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Product Description: In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the US border.They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn’t know where they are going...read more
By Rafael Yockteng (illustrator)

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9781554989034 | Groundwood Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the US border.

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Product Description: Award-winning author Duncan Tonatiuh reimagines one of Mexico’s cherished 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, Izta fell in love...read more

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9781419721304 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 4, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Award-winning author Duncan Tonatiuh reimagines one of Mexico’s cherished legends.

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Product Description: For high-school student Emilio Garcia Lopez, it's an ordinary school day. But that evening the knock on the door announcing the arrival of his police officer cousin Juanita, flanked by a tall man in the uniform of the Federal Police, will turn his ordinary day into the beginning of a long nightmare...read more
By Lyn White (editor)

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9781743312476 | Allen & Unwin, May 1, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: For high-school student Emilio Garcia Lopez, it's an ordinary school day.

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Product Description: One day, Ajbeh, an elderly Mayan sorcerer and witch doctor, encounters a young girl in agony in the forest, the recent victim of an assault by a group of strangers. In the process of curing her, Ajbeh notices that she possesses not only the gift of healing, but also the ability to see beyond the observable world, which will lead her on a dangerous journey to the Mayan underworld to recover a mysterious and powerful relic...read more

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9786077354727, titled "Flor negra: El Címbalo De Oro" | Oceano De Mexico, April 1, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: One day, Ajbeh, an elderly Mayan sorcerer and witch doctor, encounters a young girl in agony in the forest, the recent victim of an assault by a group of strangers.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A clever grandmother avoids the call of Senor Calavera by undertaking task after task in this bilingual counting tale.

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9780811864831 | Reprint edition (Chronicle Books Llc, March 15, 2016), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: This original trickster tale, with its vivacious illustrations and dynamic read-aloud text, is at once a spirited tribute to the rich traditions of Mexican culture and a perfect introduction to counting in both English and Spanish.

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9780811837583 | Chronicle Books Llc, September 1, 2003, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: In this version of a traditional tale, Senor Calavera arrives at Grandma Beetle's door, ready to take her to the next life, but after helping her count, in English and Spanish, as she makes her birthday preparations, he changes his mind.

Prebinding:

9780606381192 | Turtleback Books, March 15, 2016, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Ann Stalcup's inspiring story The Yellow Flower tells how one lone flower growing on a rock wall in what remains of the village church inspires a village boy with hope strength courage and a determination to grow up to be the best that he can be.

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9781681648736 | Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc, February 9, 2016, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Ann Stalcup's inspiring story The Yellow Flower tells how one lone flower growing on a rock wall in what remains of the village church inspires a village boy with hope strength courage and a determination to grow up to be the best that he can be.

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Product Description: Roberto is a simple picture-story book for beginning readers. One day Roberto's father becomes ill and Roberto must take the father's hand-made pottery to market to sell. The little boy has never traveled very far from his home, so his trip to the market makes him feel big and important and responsible...read more

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9781522919384 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 28, 2016, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Roberto is a simple picture-story book for beginning readers.

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Product Description: The Garcia family has just moved into their new house, and twins Carlos and Carmen are having a hard time sleeping in their new rooms--especially when the hear a spooky noise outside.

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9781624021398, titled "The Nighttime Noise" | Magic Wagon, January 1, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: The Garcia family has just moved into their new house, and twins Carlos and Carmen are having a hard time sleeping in their new rooms--especially when the hear a spooky noise outside.

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9781624021367 | Abdo Pub Co, January 1, 2016, cover price $108.28

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Product Description: After a three-day rainstorm, twins Carlos and Carmen go out to play in their wet and muddy backyard--and soon their parents join in the fun.

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9781624021374, titled "The Big Rain" | Abdo Pub Co, January 1, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: After a three-day rainstorm, twins Carlos and Carmen go out to play in their wet and muddy backyard--and soon their parents join in the fun.

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Product Description: The Garcia family is moving to a new house, and twins Carlos and Carmen do not want to leave their small, familiar home--especially since they do not understand why their father describes the new place as a one-tire house.

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9781624021404, titled "The One-Tire House" | Abdo Pub Co, January 1, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: The Garcia family is moving to a new house, and twins Carlos and Carmen do not want to leave their small, familiar home--especially since they do not understand why their father describes the new place as a one-tire house.

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Product Description: For twins Carlos and Carmen, Uncle Alex's big green surprise turns into the best backyard camping experience ever.

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9781624021381, titled "The Green Surprise" | Magic Wagon, January 1, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: For twins Carlos and Carmen, Uncle Alex's big green surprise turns into the best backyard camping experience ever.

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Product Description: Nothing exciting happens on the Hill of Dust, in the remote mountains of Mexico in the 1950s. There's no electricity, no plumbing, no cars, just day after day of pasturing goats. And now, without his sister and mother, eleven-year-old Teo's life feels even more barren...read more

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9780545800846 | Scholastic Pr, October 27, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Nothing exciting happens on the Hill of Dust, in the remote mountains of Mexico in the 1950s.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780545921176 | Unabridged edition (Scholastic Audio Cassette, October 27, 2015), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Nothing exciting happens on the Hill of Dust, in the remote mountains of Mexico in the 1950s.

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Product Description: In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the U.S. border.They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn’t know where they are going...read more
By Elisa Amado (trans)

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9781554987412 | Groundwood Books, October 6, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the U.

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Product Description: The Runaway Tamale offers a Mexican flavor filled with traditions of Navidad Christmas and a fresh look at a classic tale that needed to be told to a broader audience.

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9781681645841 | Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc, October 6, 2015, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: The Runaway Tamale offers a Mexican flavor filled with traditions of Navidad Christmas and a fresh look at a classic tale that needed to be told to a broader audience.

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9781681423210 | Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc, August 25, 2015, cover price $11.99

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Product Description: A fresh, funny take on the Day of the Dead that's packed with kid appeal!Every skeleton in the Land of the Dead is excited to celebrate el Día de los Muertos with the Living. But not Angelito. His big sister has told him all about their horrifying bulgy eyes and squishy skin...read more
By Poly Bernatene (illustrator)

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9780147515582 | Puffin, June 2, 2015, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: A fresh, funny take on the Day of the Dead that's packed with kid appeal!

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9780803733268 | Dial Books for Young Readers, August 2, 2012, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A fresh, funny take on the Day of the Dead that's packed with kid appeal Every skeleton in the Land of the Dead is excited to celebrate el Día de los Muertos with the Living.

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Product Description: When Antonio first hears the members of the mariachi band play, he wants nothing more than a guitar of his own. But guitars cost money, explains his father, who hands Antonio a stick instead. Confused, Antonio accepts his father's gift, unknowingly starting a chain of exchanges that may earn him what he wants most...read more

Hardcover:

9781595723420 | Bilingual edition (Star Bright Books, April 15, 2015), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: When Antonio first hears the members of the mariachi band play, he wants nothing more than a guitar of his own.

Paperback:

9781595723437 | Star Bright Books, April 15, 2015, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: When Antonio first hears the members of the mariachi band play, he wants nothing more than a guitar of his own.

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Product Description: A family buys a double decker bus and remodels it. As they are remodeling it transforms into a "Dream machine" that transports the family to different adventures around the world. This first book takes us on an adventure revolving around art, culture, music, food of Mexico.

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9781502468062 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 9, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A family buys a double decker bus and remodels it.

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Product Description: A veces no podemos escapar a nuestro destino y en el caso de Cristina, una chica de 16 años habitante de la Ciudad de México, parece ser así. Por más que ella afirma y reafirma que eso del “baile para viejitos” no le va, poco a poco se va dejando envolver en la magia que el tango produce al escucharlo y bailarlo...read more

Paperback:

9781502784216 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 9, 2014, cover price $9.63 | About this edition: A veces no podemos escapar a nuestro destino y en el caso de Cristina, una chica de 16 años habitante de la Ciudad de México, parece ser así.

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Product Description: Thirty thousand hardbacks sold! On Mexico's Day of the Dead, the skeletons jump for sheer joy. And no wonder: they've been cooped up the whole year and now they're ready to party. Watch the calaveras shake, rattle, and roll as they celebrate the biggest event of the graveyard's social calendar...read more

Paperback:

9781941026038 | Bilingual edition (Cinco Puntos Pr, September 23, 2014), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Thirty thousand hardbacks sold!

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Product Description: La Llorona (The Crying Woman) is a sad and haunting tale from Mexico. Parents have told the story for hundreds of years to misbehaving children and to guard against vanity. Some say the story is about Spanish conquistador Hernn Corts and a native Mexican woman who served as his translator...read more
By Martha Aviles (illustrator), Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin

Library:

9781939656278, titled "La Llorona: Retelling a Mexican Legend" | Lerner Pub Group, September 1, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: La Llorona (The Crying Woman) is a sad and haunting tale from Mexico.

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Product Description: La Llorona (The Crying Woman) is a sad and haunting tale from Mexico. Parents have told the story for hundreds of years to misbehaving children and to guard against vanity. Some say the story is about Spanish conquistador Hernn Corts and a native Mexican woman who served as his translator...read more
By Martha Aviles (illustrator), Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin

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9781939656131 | Lerner Pub Group, September 1, 2014, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: La Llorona (The Crying Woman) is a sad and haunting tale from Mexico.

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Product Description: Juan's family is forced to flee their home when a giant volcano erupts in their town! As the family heads for a nearby shelter, they are worried about Juan's father who works at the bottom of the mountain. Readers will love the colorful, full-page illustrations and the Spanish-translated story of a family who manages to stay together despite an unfortunate natural disaster...read more

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9781480740341 | Shell Education, August 15, 2014, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Juan's family is forced to flee their home when a giant volcano erupts in their town!

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Product Description: As she strolls through her barrio, a young girl introduces readers to the frozen, fruit-flavored treat that thrills Mexican and Mexican-American children.   In this bilingual paperback edition, discover the joys of a paleta—the traditional Mexican popsicle treat sold from the wagon with the tinkly bell that brings children running from every direction...read more
By Magaly Morales (illustrator) and Carmen Tafolla

Hardcover:

9780316543095, titled "Federal Arbitration Law" | Lslf edition (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, January 1, 1994), cover price $695.00 | also contains Federal Arbitration Law

Paperback:

9780385755375 | Bilingual edition (Dragonfly, August 5, 2014), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: As she strolls through her barrio, a young girl introduces readers to the frozen, fruit-flavored treat that thrills Mexican and Mexican-American children.

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