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Product Description: From U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, here are stirring poems that read like music. Awarded the Pura Belpré Honor for this book, Herrera writes in both Spanish and English about the joy and laughter and sometimes the confusion of growing up in an upside-down, jumbled-up world—between two cultures, two homes...read more
By Karen Barbour (illustrator) and Juan Felipe Herrera

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9780062444899 | Rep blg edition (Harperteen, September 8, 2015), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: From U.

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Product Description: Chopper! Chopper! reflects the lives of Mexican Americans, immigrants, Chicanas/os, and la joter\u00eda—malfloras, jotos, and beautiful rainbow communities. As vividly as Mexican Technicolor, these poems capture life in the barrio: vendors hauling carts with elote, raspados, botes y m\u00e1s...read more

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9780989036108 | Artoi Books, October 1, 2013, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Chopper!

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Product Description: In her ode to "The Umbrella," Viola Canales remembers a family story about her mother, who every Saturday as a child "popped open her prized child's bright umbrella / as did her little sister / and followed their mother's adult one / from their Paloma barrio home / to downtown Main Street McAllen / walking like ducks in a row / street after street," until one Saturday "the littlest one disappeared / inside the wilderness of Woolworth's...read more

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9781558857926, titled "The Little Devil and the Rose / El diablito y la rosa: Lotería Poems / Poemas de la lotería" | Bilingual edition (Arte Publico Pr, October 30, 2014), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In her ode to "The Umbrella," Viola Canales remembers a family story about her mother, who every Saturday as a child "popped open her prized child's bright umbrella / as did her little sister / and followed their mother's adult one / from their Paloma barrio home / to downtown Main Street McAllen / walking like ducks in a row / street after street," until one Saturday "the littlest one disappeared / inside the wilderness of Woolworth's.

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Product Description: 'Let's go see the West,' said Pa. 'The land is flat and the grass grows thick and high. Animals run freely and there are no settlers. Only Indians live there.'So, more than a hundred years ago, the Ingalls family went by covered wagon into Kansas - Indian Territory...read more

Hardcover:

9780061958274 | 75 anv rev edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 28, 2010), cover price $16.99
9781581180510 | Large print edition (Library Reproduction Services, August 1, 2000), cover price $35.95
9780060282448 | Collectors edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 1, 1999), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.
9780060277239 | Deluxe edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 1, 1997), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire
9780899668680, titled "The Little House on the Prairie" | Reprint edition (Buccaneer Books, June 1, 1991), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The adventures continue for Laura Ingalls and her family as they leave their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin and set out for Kansas.
4 other edition(s) in this binding (see all)

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9780060885397 | Reissue edition (Harper Trophy, January 1, 2007), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.
9780060758356 | Mti edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, February 1, 2005), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.
9780060581817 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, May 1, 2004, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.
9781932168297 | Veritas Pr Inc, January 1, 2004, cover price $0.02 | About this edition: The adventures continue for Laura Ingalls and her family as they leave their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin and set out for Kansas.
9789990150322 | 4th edition (Varsitybooks.Com, January 1, 2004), cover price $0.02
7 other edition(s) in this binding (see all)

CD/Spoken Word:

9780061563058 | Unabridged edition (Harperfestival, May 1, 2008), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House on the Prairie is the third book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers.
9780060543990 | Unabridged edition (Harpercollins Childrens, April 1, 2003), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The Ingalls family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, dig a well, and fight a prairie fire.

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9780060012427 | Unabridged edition (Harperfestival, April 1, 2003), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: The Ingalls family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, dig a well, and fight a prairie fire.

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9780060264468 | Harpercollins, June 1, 1953, cover price $17.89 | About this edition: A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.

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9780606038126 | Demco Media, March 1, 1973, cover price $15.65 | About this edition: A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.

Prebinding:

9781417773572 | Turtleback Books, January 2, 2007, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9781417640157 | Turtleback Books, May 1, 2004, cover price $19.65 | About this edition: A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.
9780613714266 | Turtleback Books, April 30, 2003, cover price $14.45 | About this edition: A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.
9780613975520 | Turtleback Books, October 30, 2002, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.
9780808537892 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $15.40 | About this edition: A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.
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Product Description: "Stupid America, remember that chicanito / flunking math and English / he is the Picasso / of your western states / but he will die / with one thousand masterpieces / hanging only from his mind." In his poem, "Stupid America," Chicano activist poet Abelardo "Lalo Delgado decries the lack of opportunity faced by his people: children let down by the educational system; artists and poets unable to express their creativity...read more
By Jarica Linn Watts (editor)

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9781558856943 | Bilingual edition (Arte Publico Pr, April 30, 2011), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "Stupid America, remember that chicanito / flunking math and English / he is the Picasso / of your western states / but he will die / with one thousand masterpieces / hanging only from his mind.

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9780984441501 | Bilingual edition (Small Pr Distribution, October 1, 2010), cover price $15.00

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Product Description: “To write well about your life, you need to have a life worth writing about. On that score, Sáenz hits pay dirt.” —Booklist“A former Catholic priest, this poet creates prayerful verse that is at once mystical and utterly human...read more

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9781556592973, titled "The Book of What Remains" | Copper Canyon Pr, April 1, 2010, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “To write well about your life, you need to have a life worth writing about.

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Product Description: Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. In BORN IN THE CAVITY OF SUNSETS, poet Michael Luis Medrano shows us life in Fresno, California, a city where one can never see the actual moment when the sun slips beyond the horizon because too many buildings block the view...read more

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9781931010665 | Bilingual Review Pr, October 30, 2009, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Very large paperback book
By Anthony Koeninger (contributor)

Hardcover:

9780757541315 | 4th edition (Kendall Hunt Pub Co, April 30, 2007), cover price $105.08 | About this edition: Book by Anthony Koeninger
9780757529207 | 3 edition (Kendall Hunt Pub Co, May 30, 2006), cover price $66.10 | About this edition: Book by KOENINGER ANTHONY
9780757522420 | 2 edition (Kendall Hunt Pub Co, August 30, 2005), cover price $62.95 | About this edition: Book by KOENINGER ANTHONY

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9780757552922 | 5th edition (Kendall Hunt Pub Co, July 28, 2008), cover price $180.03 | About this edition: Very large paperback book
9780757510946 | Kendall Hunt Pub Co, June 30, 2004, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Book by Anthony Koeninger

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Product Description:  TROCHEMOCHE means helter-skelter in Spanish, and this book expresses the turmoil of the barrio and the various themes that drive Luis J. Rodríguez's poetry. Drawing on more than ten years of poems, Rodríguez writes powerfully and passionately about urban youth, family, and the plight of neglected communities, while exploring the rich cultural roots of his Chicano ancestry...read more

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9781880684504 | Curbstone Pr, June 1, 1998, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Expresses the turmoil of the barrio and explores recovery and personal growth, ways of knowledge, revolution, and the power of poetry

Prebinding:

9781439502365 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $22.95 | About this edition:  TROCHEMOCHE means helter-skelter in Spanish, and this book expresses the turmoil of the barrio and the various themes that drive Luis J.

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Product Description: In this anthology, Pat Mora has gathered the best of her poems with young-adult readers in mind, and has added to them several new poems published here for the first time. Using the cactus plant as her guiding metaphor for our existence, she presents more than sixty lyrics grouped variously into "Blooms," "Thorns," and "Roots...read more

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9781558852921 | Arte Publico Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Collects over sixty poems, some with Spanish translations, including 'The Young Sor Juana,' 'Graduation Morning,' 'Border Town 1938,' 'Legal Alien,' 'Abuelita Magic,' and 'In the Blood.

Prebinding:

9781439504710 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: In this anthology, Pat Mora has gathered the best of her poems with young-adult readers in mind, and has added to them several new poems published here for the first time.
9780613279901 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $23.25 | About this edition: Collects over sixty poems, some with Spanish translations, including 'The Young Sor Juana,' 'Graduation Morning,' 'Border Town 1938,' 'Legal Alien,' 'Abuelita Magic,' and 'In the Blood.

Product Description: In this new collection of poetry, National Book Award finalist Gary Soto tackles the shabby reality of the world around him and turns it into vivid poetry. Drawing on the Chicano slang of the barrio, Soto gives authentic voice to portraits of life set mostly in California's San Joaquin Valley, where he was born and raised...read more

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9780811825184 | Chronicle Books Llc, August 1, 1999, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Gathers poems dealing with such topics as childhood, family, love, death, and poverty.

Prebinding:

9781439503652 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In this new collection of poetry, National Book Award finalist Gary Soto tackles the shabby reality of the world around him and turns it into vivid poetry.

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Product Description: Drawing on oral and lyrical traditions, this book honors the grace and spirit of mothers, daughters, lovers, and goddesses. From a tribute to Frida Kahlo to advice from an Aztec goddess, the poems explore the intimate and sacred spaces of borderlands through many voices: a revolutionary, a domestic worker, a widow...read more

Paperback:

9780816526635 | Bilingual edition (Univ of Arizona Pr, September 1, 2007), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Drawing on oral and lyrical traditions, this book honors the grace and spirit of mothers, daughters, lovers, and goddesses.

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Hardcover:

9781556592300 | Copper Canyon Pr, January 31, 2006, cover price $20.00

Paperback:

9781556592591 | Copper Canyon Pr, May 1, 2007, cover price $15.00

A collection of sympathetic poems offers insight into the dreams and problems shared by children of Mexican-American heritage and follows such themes as enjoying a watermelon or visiting the supermarket. Reprint.

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9780152058852 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 2007), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Presents twenty-five poems about the pleasures and woes that Mexican American children experience growing up.

School and Library:

9780152000677 | Harcourt Childrens Books, October 31, 1995, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Twenty-five poems about the pleasures and woes that Mexican American children experience growing up

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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

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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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9781931896245, titled "My Nature Is Hunger: New & Selected Poems, 1989 – 2004" | Curbstone Pr, September 1, 2005, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: The most difficult poems to write Are those of love and those of death. I’m half in love and half dead. It stands to reason that I’ve come upon a difficult task. Despite his disclaimer, it seems no difficult task at all. One of the pioneers of Chicano poetry and a highly esteemed artist in the Mexican American community, Luis Omar Salinas is a poet with Tex-Mex bordertown roots whose work is studied at the Sorbonne...read more

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9780816524624 | Univ of Arizona Pr, May 30, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The most difficult poems to write Are those of love and those of death.

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Product Description: The whispers of buried lives. The silence of a growing resistance. The stigma of poverty. In haunting images, Juan Delgado explores the boundaries we cross daily. These poems deal honestly with the realities of urban life, whether dramatizing the effects of drive-by shootings, unfolding a labor protest that "spreads across the city like a prayer," or summoning a ghostlike immigrant damned to retrace his journey across the border...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780816522552 | Univ of Arizona Pr, July 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The whispers of buried lives.

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Product Description: My red pickup choked on burnt oil as I drove down Highway 99. . . . Abraham Tovar is a young man who works in a sausage factory and desperately longs to create a history of his own. As Abraham's life becomes absorbed into the blood and spice of pork, his thoughts explore his ancestry, roam the stars, and reflect upon the despairs and strengths of factory workers who live with "the unyielding memory of pig...read more

Paperback:

9780816522668 | Univ of Arizona Pr, December 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: My red pickup choked on burnt oil as I drove down Highway 99.

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