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WANTING TO BELONG. WANTING TO GO HOME. LOVE. REGRET. FAMILY LEGENDS. DREAMS. REVENGE. ENGLISH. SPANISH. This eclectic, gritty, and groundbreaking collection of short monologues features twenty-one of the most respected Latino authors writing today, including Sandra Cisneros, Oscar Hijuelos, Esmeralda Santiago, and Gary Soto. Their fictional narratives give voice to what it's like to be a Latino teen in America. These voices are yearning. These voices are angry. These voices are, above all else, hopeful. These voices are America.
By Flavio Morais (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781416906353 | 1 edition (Atheneum, August 26, 2008), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: WANTING TO BELONG.

Paperback:

9781416906360 | Atheneum, October 21, 2016, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: A new paperback edition of Julia Alvarez’s beloved story about family, identity, and first love.   Milly Kaufman is an ordinary American teenager living in Vermont—and then she meets Pablo, a new student at her high school. His exotic accent, strange fashion sense, and intense interest in Milly force her to confront her identity as an adopted child from Pablo’s native country...read more

Hardcover:

9780375827600 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Fifteen-year-old Milly Kaufman is an average American teenager until Pablo, a new student at her school, inspires her to search for her birth family in his native country.

Paperback:

9780399555480 | Reprint edition (Ember, January 10, 2017), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A new paperback edition of Julia Alvarez’s beloved story about family, identity, and first love.
9780553494068 | Reprint edition (Laurel Leaf, May 9, 2006), cover price $6.50 | About this edition: Fifteen-year-old Milly Kaufman is an average American teenager until Pablo, a new student at her school, inspires her to search for her birth family in his native country.

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9781400090471 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, October 1, 2004), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Fifteen-year-old Milly Kaufman is an average American teenager until Pablo, a new student at her school, inspires her to search for her birth family in his native country.

Library:

9780375927607 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 2004, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Fifteen-year-old Milly Kaufman is an average American teenager until Pablo, a new student at her school, inspires her to search for her birth family in his native country.

Prebinding:

9781439526606 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, November 13, 2008), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: MILLY KAUFMAN IS an ordinary American teenager living in Vermont—until she meets Pablo, a new student at her high school.

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Product Description: PURA BELPRÉ HONOR BOOK ALA NOTABLE BOOK “Powerful and timely.” —Booklist (starred review) “An important, must-have addition to the growing body of literature with immigrant themes.” —School Library Journal (starred review) En esta absorbente y emocionante novela juvenil, Jaime de doce años emprende el peligroso y traicionero viaje que le transforma su vida de su hogar en Guatemala a Estados Unidos para vivir con su hermano mayor...read more

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9781481484411, titled "El único camino/ The Only Road" | Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, December 6, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: PURA BELPRÉ HONOR BOOK ALA NOTABLE BOOK “Powerful and timely.

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Product Description: PURA BELPRÉ HONOR BOOK ALA NOTABLE BOOK “Powerful and timely.” —Booklist (starred review) Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous and life-changing journey from his home in Guatemala to live with his older brother in the United States in this gripping and realistic middle grade novel...read more

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9781481457507 | Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, October 4, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: PURA BELPRÉ HONOR BOOK ALA NOTABLE BOOK “Powerful and timely.

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Product Description: PURA BELPRÉ HONOR BOOK ALA NOTABLE BOOK “Powerful and timely.” —Booklist (starred review) “An important, must-have addition to the growing body of literature with immigrant themes.” —School Library Journal (starred review) En esta absorbente y emocionante novela juvenil, Jaime de doce años emprende el peligroso y traicionero viaje que le transforma su vida de su hogar en Guatemala a Estados Unidos para vivir con su hermano mayor...read more

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9781481484428, titled "El único destino/ The Only Road" | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, December 6, 2016), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: PURA BELPRÉ HONOR BOOK ALA NOTABLE BOOK “Powerful and timely.

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Product Description: Fans of Judy Moody and Clarice Bean will love Juana, the spunky young Colombian girl who stars in this playful new series.Juana loves many things―drawing, eating Brussels sprouts, living in Bogotá, Colombia, and especially her dog, Lucas, the best amigo ever...read more

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9781522656166 | Unabridged edition (Candlewick Pr, September 27, 2016), cover price $49.97 | About this edition: Fans of Judy Moody and Clarice Bean will love Juana, the spunky young Colombian girl who stars in this playful new series.

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Product Description: Fans of Judy Moody and Clarice Bean will love Juana, the spunky young Colombian girl who stars in this playful new series.Juana loves many things—drawing, eating Brussels sprouts, living in Bogotá, Colombia, and especially her dog, Lucas, the best amigo ever...read more

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9781522656142 | Unabridged edition (Candlewick Pr, September 27, 2016), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Fans of Judy Moody and Clarice Bean will love Juana, the spunky young Colombian girl who stars in this playful new series.
9781522656159 | Mp3 una edition (Candlewick Pr, September 27, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Fans of Judy Moody and Clarice Bean will love Juana, the spunky young Colombian girl who stars in this playful new series.

School and Library:

9780763672089 | Candlewick Pr, September 27, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Winner of the 2017 Pura Belpré Author AwardFans of Judy Moody and Clarice Bean will love Juana, the spunky young Colombian girl who stars in this playful, abundantly illustrated new series.

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Product Description: Newbery Honor–winning author Patricia Reilly Giff tells a vivid, contemporary story about a remarkable boy who risks everything for his family and a bold girl who helps him. At home in Mexico, Mateo knows where he belongs: with Mami, Abuelita, little brother Lucas, and big brother Julian...read more

Hardcover:

9780385744829 | Wendy Lamb Books, September 8, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Newbery Honor–winning author Patricia Reilly Giff tells a vivid, contemporary story about a remarkable boy who risks everything for his family and a bold girl who helps him.

Paperback:

9780385744850 | Dgs edition (Yearling Books, September 13, 2016), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Newbery Honor–winning author Patricia Reilly Giff tells a vivid, contemporary story about a remarkable boy who risks everything for his family and a bold girl who helps him.

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9780385744836 | Wendy Lamb Books, September 8, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Newbery Honor–winning author Patricia Reilly Giff tells a vivid, contemporary story about a remarkable boy who risks everything for his family and a bold girl who helps him.

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Product Description: Lolcats. Salsa dancing. Unrequited love. Tom Crosshill's smart and witty debut teen novel treads a colorful coming-of-age journey from New York City to Havana that will appeal to fans of books by Matthew Quick and Junot Díaz.When Rick Gutiérrez—known as "That Cat Guy" at school—gets dumped on his sixteenth birthday for uploading cat videos from his bedroom instead of experiencing the real world, he realizes it's time for a change...read more

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9780062422835 | Katherine Tegen Books, September 6, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Lolcats.

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Product Description: In a haunting yet hopeful novel in verse, award-winning author Margarita Engle tells the story of Antonio Chuffat, a young man of African, Chinese, and Cuban descent who became a champion of civil rights.Asia, Africa, Europe—Antonio Chuffat’s ancestors clashed and blended on the beautiful island of Cuba...read more

Hardcover:

9781481461122 | Atheneum, August 30, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: In a haunting yet hopeful novel in verse, award-winning author Margarita Engle tells the story of Antonio Chuffat, a young man of African, Chinese, and Cuban descent who became a champion of civil rights.

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Product Description: Set in 1981 Guatemala, a lyrical debut novel tells the powerful tale of a boy who must decide what it means to be a man during a time of war. Carlos knows that when the soldiers arrive with warnings about the Communist rebels, it is time to be a man and defend the village, keep everyone safe...read more

Paperback:

9780763690946 | Candlewick Pr, August 23, 2016, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Set in 1981 Guatemala, a lyrical debut novel tells the powerful tale of a boy who must decide what it means to be a man during a time of war.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781491536841 | Unabridged edition (Candlewick Pr, September 2, 2014), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Set in 1981 Guatemala, a lyrical debut novel tells the powerful tale of a boy who must decide what it means to be a man during a time of war.
9781491536865 | Mp3 una edition (Candlewick Pr, September 2, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Set in 1981 Guatemala, a lyrical debut novel tells the powerful tale of a boy who must decide what it means to be a man during a time of war.

School and Library:

9780763665166 | Candlewick Pr, March 25, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Set in 1981 Guatemala, a lyrical debut novel tells the powerful tale of a boy who must decide what it means to be a man during a time of war.

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Product Description: Alexa and the other children at her escuela in Costa Rica have a special project: they are raising American Crocodiles. She names her croc Jefe, which means "boss," because he seems to be in charge of all the other babies. Alexa brings him chicken and frogs to eat, and writes about his progress in her diary...read more
By Susan Detwiler (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781628558357 | Reprint edition (Arbordale Pub, August 10, 2016), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Alexa and the other children at her escuela in Costa Rica have a special project: they are raising American Crocodiles.

School and Library:

9781628558340 | Arbordale Pub, August 10, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Alexa and the other children at her escuela in Costa Rica have a special project: they are raising American Crocodiles.

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Product Description: Alexa y otros niños de su escuela en Costa Rica tienen un proyecto especial: ellos están criando cocodrilos americanos. Ella nombra a su cocodrilo Jefe porque parece que él está a cargo de los otros. Alexa le trae pollo y ranas para comer y escribe acerca de su progreso en su diario...read more
By Susan Detwiler (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781628558364 | Arbordale Pub, August 10, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Alexa y otros niños de su escuela en Costa Rica tienen un proyecto especial: ellos están criando cocodrilos americanos.

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Product Description: Brazilian boy Felipe wants to play soccer, but he doesn t have a soccer ball. So, when it s his turn to take one to school, he uses a little bit of creativity and a few socks. Felipe is the sock thief, but finding socks is not that easy and the neighborhood pets make it even harder...read more

Paperback:

9780387586557, titled "Basic Number Theory" | 2nd edition (Springer Verlag, April 1, 1995), cover price $35.00 | also contains Basic Number Theory | About this edition: From the reviews: "L.

School and Library:

9780807575383 | Albert Whitman & Co, March 1, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: THE SOCK THIEF: A SOCCER STORY received the 2016 International Latino Book Award for Best Latino Focused Children's Book, Bilingual category, and was listed in the 2016 CCBC Choices list, featuring the best books of 2015.

Library:

9781489653291 | Av2 by Weigl, July 1, 2016, cover price $34.28 | About this edition: Brazilian boy Felipe wants to play soccer, but he doesn t have a soccer ball.

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Product Description: Corinne La Mer claims she isn’t afraid of anything. Not scorpions, not the boys who tease her, and certainly not jumbies. They’re just tricksters made up by parents to frighten their children. Then one night Corinne chases an agouti all the way into the forbidden forest, and shining yellow eyes follow her to the edge of the trees...read more

Hardcover:

9781616204143 | Algonquin Books, April 28, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The jumbies are coming!

Paperback:

9781616205928 | Reprint edition (Algonquin Books, April 26, 2016), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Corinne La Mer claims she isn’t afraid of anything.
9780380750054, titled "Alien Web" | Avon Books, May 1, 1987, cover price $2.95 | also contains Alien Web | About this edition: Barton Kinsolving journeys to Zeta Orgo 4, native world of the victimized arachnoid creatures, where the genocidal Stellar Death Plan is about to be activated

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Product Description: All proceeds from the sale of this book go towards the continued public service of the non-profit, Grenada Community Library and Resource Centre, in St George’s Grenada. Written in the Creative Writing program at the library, for participation in the Grenada Chocolate Fest 2015...read more

Paperback:

9781532747748 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, April 16, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: All proceeds from the sale of this book go towards the continued public service of the non-profit, Grenada Community Library and Resource Centre, in St George’s Grenada.

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Product Description: Learn as we follow a Costa Rican boy named Roy who shows us scenes from his country. Text is written in Costa Rican traditional rhyming couplets called 'bombas' which will delight your child along with colorful illustrations and actual photos of the people and animals...read more

Paperback:

9781530450442 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, March 31, 2016), cover price $10.05 | About this edition: Learn as we follow a Costa Rican boy named Roy who shows us scenes from his country.

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Product Description: Vengan con el niño que se llama Roy de Costa Rica. En este libro él va a enseñarles dibujos y fotos de su país con rimas que se llaman "Bombas!". Excelente para niños que están aprendiendo a leer, o antes la hora para dormir, o para una introducción de otros países para el aula...read more

Paperback:

9781530842551 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, March 31, 2016), cover price $10.05 | About this edition: Vengan con el niño que se llama Roy de Costa Rica.

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Product Description: It’s Carnival time. The first Carnival since Malaika’s mother moved away to find a good job and provide for Malaika and her grandmother. Her mother promised she would send money for a costume, but when the money doesn’t arrive, will Malaika still be able to dance in the parade?Disappointed and upset at her grandmother’s hand-me-down costume, Malaika leaves the house, running into Ms...read more
By Irene Luxbacher (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781554987542 | Groundwood Books, March 15, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: It’s Carnival time.

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Product Description: A 2017 LA Times Book Prize FinalistA quirky story of love, mischief, and forgiveness from Brazil’s foremost award-winning author for young readers, in her U.S. debut.   Fourteen-year-old Samuel is newly orphaned and homeless in a small town in Brazil...read more
By Daniel Hahn (trans)

Hardcover:

9780553537925 | Delacorte Pr, March 8, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A 2017 LA Times Book Prize FinalistA quirky story of love, mischief, and forgiveness from Brazil’s foremost award-winning author for young readers, in her U.

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9780553537949 | Delacorte Pr, March 8, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A 2017 LA Times Book Prize FinalistA quirky story of love, mischief, and forgiveness from Brazil’s foremost award-winning author for young readers, in her U.

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Product Description: A fastball of a book by Paul Volponi—an author who knows sports and suspense! Julio Ramirez Jr. lives in the shadow of his famous father. Not just because Julio Senior is a pitcher for the Miami Marlins and famous for his scorching fastball, but because he defected from Cuba, leaving Julio and his sister and mother branded as the family of a traitor...read more

Hardcover:

9780670785186 | Viking Childrens Books, March 10, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: My name is Julio Ramirez Jr.

Paperback:

9780142424292 | Reprint edition (Speak, March 1, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A fastball of a book by Paul Volponi—an author who knows sports and suspense!
9780373220366, titled "Bait and Switch" | Reissue edition (Harlequin Books, February 1, 1986), cover price $2.50 | also contains Bait and Switch | About this edition: Forging great works of art as part of her plan for revenge, Sara Madison plans to steal an ancient jeweled crown but is thwarted by Noah Lancaster, an art expert who is sworn to mend Sara's ways.

Prebinding:

9780606383929 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2016, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: It's time for Carnival! Puerto Rico s joyous holiday is full of sights and sounds to explore. Rosi is determined to show Rafi the best way to enjoy the parade, while Rafi has a plan to make his sister queen for a day. But when Rafi scares Rosi with his terrible vejigante mask, Rosi decides it s time to teach her brother a lesson...read more

Paperback:

9780892393800, titled "Rafi y Rosi ¡Carnaval! / Rafi and Rosi Carnival" | Lee & Low Books, February 15, 2016, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: It's time for Carnival!

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Product Description: In this chapter book series, Rafi and his younger sister, Rosi, explore their surroundings and learn about the traditions, plants, animals, and environment of Puerto Rico. Young readers will enjoy the adventures of these curious siblings and will relate to their special bond as brother and sister...read more

Hardcover:

9780060098957 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, February 1, 2004, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Two tree frogs, mischievous Rafi and his younger sister Rosi, learn about the plants and animals of Puerto Rico together.

Paperback:

9780892393770 | Lee & Low Books, February 15, 2016, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: In this chapter book series, Rafi and his younger sister, Rosi, explore their surroundings and learn about the traditions, plants, animals, and environment of Puerto Rico.
9780060098971 | Reprint edition (Rayo, August 1, 2005), cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Two tree frogs, mischievous Rafi and his younger sister Rosi, learn about the plants and animals of Puerto Rico together.

Library:

9781424205967 | Fitzgerald Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $13.85 | About this edition: In this chapter book series, Rafi and his younger sister, Rosi, explore their surroundings and learn about the traditions, plants, animals, and environment of Puerto Rico.
9780060098964 | Harpercollins, February 1, 2004, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Two tree frogs, mischievous Rafi and his younger sister Rosi, learn about the plants and animals of Puerto Rico together.

Prebinding:

9781417735471 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, August 1, 2005), cover price $13.55 | About this edition: Two tree frogs, mischievous Rafi and his younger sister Rosi, learn about the plants and animals of Puerto Rico together.

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Product Description: In this chapter book series, Rafi and his younger sister, Rosi, explore their surroundings and learn about the traditions, plants, animals, and environment of Puerto Rico. Young readers will enjoy the adventures of these curious siblings and will relate to their special bond as brother and sister...read more

Paperback:

9780892393787 | Lee & Low Books, February 15, 2016, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: In this chapter book series, Rafi and his younger sister, Rosi, explore their surroundings and learn about the traditions, plants, animals, and environment of Puerto Rico.

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Product Description: It's time for Carnival! Puerto Rico s joyous holiday is full of sights and sounds to explore. Rosi is determined to show Rafi the best way to enjoy the parade, while Rafi has a plan to make his sister queen for a day. But when Rafi scares Rosi with his terrible vejigante mask, Rosi decides it s time to teach her brother a lesson...read more

Hardcover:

9780060735975 | Rayo, February 1, 2006, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Two Latin American tree frogs, mischievous Rafi and his younger sister Rosi, enjoy the events of Puerto Rico's Carnival season.

Paperback:

9780892393794, titled "Rafi and Rosi Carnival!" | Reissue edition (Childrens Book Pr, February 15, 2016), cover price $8.95 | also contains Rafi and Rosi: Carnival! | About this edition: It's time for Carnival!

Library:

9780060735982 | Rayo, February 1, 2006, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Two Latin American tree frogs, mischievous Rafi and his younger sister Rosi, enjoy the events of Puerto Rico's Carnival season.

Prebinding:

9781439581940 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, December 10, 2008), cover price $12.99 | also contains Rafi and Rosi: Carnival! | About this edition: Puerto Rico's magical Carnival is full of sights and sounds to explore.

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