"The acclaimed author of Gods of Jade and Shadow returns with a darkly enchanting reimagining of Gothic fantasy, in which a spirited young woman discovers the haunting secrets of a beautiful old mansion in 1950s Mexico"--
Let's Learn About MEXICO: Activity and Coloring Book (Dover Children's Activity Books) by Yuko Green
Publisher: Dover Publications
Dot-to-dots, crosswords, spot-the-differences, and dozens of other activities introduce Mexican culture to kids ages 6 and up. Puzzles and activities offer fun-filled looks at the country's geography, language, food, arts, sports, and festivals.
Mexico: Travel for kids: The fun way to discover Mexico (Travel Guide For Kids) by Dinobibi Publishing
Publisher: Independently published
Going on a family vacation to Mexico or just want to learn more about this amazing country? Make sure you get the most out of the trip with Mexico- Travel For Kids Dinobibi and Gabriella will join you in every step of the journey. You will have so much fun discovering Mexico- its history, geography, flags and symbols, wildlife, culture and more! Whether preparing for a vacation, or simply wanting to learn about Mexico, this book gives you all you need to know, fun places to visit, tasty food to try, and fun, interactive pop quizzes throughout. Come join Dinobibi and Gabriella on an adventure and DISCOVER Mexico!
American Dirt (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel by Jeanine Cummins
Publisher: Flatiron Books
También de este lado hay sueños. On this side too, there are dreams. Already being hailed as "a Grapes of Wrath for our times" and "a new American classic", American Dirt is a rare exploration into the inner hearts of people willing to sacrifice everything for a glimmer of hope. If it’s only a better life you seek, seek it elsewhere...This path is only for people who have no choice, no other option, only violence and misery behind you. And your journey will grow even more treacherous from here. Everything is working against you. —American Dirt Lydia Quixano Perez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable. Even though she knows they’ll never sell, Lydia stocks some of her all-time favorite books in her store. And then one day a man enters the shop to browse and comes up to the register with four books he would like to buy—two of them her favorites. Javier is erudite. He is charming. And, unbeknownst to Lydia, he is the jefe of the newest drug cartel that has gruesomely taken over the city. When Lydia’s husband’s tell-all profile of Javier is published, none of their lives will ever be the same. Forced to flee, Lydia and eight-year-old Luca soon find themselves miles and worlds away from their comfortable middle-class existence. Instantly transformed into migrants, Lydia and Luca ride la bestia—trains that make their way north toward the United States, which is the only place Javier’s reach doesn’t extend. As they join the countless people trying to reach el norte, Lydia soon sees that everyone is running from something. But what exactly are they running to? American Dirt will leave readers utterly changed when they finish reading it. It is a page-turner, it is a literary achievement, it is filled with poignancy, drama, and humanity on every page. It is one of the most important books for our times.
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