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Latino History: For Teens and Adults
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Title: Americanos: Latino Life in the United States = La Vida Latina En Los Estados Unidos
Author: Olmos, Edward James
ISBN: 0316649147
Call Number: 305.868 O15a
Notes: A beautiful photographic essay on everyday life in Hispanic America.

 
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Title: The Latino Wave: How Hispanics Will Elect the Next American President
Author: Ramos, Jorge
ISBN: 0060572019
Call Number: 305.868 R147l
Notes: Mexican American journalist Jorge Ramos argues that Hispanics have gained enough political influence to decide the next Presidential election.

 
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Title: Mambo Kingdom: Latin Music in New York
Author: Salazar, Max
ISBN: 0825672775
Call Number: 784.5009 Sa31m
Notes: The development of Latin music in America with an emphasis on mambo and salsa.

 
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Title: Wachale! : Poetry and Prose on Growing Up Latino in the United States
Author: Stavans, Ilan (editor)
ISBN: 0812647505
Call Number: 810.9 W113s
Notes: A bilingual collection of poems, stories and other writings that celebrate the diversity of Latino culture.

 
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Title: Strangers Among Us: How Latino Immigration Is Transforming America
Author: Suro, Robert
ISBN: 0679420924
Call Number: 305.868 SU77S
Notes: An anecdotal account of the diversity of Latino immigration from Puerto Ricans in New York to Cubans in Miami and Mexicans in Los Angeles.

 
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Title: Far From Home : Latino Baseball Players in America
Author: Wendel, Tim
ISBN: 9781426202162
Call Number: 796.357 W481f
Notes: A photographic history that chronicles the journey that many Latino ball players make - from their sandlot games in their home countries to major league ball in the United States