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Latina and Latino voices in literature : lives and works

Author: Frances Ann Day
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated and expandedView all editions and formats
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"This award-winning resource celebrates the lives and works of 35 Latina and Latino authors who write for today's young readers. The revised edition includes 12 additional authors, updated information on the 23 authors originally profiled and 135 new titles, helping teachers, librarians, and parents stay current on one of the most dynamic areas of contemporary literature." "Biographical essays include quotes,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Biography
Bibliographies
Biography Bibliography
Bibliographie
Biographies Bibliographie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Ann Day
ISBN: 0313323941 9780313323942
OCLC Number: 50166781
Description: xx, 353 pages : portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Evaluating Books for Bias --
Lives and Works --
Alma Flor Ada --
Francisco X. Alarcon --
Isabel Allende --
Julia Alvarez --
Rudolfo Anaya --
George Ancona --
Gloria Anzaldua --
Irene Beltran-Hernandez --
Carmen T. Bernier-Grand --
Diane Gonzales Bertrand --
Alberto Blanco --
Maria Cristina Brusca --
Omar Castaneda --
Ana Castillo --
Denise Chavez --
Sandra Cisneros --
Judith Ortiz Cofer --
Lulu Delacre --
Cristina Garcia --
Carmen Lomas Garza --
Juan Felipe Herrera --
Lyll Becerra de Jenkins --
Francisco Jimenez --
Ofelia Dumas Lachtman --
Victor Martinez --
Nicholasa Mohr --
Pat Mora --
Michael Nava --
Luis J. Rodriguez --
Esmeralda Santiago --
Gary Soto --
Jan Romero Stevens --
Leyla Torres --
Gloria Velasquez --
Victor Villasenor.
Responsibility: Frances Ann Day.
Local System Bib Number:
1272014

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This award-winning resource, newly-revised and expanded, celebrates the lives and works of Latina/o writers.  Read more...
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"Useful for teachers and librarians to have when evaluating children's books dealing with other cultures....As communities experience an influx of the Latino population, this resource can be useful Read more...

 
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