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Stef Soto, taco queen —Torres, Jennifer, 1980- author.

"Mexican-American Stef Soto is hoping to break free from her overprotective parents and embarrassing reputation from her family's taco truck business, but she soon learns that family, friendship, and the taco truck are i...

I am not your perfect Mexican daughter —Sánchez, Erika L., author.

When the sister who delighted their parents by her faithful embrace of Mexican culture dies in a tragic accident, Julia, who longs to go to college and move into a home of her own, discovers from mutual friends that her ...

See me —Sparks, Nicholas, author.
Large Print
2015
Availability: 17 of 23

Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot. At 28, he's focused only on walking a straight line - getting his teaching degree, working out at the gym religiously, and avoiding all the places and people that ...

On the hook —Stork, Francisco X., author.

"Hector has always worked hard and minded his own business. He wants to be captain of his school's chess team, go to college, and help his family make their way to a better life someday. Until Joey singles him out. Joey,...

Parrot in the oven : mi vida : a novel —Martinez, Victor, 1954-2011.

Manny relates his coming of age experiences as a member of a poor Mexican American family in which the alcoholic father only adds to everyone's struggle.

The first rule of punk —Pérez, Celia C., 1972- author.

Twelve-year-old María Luisa O'Neill-Morales (who really prefers to be called Malú) reluctantly moves with her Mexican-American mother to Chicago and starts seventh grade with a bang -- violating the dress code with her...

L.A. weather —Escandón, María Amparo, author.

"L.A. is parched, dry as a bone, and all Oscar, the weather-obsessed patriarch of the Alvarado family, desperately wants is a little rain. He's harboring a costly secret that distracts him from everything else. His wife,...

Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe —Sáenz, Benjamin Alire.

Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents, and his family that he has never asked bef...

Aristotle and Dante dive into the waters of the world —Sáenz, Benjamin Alire, author.

"Aristotle and Dante continue their journey to manhood in this achingly romantic, tender tale set against the backdrop of the AIDS epidemic in 1980s America. In Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, t...

A hat for Mrs. Goldman : a story about knitting and love —Edwards, Michelle, author.

Sophia knits a special hat for her elderly neighbor and knitting teacher, Mrs. Goldman.

Lies with man —Nava, Michael, author.

"Los Angeles, 1986. A group of right-wing Christians has put an initiative on the November ballot to allow health officials to force people with HIV into quarantine camps. It looks like it's going to pass. Rios, now livi...

Step up to the plate, Maria Singh —Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956- author.

"Nine-year-old Maria Singh learns to play softball just like her heroes in the All-American Girls' League, while her parents and neighbors are struggling through World War II, working for India's independence, and trying...

Be strong & curvaceous —Adina, Shelley.

Carly, a Mexican American scholarship student at exclusive Spencer Academy in San Francisco, hides her status from her wealthy school friends until her new roommate, a Scottish aristocrat, is threatened by an angry young...

Bright shiny morning —Frey, James, 1969-

A wide array of people live their lives in contemporary Los Angeles.

The house on Mango Street —Cisneros, Sandra, author.
Large Print
2019
Availability: 1 of 3

The story of a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago. Capturing her thoughts and emotions in poems and stories, she is able to rise above hopelessness and create a quiet space for herself in the midst ...

Manhunters —Kelton, Elmer.
Large Print
2008
Availability: 6 of 7

"It began with a misunderstanding that exploded into a killing. In no time at all, Chacho went from being a respected horse handler to being a hunted fugitive. And there was no doubt that the law was coming for him, be...

Secrets in the hills : a Josefina mystery —Ernst, Kathleen, 1959-

In 1826, strange occurrences on eleven-year-old Josefina's New Mexican "rancho" lead the young healer to wonder if old legends of lost treasure and the wandering ghost called La Llorona may be true. Includes a Spanish gl...

The memory of light —Stork, Francisco X., author.

When Victoria Cruz wakes up in the psychiatric ward of a Texas hospital after her failed suicide attempt, she still has no desire to live, but as the weeks pass, and she meets Dr. Desai and three of the other patients, s...

Indivisible —Aleman, Daniel, author.

New York City high school student Mateo dreams of becoming a Broadway star, but his life is transformed after his parents are deported to Mexico.

Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe —Sáenz, Benjamin Alire, author.
Audiobook On CD
2013
Availability: 0 of 1

Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents, and his family that he has never asked bef...

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