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637098
Barely missing everything by Mendez, Matt 

Paperback(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2020)

BTSB #: 637098 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   
AR: 5.3 UG RC: 6.3 9-12 Lexile: 800 HL

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Best friends - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction Prejudices - Fiction Conduct of life - Fiction Family life - Texas - El Paso - Fiction El Paso (Tex.) - Fiction


Summary: Three Mexican-Americans--Juan, JD, and Fabi--each try to overcome their individual struggles as they all grapple with how to make a better life for themselves when it seems like brown lives don't matter.


9.83 *

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773674
Becoming Naomi Leon by Ryan, Pam Munoz 

Paperback(Scholastic Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 773674 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 5.4 MG RC: 5 6-8 Lexile: 830 F&P: V

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Great-grandmothers - Fiction Siblings - Fiction Family problems - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction Mexico - Fiction


Summary: When Naomi's absent mother resurfaces to claim her, Naomi runs away to Mexico with her great-grandmother and younger brother in search of her father.


6.55 *

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709670
Between us and Abuela : a family story from the border by Perkins, Mitali 

BTSB Prebound(Farrar Straus Giroux, 2019)

BTSB #: 709670 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
AR: 2.9 LG

Genres: Holidays Family Life


Subjects: Gifts - Fiction Grandmothers - Fiction Siblings - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction Christmas - Fiction


Summary: When Maria, Juan, and their mother go to the border between California and Mexico to visit their grandmother at Christmas, Maria must devise a way to get Juan's gift over the fence.


22.78 *

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693870
Bouncing back by Ostler, Scott 

Paperback(Little, Brown, 2020)

BTSB #: 693870 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.9 MG RC: 4.4 6-8 Lexile: 720 F&P: U

Subjects: Basketball - Fiction People with disabilities - Fiction Wheelchairs - Fiction Orphans - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction


Summary: Orphaned thirteen year-old Carlos learns what it truly means to be a teammate when he must help save his new wheelchair basketball team's gym from destruction.


6.55 *

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693900
Bouncing back by Ostler, Scott 

BTSB Prebound(Little, Brown, 2019)

BTSB #: 693900 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.9 MG RC: 4.4 6-8 Lexile: 720 F&P: U

Genres: Sports


Subjects: Basketball - Fiction People with disabilities - Fiction Wheelchairs - Fiction Orphans - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction


Summary: Orphaned thirteen year-old Carlos learns what it truly means to be a teammate when he must help save his new wheelchair basketball team's gym from destruction.


15.15 *

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916738
Bump by Wallace, Matt 

Paperback(HarperCollins, 2022)

BTSB #: 916738 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.4 MG

Genres: Sports Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Wrestling - Fiction Middle schools - Fiction Mother-daughter relationship - Fiction Bullying - Fiction Family life - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction


Summary: There is only one thing MJ loves: the world of professional wrestling. She especially idolizes the luchadores and the stories they tell in the ring. When MJ learns that her neighbor, Mr. Arellano, runs a wrestling school, she has a new mission in life: join the school, train hard, and become a wrestler. But trouble lies ahead. After wrestling in a showcase event, MJ attracts the attention of Mr. Arellano's enemy. There are threats to shut the school down, putting everything at risk.


6.55 *

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916740
Bump by Wallace, Matt 

BTSB Prebound(HarperCollins, 2021)

BTSB #: 916740 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.4 MG

Genres: Sports Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Wrestling - Fiction Middle schools - Fiction Mother-daughter relationship - Fiction Bullying - Fiction Family life - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction


Summary: There is only one thing MJ loves: the world of professional wrestling. She especially idolizes the luchadores and the stories they tell in the ring. When MJ learns that her neighbor, Mr. Arellano, runs a wrestling school, she has a new mission in life: join the school, train hard, and become a wrestler. But trouble lies ahead. After wrestling in a showcase event, MJ attracts the attention of Mr. Arellano's enemy. There are threats to shut the school down, putting everything at risk.


21.38 *

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677742
Chances in disguise by Noble, Diana J. 

Paperback(Pinata Books, 2021)

BTSB #: 677742 Available

Dewey: FAges: 11-16   
Lexile: 790

Subjects: Mexican Americans - Fiction Prejudices - Fiction Race relations - Fiction Trials (Homicide) - Fiction Texas - Fiction


Summary: In this sequel to Evangelina Takes Flight, the young girl who left her home during the Mexican Revolution to start over in a small Texas border town is now seventeen. She has had several years of medical training with her mentor, Doc Taylor, but when a doctor from a neighboring town finds her helping an Anglo woman in labor, he is enraged. The next day, Evangelina is arrested for murder. The racist sheriff and many of the townspeople believe Mexicans are inferior.


12.26 *

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638234
Chunky by Mercado, Yehudi 

BTSB Prebound(HarperAlley, 2021)

BTSB #: 638234 Available

Dewey: 741.5/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 2.8 MG

Subjects: Obesity - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction Jews - Fiction Imaginary playmates - Fiction Sports - Fiction Graphic novels


Summary: Hudi needs to lose weight, according to his doctors. Concerned about the serious medical issue Hudi had when he was younger, his parents push him to try out for sports. Hudi would rather not, but then he meets Chunky, his imaginary friend and mascot. Together, they decide to find the right sport. As the only Mexican and Jewish kid in his neighborhood, Hudi has found the cheerleader he never had. Chunky eventually encourages Hudi to pursue his true love--comedy. In graphic novel format.


18.58 *

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586585
ChupaCarter by Lopez, George 

BTSB Prebound(Viking, 2022)

BTSB #: 586585 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 730 F&P: V

Genres: Folk Tales, Fables, Mythology Humorous Fiction


Subjects: Mexican Americans - Fiction Grandparent-grandchild relationship - Fiction Chupacabras - Fiction Friendship - Fiction


Summary: Uprooted from his home in Los Angeles and sent to live with his cantankerous grandparents in New Mexico, twelve-year-old Jorge struggles with loneliness until he meets a new friend who happens to be a chupacabra.


21.38 *

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491808
Circuit : stories from the life of a migrant child by Jimenez, Francisco 

Paperback(University of New Mexico Press, 1997)

BTSB #: 491808 Available

Dewey: 813/SAges: 10-16   
AR: 5.3 MG RC: 5.5 6-8 Lexile: 880

Subjects: Mexican Americans - Fiction California - Fiction


Summary: A collection of stories about life in a migrant farm family.


13.90 *

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040842
Dancing home by Ada, Alma Flor 

Paperback(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2011)

BTSB #: 040842 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.9 MG RC: 7.5 3-5 Lexile: 960 F&P: S

Subjects: Mexican Americans - Fiction Family life - Fiction Cousins - Fiction Father-daughter relationship - Fiction


Summary: Margie is excited her cousin Lupe moves from Mexico to live with them in California, but Margie becomes embarrassed by her in school and jealous of her at home.


6.55 *

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638259
Dash of trouble [Love sugar magic Volume: Book 1]by Meriano, Anna 

Paperback(Walden Pond Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 638259 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.3 MG RC: 5.5 3-5 Lexile: 850

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Bakeries - Fiction Bakers - Fiction Family life - Fiction Witches - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction


Summary: Book 1--Leonora Logrono's family owns the most beloved bakery in Rose Hill, Texas, spending their days conjuring delicious cookies and cakes for any occasion. Leo hopes this might be the year she gets to help prepare for Dia de los Muertos but is still told she's too young. Sneaking out of school and down to the bakery, she discovers her mother, aunt, and four older sisters have in fact been keeping a big secret: they're brujas-witches of Mexican ancestry.


6.55 *

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638265
Dash of trouble [Love sugar magic Volume: Book 1]by Meriano, Anna 

BTSB Prebound(Walden Pond Press, 2017)

BTSB #: 638265 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.3 MG RC: 5.5 3-5 Lexile: 850

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Bakeries - Fiction Bakers - Fiction Family life - Fiction Witches - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction


Summary: Book 1--Leonora Logrono's family owns the most beloved bakery in Rose Hill, Texas, spending their days conjuring delicious cookies and cakes for any occasion. Leo hopes this might be the year she gets to help prepare for Dia de los Muertos but is still told she's too young. Sneaking out of school and down to the bakery, she discovers her mother, aunt, and four older sisters have in fact been keeping a big secret: they're brujas-witches of Mexican ancestry.


21.38 *

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731712
Desert Angel by Price, Charlie 

Paperback(Square Fish/Farrar Straus Giroux, 2014)

BTSB #: 731712 Available

Dewey: FAges: 12-18   
AR: 4.3 UG RC: 5.2 9-12 Lexile: 670 HL

Genres: Adventure Fiction Multicultural


Subjects: Survival skills - Fiction Violence - Fiction Unauthorized immigrants - Fiction Illegal immigration - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction California - Fiction


Summary: In the California desert, fourteen-year-old Angel is on the run from the man who abused her, killed her mother, and intends to kill her too.


13.11 *

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617626
Echoes of Grace by McCall, Guadalupe Garcia 

BTSB Prebound(Tu Books, 2022)

BTSB #: 617626 In Bindery

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   


Genres: Family Life Supernatural


Subjects: Sisters - Fiction Ghosts - Fiction Supernatural - Fiction Rape - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction Family life - Texas - Fiction Family life - Mexico - Fiction


Summary: On the Texas-Mexico border, eighteen-year-old Grace's relationship with her older sister Mercy is fractured when Mercy's two-year-old son dies in an accident, bringing to the surface old family traumas and literal ghosts as the family struggles to heal.


24.86 *

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215588
Efren divided by Cisneros, Ernesto 

Paperback(Harper, 2021)

BTSB #: 215588 Temp OS

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.5 MG Lexile: 710

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Deportation - Fiction Unauthorized immigrants - Fiction School stories Siblings - Fiction Twins - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction


Summary: While his father works two jobs, seventh-grader Efren Nava must take care of his twin siblings, kindergartners Max and Mia, after their mother is deported to Mexico.


6.55 *

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215591
Efren divided by Cisneros, Ernesto 

BTSB Prebound(Harper, 2020)

BTSB #: 215591 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.5 MG Lexile: 710

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Deportation - Fiction Unauthorized immigrants - Fiction School stories Siblings - Fiction Twins - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction


Summary: While his father works two jobs, seventh-grader Efren Nava must take care of his twin siblings, kindergartners Max and Mia, after their mother is deported to Mexico.


21.38 *

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677929
Evangelina takes flight by Noble, Diana J. 

BTSB Prebound(Pinata Books, 2017)

BTSB #: 677929 Available

Dewey: FAges: 11-14   
AR: 4.7 MG RC: 4.5 6-8 Lexile: 730

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Mexican Americans - Fiction Race relations - Fiction Family life - Texas - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Prejudices - Fiction Mexico - History|y1910-1920, Revolution - Fiction Texas - History|y20th century - Fiction


Summary: Having fled the rampaging revolutionaries in Mexico in 1911, thirteen-year-old Evangelina and her family face unexpected prejudice and violence in Texas.


17.16 *

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709456
First rule of punk by Perez, Celia C. 

BTSB Prebound(Viking, 2017)

BTSB #: 709456 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 4.5 MG RC: 4.2 3-5 Lexile: 670 F&P: T

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Individuality - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction Punk rock music - Fiction Bands (Music) - Fiction Middle schools - Fiction School stories Chicago (Ill.) - Fiction


Summary: Twelve-year-old Maria Luisa moves from Florida to Chicago with her mom and assembles a group of misfits at school into a band.


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