Friday, April 8, 2016

Libros Nuevos


Now that I've exhausted my Spanish abilities, I thought I could keep going with something I do know about - the new books we have in the library that may have an Hispanic tint!

Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras by Duncan Tonatiuh
A brief biography of nineteenth-century Mexican printer and artist José Guadalupe "Lupe" Posada, who was best known as the creator of the calaveras, pictures of skeletons doing various activities, that are an integral part of the Day of the Dead celebrations in present day Mexico.

Mango, Abuela, and Me by Meg MedinaMia's Abuela has left her sunny house with parrots and palm trees to live with Mia and her parents in the city. The night she arrives, Mia tries to share her favorite book with Abuela before they go to sleep and discovers that Abuela can't read the words inside

Maximilian and the Bingo Rematch: A Lucha Libre Sequel by Xavier Garza
Everybody is fighting in sixth-grader Maximilian's world as his elderly aunts battle for the Queen Bingo trophy, his masked uncles wrestle for the tag-team title of the world, and his sweetheart and the "new girl" battle for Max's heart.

Low Riders in Space by Cathy Camper
Lupe, Flapjack, and Elirio customize their car into a low rider for the Universal Car Competition to win the cash prize that will enable them to buy their own garage.

Red Hot Salsa edited by Lori Marie Carlson
Presents a collection of poems written in both Spanish and English on being young and Latino living up in the United States.

There are many other new books, ebooks, audiobooks, and videos we have added to our collection in the past month or so. You can always see what is new, what is popular, and everything we have by visiting and choosing the appropriate building. Students can login to Destiny using their normal username and their lunch code for their password. 

If you have any trouble or would like more information, please contact me at aolson[@]

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