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  Nuestras Voces : Bilingual Poetry
Una coleccio´n de poemas en ingle´s y espan~ol por estudiantes que asisten en el Center for Training and Careers.
1 v. 2005
Spanish Teen Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Red Hot Salsa : Bilingual Poems On Being Young and Latino in the United States Red Hot Salsa : Bilingual Poems On Being Young and Latino in the United States
RESUMEN: Joven poetas latino nos dicen, en ingles y espan~ol, que son, do´nde esta´n y que esperan en el futuro. SUMMARY: Young Latino poets tell us, in English and in Spanish, who they are, where they are, and what their hopes are for the future.
140 p. 2005
Spanish Teen Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Voices in First Person Voices in First Person
A collection of brief fictional pieces about the experiences of Latinos in the United States, by such writers as Sandra Cisneros, Gary Soto, Oscar Hijuelos, and others.
84 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Sweet 15 Adler, Emily
Sweet 15
Shortly before her fifteenth birthday, Destiny Lozada's traditional Puerto Rican mother and feminist older sister hijack her quincean~era, each pushing her own agenda and ignoring the possibility that Destiny, a skateboarding tomboy, might have her own ideas about the coming-of-age ritual she is about to participate in.
240 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: She's Got Game Chambers, Veronica
She's Got Game
Binky Mortimer is in need of a quincean~era planner, so Alicia, Carmen, Jamie, and Gaz quickly agree to help her out. But they soon begin to wonder if the price is too high. Binky's brother, Dash, is very into Jamie. Will she be able to push aside her doubts about dating a guy from another world and get swept off her feet? Or will her insecurities end up costing Amigas Inc. their biggest client yet?
247 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Party Girl Ewing, Lynne
Party Girl
The death of her best friend Ana in a drive-by shooting causes fifteen-year-old Kata to question her position in the Los Angeles gang life.
110 p. 1998
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Benito Runs Fontes, Justine
Benito Runs
Benito's father, Xavier, returns from Iraq after more than a year suffering from PTSD--post-traumatic stress disorder--and yells constantly. He causes such a scene at a school function that Benny is embarrased to go back to Southside High. Benny can't handle seeing his dad so crazy, so he decides to run away. Will Benny find a new life, or will he learn how to deal with his dad--through good times and bad?
104 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: No More Us for You Hernandez, David
No More Us for You
Isabel and Carlos, both seventeen, find themselves growing closer after an unexpected accident forces them to confront both the harshness and the beauty of life.
281 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Fight Karre, Elizabeth
The Fight
Bella doesn't know if Dominic was gay or not, but she knows he was bullied. And she knows the adults who could have helped didn't because of some stupid policy. Now Dominic's dead. And he's not the only one in the district. Somebody should do something, right? It's never been Bella's thing to stand up for a cause, but for some reason, this fight has become her fight.
127 p. 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Rogelia's House of Magic Martinez Wood, Jamie
Rogelia's House of Magic
Marina and Fern, eager to learn magic just for fun, convince Xochitl to ask her grandmother, a curandera, to teach them, and as her apprentices the three learn about casting spells, healing, and life.
300 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book MARTINEZ
  Cover Art: Ambitious McKayhan, Monica
Ambitious
When Marisol Garcia, a new student at a competitive performing arts high school, is chosen to take part in a dance contest, she becomes obsessed with winning and risks losing her friends, her good grades, and her place at the school.
234 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Luminous Metcalf, Dawn
Luminous
Sixteen-year-old Consuela suddenly and inexplicably finds herself in the parallel universe of the Flow, where she and other teens with extraordinary abilities safeguard a world where they no longer belong.
367 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Carmen : an Urban Adaptation of the Opera Myers, Walter Dean
Carmen : an Urban Adaptation of the Opera
A policeman's obsessive love for a tempestuous wig factory worker ends in tragedy in this updated version of Bizet's Carmen, set in Spanish Harlem, and told in screenplay format.
1 v. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: We Were Here Pena, Matt de la
We Were Here
Haunted by the event that sentences him to time in a group home, Miguel breaks out with two unlikely companions and together they begin their journey down the California coast hoping to get to Mexico and a new life.
357 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Efrain's Secret Quintero, Sofia
Efrain's Secret
Ambitious high school senior and honor student Efrain Rodriguez makes some questionable choices in pursuit of his dream to escape the South Bronx and attend an Ivy League college.
265 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Illegal Restrepo, Bettina
Illegal
Nora, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl, faces the challenges of being an illegal immigrant in Texas when she and her mother cross the border in search of Nora's father.
251 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Latino Minnesota Roethke, Leigh
Latino Minnesota
Migrants, immigrants, and their U.S.-born children have added to the economic, cultural, and social fabric of Minnesota for nearly a century. Today, Latino Minnesota includes a variety of people from many nations contributing in every sector of society.
128 p. 2007
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Bait Sanchez, Alex
Bait
Diego keeps getting into trouble because of his explosive temper until he finally finds a probation officer who helps him get to the root of his anger so that he can stop running from his past.
239 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Lost Schraff, Anne E.
The Lost
What is Paul Morales hiding? Pretty and popular Carmen Ibarra is excited when Paul asks her on a date. But she has to convince her family that Paul is respectable, a difficult task considering his gangbanger friends. Will bad-boy Paul break Carmen's heart or is he the real deal?
198 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Accidental Love Soto, Gary
Accidental Love
After unexpectedly falling in love with a "nerdy" boy, fourteen-year-old Marisa works to change her life by transferring to another school, altering some of her behavior, and losing weight.
179 p. 2006
Teen Fiction Book
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