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Red hot salsa : bilingual poems on being young and Latino in the United States
Carlson, Lori M.
Teen Nonfiction PS591.H58 R43 2005

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ContentsPage
Editor's Notep. xi
Introductionp. xv
Language, idenlily
Spanish: El espanolp. 2
I Am from Quisquella la Bella: Soy de Quisquella la bellap. 8
The Hands: Las manosp. 10
My Shortest Food Poem: Mi poema a la comida mas cortop. 14
I Am Who I Am, So What: Soy como soy y quep. 16
My Graduation Speechp. 22
Invisible Boundaries: Limites invisiblesp. 24
Neighborhoods
New in New York: Nueva en Nueva Yorkp. 28
Beloved Spic: Amado Spicp. 30
Armitage Street: Calle Armitagep. 32
Life in el Barrio: La vida en el barriop. 36
Leaving Ybor City: Dejando Ybor Cityp. 40
Tumbling Through My Tumbaburrop. 46
Calling All Chamacos!p. 47
Amor
Love: amorp. 50
Fill My World with Music: Llena mi mundo con musicap. 52
Your Eyes: Tus ojosp. 54
First Kiss: El primer besop. 58
El Parpadeo: El parpadeop. 60
In Virginia Woods Near Leesburg: En los bosques de Virginia cerca de Lessburgp. 62
Prom Poem for Jorge Barroso: Poema de baile de graduacion para Jorge Barrosop. 66
Upon Knowing You: Al conocertep. 70
Bilingual Love Poem: Poema de amor bilinguep. 72
Family moments, memories
Tia Chucha: Tia Chuchap. 76
Martin and My Father: Martin y mi padrep. 82
Dead Pig's Revenge: La venganza del chancho muertop. 86
At a Peach Orchard in Virginia: En una granja de duraznos en Virginiap. 96
The Pinata Painted with a Face Like Mine: La pinata pintada con una cara como la miap. 100
Saturdays Set Within Memory: Sabado aferrado a la memoriap. 104
This Is for Mamacita: Esto es para mamacitap. 106
Victory
Triumph: El triunfop. 112
In a Minute: En un minutop. 114
Piece by Piece: Pedazo a pedazop. 116
Ode to the Tortilla: Oda a la tortillap. 118
The Journey That We Are: El viaje que somosp. 122
Look to the Sun: Mira al solp. 124
For Bert Coronap. 126
Glossaryp. 127
Biographical Notesp. 133


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