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Soledad Sigh Sighs

Author : Rigoberto González
ISBN : 0892391804
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Soledad's friends help her discover the many things that she can do to entertain herself when she is alone in her apartment.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Ethnic Literary Traditions In American Children S Literature

Author : M. Stewart
ISBN : 9780230101524
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 54.42 MB
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Esteemed contributors expand the range of possibilities for reading, understanding, and teaching children's literature as ethnic literature rather than children's literature in this ambitious collection.
Category: Literary Criticism

Voices Of Resistance

Author : Laura Alamillo
ISBN : 9781475834055
Genre : Education
File Size : 65.24 MB
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This edited volume offers an interdisciplinary and expansive analysis of [email protected] children’s literature in light of current political, social, and cultural trends.
Category: Education

Hurricanes And Carnivals

Author : Lee Gutkind
ISBN : 0816526257
Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 56.13 MB
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ÒIn Mexico,Ó writes Ilan Stavans in the introduction to this provocative new collection on Mexican culture and politics, Ò [the essay] is embraced as passionately as a sport.Ó While the American essay may be personal and confessional or erudite and academic, it is presumed to be truthful. By contrast, the Mexican essay pushes the boundaries between fact and fiction as writers seek to make their opinions heardÑin literary journals, in newspapers, and even on cereal boxes. ÒWhat is real and what isnÕt in a Mexican essay, only God knows,Ó concludes Stavans. In Hurricanes and Carnivals, Lee Gutkind, a pioneer in the teaching of creative nonfiction, brings together fifteen essays by Mexican, Mexican American, and Latin American writers that push the boundaries of style and form, showing that navigating ÒtruthÓ is anything but clear-cut. Although creative nonfiction is widely thought to be an American art form, this collection proves otherwise. By blending fact and fiction, story and fantasy, history and mythology, these writers and others push the bounds of the essay to present a vision of Mexico rarely seen from this side of the border. Addressing topics that include immigration, politics, ecology, violence, family, and sexuality, they take literary license on a whirlwind adventure. C. M. Mayo shows us Mexico City as seen through the eyes of her pug, Picadou; Juan Villoro examines modern Mexico through the lens of demography; Homero Aridjis uses the plight of nesting sea turtles to document a slowly changing Mexican attitude toward natural resources; and Sam Quinones documents the decline of beauty-queen addiction in Mazatl‡n and tells us about the flower festivals where, according to lore, only two things matter: hurricanes and carnivals. For readers interested in a literary view of contemporary Mexico, as well as students of the creative nonfiction genre, this volume is essential
Category: Literary Collections

Crossing Vines

Author : Rigoberto González
ISBN : 080613528X
Genre : Fiction
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Migrant grape pickers in California's Caliente Valley confront personal battles with alcoholism, abuse, infidelity, and homosexuality.
Category: Fiction

Contemporary Authors

Author : Gale Group
ISBN : 0787667013
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 64.85 MB
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Your practical guides to SharePoint 2010 planning, deployment, and administration Get your business collaboration platform up and running smoothly with this two-in-one administrator's toolkit. Plan and deploy your SharePoint 2010 implementation with the Administrator's Companion. Then, get the ready answers you need for day-to-day SharePoint administration with the Administrator's Pocket Consultant—ideal whether you’re at your desk or in the field. The two books included in this kit are: Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administrator’s Companion This indispensable, single-volume reference details the features, components, and capabilities of SharePoint 2010. Gain the real-world insights, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics you need for on-the-job results. Plan server-farm topology and information architecture Walk though installation and upgrade procedures Configure and integrate Microsoft SQL Server® 2008 Build and manage web applications and site collections Design and administer site-search services Get scenario-based guidance for scaling out services Implement an Enterprise Content Management solution Administer information-management policies Apply best practices for security, data protection, and disaster recovery Streamline administration with Windows PowerShell® Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide delivers the focused information you need for daily SharePoint 2010 administration. Zero in on core commands and techniques using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. Install or upgrade to SharePoint 2010 Configure core server-farm operations Build and manage Web applications and site collections Administer Enterprise Content Management Set up document and information management policies Configure and scale your site search services Test and implement security settings Use Windows PowerShell cmdlets Conduct backups and recovery
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Multicultural Review

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105063867092
Genre : Cultural pluralism
File Size : 90.66 MB
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Category: Cultural pluralism

Best Books For Children

Author : Catherine Barr
ISBN : 1591580854
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 34.85 MB
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Offers reviews and recommendations of over 25,000 titles for children, and includes brief annotations, bibliographic data, and review citations.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

School Library Journal

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ISBN : PSU:000054862524
Genre : Children's libraries
File Size : 49.3 MB
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Category: Children's libraries

Men Without Bliss

Author : Rigoberto González
ISBN : 9780806185620
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 79.5 MB
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In cities and fields, Mexican American men are leading lives of quiet desperation. In this collection of thirteen startling stories, Rigoberto González weaves complex portraits of Latinos leading ordinary, practically invisible lives while navigating the dark waters of suppressed emotion—true-to-life characters who face emotional hurt, socioeconomic injustice, indignities in the workplace, or sexual repression. But because their culture expects men to symbolize power and control, they dare not risk succumbing to displays of weakness. González shines an empathetic light into the shadows of Mexican culture to portray characters who suffer in silence—men both straight and gay who must come to terms with their grief, loneliness, and pain. By exploring the private moments of men trapped inside unforgiving stereotypes, he critiques long-held assumptions of Latino behavior. He shows us individuals who must break out of various closets to become fully realized adults, and makes us feel the emotional pain of men in a culture that recognizes only the pain and hardship of women. Men without Bliss conveys the silent suffering of all men, not just Latinos. It will open readers’ eyes to unexpected facets of Latino culture, and perhaps of their own lives.
Category: Fiction

The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UCSD:31822032002537
Genre : American literature
File Size : 22.89 MB
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Category: American literature

Something About The Author

Author : Thomson Gale
ISBN : 0787688037
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 48.68 MB
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Series covers individuals ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources, and photographs.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Cr Ticas

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ISBN : UOM:39015079399260
Genre : Books
File Size : 79.72 MB
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Author :
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123021334
Genre : Latin America
File Size : 28.34 MB
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Category: Latin America

Creative Nonfiction

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ISBN : PSU:000050848607
Genre : American prose literature
File Size : 73.41 MB
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Category: American prose literature

2004 Artist S And Graphic Designer S Market

Author : Mary Cox
ISBN : 1582971846
Genre : Art
File Size : 27.95 MB
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Offering a valuable resource for artists and illustrators, this standard reference for graphic designers and artists looking to market their work and services contains up-to-date entries on potential contacts, along with submission information, requirements, insider tips, phone and fax numbers, email addresses, and guidance on how much to charge for freelancing. Original. 35,000 first printing.
Category: Art