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Product Description: Mighty Monster Mysteries! Roberto and his mother made thirty dozen confetti-filled eggs, or cascarones, for his birthday party. Roberto can't wait to crack the hollowed, painted and confetti-stuffed eggs over his friends' heads. But, when he goes to the kitchen to get the cascarones, they're gone! The only clue they ever existed is a trail of confetti that leads to a shadow...read more

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9781558857711, titled "The Cucuy Stole My Cascarones / El Coco me robó los cascarones" | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, November 30, 2013), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Mighty Monster Mysteries!

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Product Description: Lupita is excited about dancing la raspa, a Mexican folk dance, with her first-grade class at a celebration of Children's Day. But she's devastated when she learns right before the show that her partner Ernesto sprained his right ankle...read more

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9781558857728 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, November 30, 2013), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Lupita is excited about dancing la raspa, a Mexican folk dance, with her first-grade class at a celebration of Children's Day.

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Product Description: One night, while Dalia slept safely wrapped in her mother's cool silken sheets, her hair grew and grew. By the time the rooster crowed, her hair had "grown straight up to the sky, tall and thick as a Cuban royal palm tree." Her mother was amazed, and wondered what her daughter would do with her wondrous hair...read more

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9781558857896 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, May 31, 2013), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: One night, while Dalia slept safely wrapped in her mother's cool silken sheets, her hair grew and grew.

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Product Description: Tonia loves to listen to her Abuela's stories about when she was a young girl. When her grandmother remembers planting a vegetable garden "on my own little square patch of land," Tonia wishes she too could have her very own garden...read more

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9781558857636 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, May 31, 2013), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Tonia loves to listen to her Abuela's stories about when she was a young girl.

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Product Description: Originally published as The Poet Upstairs, this award-winning ode to poetry is now available in a Spanish-language edition. Juliana is too sick to go to school one cold, winter day. So she stays in bed and looks out her bedroom window...read more

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9781558857889 | Pinata Books, May 31, 2013, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Originally published as The Poet Upstairs, this award-winning ode to poetry is now available in a Spanish-language edition.

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Product Description: David is obsessed with reaching the next level in his favorite video game. Whether he's playing BunnyBot Fighters or Ultimate Rhino Races, he's so single minded in his pursuit of reaching the next level that he turns down invitations from friends to play outside...read more

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9781558857476 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, November 30, 2012), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: David is obsessed with reaching the next level in his favorite video game.

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Product Description: Flor enjoyed her two-week trip to Mexico, though she's glad to be back at school. But when she tries to pull her homework out of her backpack, she's shocked to feel a cold hand clutching hers. Thinking that the pesky boys in her class are playing a trick on her, she turns around to look into her pack...read more

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9781558857568 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, October 31, 2012), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Flor enjoyed her two-week trip to Mexico, though she's glad to be back at school.

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Product Description: Tia Sofia's nieces and nephews love to spend the weekend at her house. She lets them camp out on mattresses and in sleeping bags in the living room, where they play games and watch TV in their pajamas. But best of all, they love eating at their aunt's house, because she s the best cook in the family...read more

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9781558857025 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, May 31, 2012), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Tia Sofia's nieces and nephews love to spend the weekend at her house.

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Product Description: Seven-year-old Alicia and her parents are enjoying the annual festival celebrating Mexico's independence. There are mariachis strolling across the festival grounds, folkloric dancers twirling in their colorful costumes and brightly colored booths lining the plaza...read more

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9781558857056 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, May 31, 2012), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Seven-year-old Alicia and her parents are enjoying the annual festival celebrating Mexico's independence.

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Product Description: Sofia loves her older cousin, Rosario, and she's always excited to receive her hand-me-down clothes. This time, the box of clothes comes with a pink envelope: an invitation to Rosario's quinceanera. And as she digs through the box of clothes, a beautiful purple dress catches her eye...read more

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9781558857018 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, May 31, 2012), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Sofia loves her older cousin, Rosario, and she's always excited to receive her hand-me-down clothes.

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Product Description: Joey is excited and nervous about the school dance because Marlen, the love of his life, has agreed to be his date. But Joey has heard rumors that she might be meeting someone else, and as he waits for her to show up he can't help but worry the gossip may be true...read more

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9781558857445 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, June 30, 2012), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Joey is excited and nervous about the school dance because Marlen, the love of his life, has agreed to be his date.

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Product Description: "Once there was a little girl named Clara, who was grumpy." She was grumpy about having to take out the trash, having to share her toys with her seven brothers and sisters, and having to read one book a week for school.And Mami is tired of Clara's grumpy face, so she sends her daughter to the curandera--or healer--to ask for help...read more
By monica Brown, Thelma Muraida (illustrator) and Gabriela Baeza Ventura (trans)

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9781558857001 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, October 31, 2011), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "Once there was a little girl named Clara, who was grumpy.

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Product Description: It was Adelita's first day at a new school, and she didn't know anyone! As Miss Cantú started a lesson on vegetables, cries of "I hate vegetables" filled the classroom. She watched the kids as they gathered around the teacher's desk to select a vegetable of their own from the basket...read more

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9781558856998 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, October 31, 2011), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: It was Adelita's first day at a new school, and she didn't know anyone!

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Product Description: Pepita is back! And though she likes her new school, she has decided that--after three days--she isn't going back. She's sorry too, because she likes her teacher, Miss Chu, who has black eyes and a sunny smile. She likes her bright, colorful classroom...read more

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9781558856899 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, May 31, 2011), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Pepita is back!

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Product Description: "I kick the ball. BAM! BOOM! POW!" Young Tonito dreams constantly about playing soccer. He imagines himself hitting the ball with his knee, his foot, his head. In his mind's eye, Tonito can run as fast as a race car. He can leap into the air like a fish jumping out of the ocean...read more

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9781558856882 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, May 31, 2011), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "I kick the ball.

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Product Description: The eighth volume in the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage series, which focuses on the literary heritage of Hispanics in the geographic area that has become the U.S. from the colonial period to 1960.
By Clara Lomas (editor) and Gabriela Baeza Ventura (editor)

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9781558856042 | Arte Publico Pr, March 15, 2012, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The eighth volume in the Recovering the U.

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Product Description: ''My name is Marisol. I'm seven years old. This spring, I helped my grandfather make a garden.'' First, Marisol and her grandfather had to prepare the ground. They pulled out the old plants and weeds. They mixed up all the dirt ''to make it soft...read more

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9781558852679 | Bilingual edition (Pinata Books, May 31, 2009), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: ''My name is Marisol.

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Product Description: Originally published in Mexico, Border to Border: The United States and Mexico, by renowned Mexican intellectural Jose E. Iturriaga Sauco, presents a comparative history examining the parallel development of the U.S. and Mexican republics...read more

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9781558855069 | Italian edition edition (Arte Publico Pr, June 30, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Originally published in Mexico, Border to Border: The United States and Mexico, by renowned Mexican intellectural Jose E.

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