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An illustrated picture book autobiography in which award-winning author Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story.--Provided by publisher
Illustrated by a Caldecott Honor artist, this moving tribute to the strength of family--no matter what its form--is the story of old Joseph, who finds a Mexican baby abandoned on a lonely L.A. street and vows to raise the child as his own. --from publisher
A young Mexican American girl accompanies her father to a swap meet, where she hopes to sell her music box for money for dancing lessons
When Chico starts the third grade after his migrant worker family moves to begin harvesting California grapes, he finds that self confidence and math skills help him cope with the first day of school.
These poems celebrate winter in San Francisco and the mountains of Northern California
Although her Mexican-American grandmother now forgets many things, Luciana finds that she still remembers the things that are important to the two of them. Includes glossary of Spanish words used
A young immigrant boy from Hong Kong feels lost at his new school in America. He needs the help of his teacher, classmates, and family to realize that he is not alone and that he should be proud of his unique heritage
The author recalls the year when his farm worker parents settled down in the city so that he could go to school for the first time.
A young girl describes her feelings when her father decides to leave their home in Mexico to look for work in the United States
"Like a tiny bird in a big city, Firda Kahlo (1907-1954) feels lost and lonely when she arrives in San Francisco with her husband, the famous artist Diego Rivera. It's her first time away from Mexico. Frieda wants to be a painter, too, and as she explores San Francisco on her own, she discovers more than the beauty of America--she finds the inspiration to become one of the most celebrated artists of all time"--Back cover