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Latino History: For Teens and Adults
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Title: Hispanic American Almanac: a Reference Work on Hispanics in the United States
Author: Benson, Sonia G. (editor)
ISBN: 0787625183
Call Number: 973.0468 H625aa 3rd 2003
Notes: An up-to-date reference work and statistical portrait on Latinos in the United States. Available for in-Library Reference Only.

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Title: Song of the Simple Truth: Obra Completa Poetica= The Complete Works
Author: Burgos, Julia de
ISBN: 188068425X
Call Number: 861 B915s
Notes: Lyrical poetry in English and Spanish from Puerto Rico's renowned poet.

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Title: Latino Literacy
Author: De Varona, Frank
ISBN: 0805038590
Call Number: 973.0468 D491l
Notes: Latino contributions to literature, art, theatre, dance, food, and the history of the United States.

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Title: The Puerto Rican Nation on the Move: Identities on the Island and in the United States
Author: Duany, Jorge
ISBN: 0807827045
Call Number: 972.9505 D85p
Notes: An indepth discussion on Puerto Rican identity written by an anthropologist.

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Title: The Dominican Americans
Author: Dwyer, Christopher
ISBN: 0877548722
Call Number: 973.0468 D977d
Notes: The history, culture and contributions of people from the Dominican Republic.

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Title: The Flowers
Author: Gilb, Dagoberto
ISBN: 0802118593
Call Number: Fiction
Notes: Mexican American Sonny Bravo lives with his beautiful mother in a large city where intense prejudice is not just white against black, but also brown. When Sonny's mother suddenly marries an Okie building contractor, the family moves to a small apartment building, Los Flores, with tenants from diverse backgrounds. Sonny and everyone else in the family must make adjustments to overcome their misconceptions about culture and race.

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Title: Se Habla Dinero?: the Everyday Guide to Financial Success
Author: Jimenez, Lynn
ISBN: 9780470074800
Call Number: 332.024 J564S Sp
Notes: Personal finance for Latinos, in English and Spanish.

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Title: Latino Arts and Their Influence on the United States
Author: Makosz, Rory
ISBN: 1590849388
Call Number: 700.8968M289l
Notes: Explores Latino contributions to the arts in America, with an emphasis on music and dance.

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Title: Latino Holiday Book From Cinco De Mayo to Dia De Los Muertos
Author: Menuard, Valerie
ISBN: 1569246467
Call Number: 394.2608 M521L
Notes: Hispanic holidays from Cinco de Mayo the the feast day of the Virgin of Guadelupe with traditions, recipes and crafts for each holiday.

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Title: Everything You Need To Know About Latino History
Author: Novas, Himilce
ISBN: 0452284325
Call Number: 973.0468 N857e2
Notes: Detailed information in a question-and-answer format on political, social and economic trends that affect Hispanic Americans.