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Latino History: For Children
An introduction to Latino culture for kids.
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Title: Mama Goose : a Latino Nursery Treasury = Un Tesoro De Rimas Infantiles
Author: Ada, Alma Flor
ISBN: 0786819537
Call Number: j398.8094 Ad12m
Notes: Presents lullabies, finger plays, nursery rhymes, games, riddles, proverbs, and more in Spanish and English.

 
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Title: A Gift of Gracias : the Legend of Altagracia
Author: Alvarez, Julia
ISBN: 0375924256
Call Number: jE
Notes: Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm in the Dominican Republic, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.

 
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Title: Charro: the Mexican Cowboy
Author: Anacona, George
ISBN: 0152010475
Call Number: j972 An223c
Notes: Attractive photographs illustrate the stories and traditions of the Mexicon cowboy.

 
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Title: Senor Cat's Romance and Other Favorite Stories From Latin America
Author: Gonzalez, Lucia M.
ISBN: 0590485377
Call Number: j398.2 G5893s
Notes: A collection of popular tales told to young children in places such as Argentina, Cuba, Colombia, Nicaragua, and Mexico.

 
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Title: Little Gold Star = Estrellita De Oro
Author: Hayes, Joe
ISBN: 0938317490
Notes: In this Hispanic version of the Cinderella story, Arcia gets a gold star on her forehead and wins the attention of the wealthy prince with the help of a talking cat.

 
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Title: Three Kings Day: A Celebration at Christmastime
Author: Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane
Publisher: Holiday House
ISBN: 0823418391
Call Number: j263.915 H856t
Notes: An introduction to the history and customs surrounding Three Kings Day, which is celebrated on January 6th.

 
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Title: The Changing Face of America: Hispanic Roots, Hispanic Pride
Author: Kent, Deborah
ISBN: 1592961436
Call Number: j973.0468 K414c
Notes: The history and diversity of Hispanic American culture.

 
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Title: Mama Does the Mambo
Author: Leiner, Katherine
ISBN: 078680646X
Call Number: jFiction
Notes: Following the death of her Papa, Sophia fears that her Mama will never find another dancing partner for Carnival.

 
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Title: A Ticket to Puerto Rico
Author: Milivojevic, JoAnn
ISBN: 1575051443
Call Number: j972.95 N599pr
Notes: Learn about the customs of Puerto Rico in this colorful travel book.

 
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Title: Dona Flor : A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman With a Big Heart
Author: Mora, Pat
Publisher: Knopf (2005)
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 0375823379
Call Number: j
Notes: This tall tale about a woman's love and concern for her neighbors is filled with flavors and smells of the American Southwest.