Beautiful illustrations accompany the retelling of one of Mexico’s most loved and celebrated stories. J 232.91 Mo
When Spike, a tiny salamander, practices being the monster he believes he is, other animals call him cute and funny but when a gila monster arrives, Spike shows his true nature. E Harris
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Fifteen-year-old, Nina Perez likes living in the Dominican Republic, but her mom sends her to New York City with her older brother Darrio. Adjusting to life in the U.S. is hard for Nina in this coming of age story. YA Hispanic Heritage Joseph
This biography written by the Mexican singer’s husband covers the personal and professional life of Selena, a singer-songwriter, fashion designer and entrepreneur. Hispanic Heritage Biography Selena
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There are snakes in the garden in this amusing novel of political intrigue. Adam, a respected and ethical businessman, has problems. His wife has fallen in love with another man named Adam – a top politico who is totally unscrupulous. His brother-in-law has destroyed his life and career to follow a young street preacher. When bad Adam puts out a hit on good Adam, hilarious chaos ensues.
Haghenbeck, an acclaimed Mexican writer, was inspired to create this novel by the discovery of several notebooks among Frida Kahlo’s belongings at her home in Coyoacan, Mexico City. Here she takes readers on an adventure through the tumultuous life of Frida Kahlo, combining her rich stories with delectable recipes from one of the notebooks.
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