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Wáchale! : poetry and prose about growing up Latino in America

Author: Kurt Vargö; Ilan Stavans
Publisher: Chicago : Cricket Books, 2001. ©2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A bilingual collection of poems, stories, and other writings which celebrates diversity among Latinos.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wáchale!
Chicago : Cricket Books, 2001
(OCoLC)656473477
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Vargö; Ilan Stavans
ISBN: 0812647505 9780812647501
OCLC Number: 47805122
Language Note: Text in English and Spanish.
Notes: "A Marcato book."
Jacket art by Kurt Vargo.
Target Audience: ages 11 to 14.
Description: xiii, 146 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Rapido, rapido: Jac$in$the$bag / Rosaura Sanchez --
Kennedy in the barrio / Judith Ortiz Cofer --
My Cuban body / Carolina Hospital --
Talking to the Rio Grande / Cecilio Garcia-Camarillo --
Mexicans begin jogging / Gary Soto --
La Llorona / Alcina Lubitch Domecq --
Rootas: Simple verses / Jose Marti --
Deportee / Martin Hoffman and Woody Guthrie --
Black dance / Luis Pales Matos --
Tio patricio / Jovita Gonzalez --
Kipling and I / Jesus Colon --
Life, trial, and death of Aurelio Pompa / Manuel Gamio --
P'atras y p'alante: Frutas / Ricardo Pau-Llosa --
Ricochet / Virgil Suarez --
Coca-Cola and coco frio / Martin Espada --
The Jewish cemetery in Guanabacoa / Ruth Behar --
Corazon del corrido / Pat Mora --
Starfish / Dionisio D. Martinez --
Oy! What a holiday! / Ilan Stavans --
Sweet fifteen / Rolando Hinojosa-Smith --
Speakin' la voz: Harlem River kiss / Willie Perdomo --
Mi problema / Michele Serros --
La vida loca / Luis J. Rodriguez --
Sugarcane / Achy Obejas --
The lemon story / Alberto Alvaro Rios --
'Twas the night / Maria Eugenia Morales --
Dear Rosita / Nash Candelaria --
Child of the Americas / Aurora Levins Morales --
Fragmentos / Demetria Martinez.
Responsibility: edited by Ilan Stavans.

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A bilingual collection of poems, stories, and other writings which celebrates diversity among Latinos.

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