Tag Archives: Latina

Review: Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina. Candlewick, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: The title is the centerpiece of this cover, as it should be. It grabs attention, reflects the story, and doesn’t … Continue reading

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Review: Sofi Mendoza’s Guide to Getting Lost in Mexico by Malin Alegria

Sofi Mendoza’s Guide to Getting Lost in Mexico by Malín Alegría. Simon & Schuster, 2007. Currently available. Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: It’s kind of cheesy, but I like it. I don’t like that we only see part of … Continue reading

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Review: The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano. Scholastic, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fiction Face Value: Powerful image that reflects the content and location of the story, and hints at one of the central metaphors in the book! Love! … Continue reading

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Review: The Wild Book by Margarita Engle

The Wild Book by Margarita Engle. Harcourt Children’s Books, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fiction, Poetry Face Value: The colors are beautiful, evocative of the setting and the wildness of Fefa’s imagination. The girl on the cover is visibly Latina, … Continue reading

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Review: Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall Lee and Low Books, 2011 (Currently Available) Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction, Poetry Face Value: Perfect. The more I look at this cover the more I’m in love with it. It’s not all that … Continue reading

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