Books tagged: latino characters

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Human Cargo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,530. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dynamic, Hispanic PI Inez Leon teams up with Kiril Levertov, gaining access to Pasadena’s Russian community in order to find a missing family. She uncovers a culture of underground nightclubs and virtual slavery, as well the high price of a passage into this country. It’s up to Inez to find and free the trio.
Migas en las escaleras: Un misterio
Series: Bilingual Spanish Children's Books · Spanish Children's Books, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: Spanish. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
Includes Spanish pronunciation guide in English ¿De dónde vienen estas migas? ¿Quién está dejando migas en todas partes?! Otro misterio divertido por Karl Beckstrand. Toda la familia va a reírse aprendiendo a contar, y sobre el valor de compartir.
Danny Ain't
Series: San Puerco Trilogy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Danny is a boy living alone in a trailer with no money and little food. Then the coyotes come to visit. Coyotes are tricksters. Coyotes are clever survivors. So is Danny as he learns what kind of human being he truly is — and what kind he ain't. "A finely crafted story. The characters are enormously appealing." — School Library Journal
The Song of the Goldencocks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,130. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Historical » General
"After the end of World War II, high-ranking Nazi officials escaped Europe with the help of Argentina's Juan Domingo Peron in order to avoid the Nuremberg trials. While carting loot they stole from Holocaust victims, the officials spread their ruthless military tactics among Latin American paramilitary units, resulting in hundreds of thousands of kidnappings and deaths over the years.
Diego's Dragon, Book Three: Battle at Tenochtitlan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,060. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
An Evil Spirit, Haunted Weapons, and a Race to Save Diego’s Ancestors. The battle at Tenochtitlan throws Magnifico’s forces against the conquerors of the New World. The weapons of the Spanish fleet, skillfully altered by the Dark Lord, threaten the mighty dragons of the sun in a ferocious struggle to save Diego’s people.
Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,280. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Were you born stupid?” is a phrase I often heard my father ask me as the eldest of his seven children. This memoir is of what now seems an enchanted childhood, written through a boy’s eyes, set in the 1950’s through 70’s, growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It relates the trials and triumphs of a large Hispanic family, a life abundantly joyful, at times brutal.