Duncan Tonatiuh
Website:www.duncantonatiuh.com
 
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
 
Most recent address:New York City, NY    
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884826
Danza! : Amalia Hernandez and el Ballet Folklorico de Mexico by Tonatiuh, Duncan 

BTSB Prebound(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017)

BTSB #: 884826 Available

Dewey: 792.8092/BAges: 6-10   
AR: 6 MG RC: 6.3 3-5 Lexile: 980 F&P: S

Subjects: Hernandez, Amalia,|d1917-2000 Ballet Folklorico de Mexico Mexican folk dancing Dancers


Summary: The inspirational story of dancer Amalia Hernandez, founder of Mexico's Folkloric Ballet.


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884823
Feathered serpent and the five suns : a Mesoamerican creation myth by Tonatiuh, Duncan 

BTSB Prebound(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2020)

BTSB #: 884823 Available

Dewey: 398.2/NAges: 5-9   


Subjects: Quetzalcoatl - (Mesoamerican deity) Aztec mythology Aztec gods - Fiction Quests (Expeditions) - Fiction


Summary: This pre-Columbian creation myth tells the story of Quetzalcoatl, or the Feathered Serpent, one of the most important deities in ancient Mesoamerica and his quest to create humankind. The gods tried to make humans during each sun, or age, but each time failed. So when they grew tired, only one did not give up: Quetzalcoatl.


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Princess and the warrior : a tale of two volcanoes by Tonatiuh, Duncan 

BTSB Prebound(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2016)

BTSB #: 884839 Available

Dewey: 398.2/NAges: 6-9   
AR: 4.3 LG RC: 4.7 3-5 Lexile: 770

Subjects: Folklore - Mexico Princesses - Fiction Warriors - Fiction


Summary: Princess Izta had many wealthy suitors but dismissed them all. When a mere warrior, Popoca, promised to be true to her and stay always by her side, Izta fell in love. The emperor promised Popoca if he could defeat their enemy Jaguar Claw, then Popoca and Izta could wed. When Popoca was near to defeating Jaguar Claw, his opponent sent a messenger to Izta saying Popoca was dead. Izta fell into a deep sleep and, upon his return, even Popoca could not wake her. As promised Popoca stayed by her side.


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884833
Separate is never equal : Sylvia Mendez & her family's fight for desegregation by Tonatiuh, Duncan 

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BTSB #: 884833 Available

Dewey: 379.2/NAges: 6-9   
AR: 5.1 LG RC: 4.6 K-2 Lexile: 870 AD F&P: T

Subjects: Mendez, Sylvia,|d1936- - Childhood and youth School integration Latinos (U.S.) - Education Latinos (U.S.) - Civil rights Civil rights movements - United States - History|y20th century


Summary: Years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez, an eight-year-old girl of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage, played an instrumental role in Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark desegregation case of 1946 in California.


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Soldier for equality : Jose de la Luz Saenz and the Great War by Tonatiuh, Duncan 

BTSB Prebound(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2019)

BTSB #: 884844 Available

Dewey: 940.4/BAges: 6-9   
AR: 5.3 LG Lexile: 860

Subjects: Saenz, Jose de la Luz,|d1888-1953 United States.|bArmy.|bRegiment, 360th - Biography World War, 1914-1918 - Mexican American participation Mexican Americans - Texas - Biography Civil rights workers - Texas - Biography


Summary: The story of Mexican American WWI hero Jose de la Luz Saenz.


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