Books tagged: mexican american

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My Trip to the Land of Gandhi: A Mexican-American's Journey to the Legacy of Nonviolent Resistance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
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A memoir about a Mexican mother’s son growing up in poverty in America and his pursuit of the human right to education through the legacy of Gandhian nonviolence. Erik Olson Fernández’s journey and his strategic insights are a call to action to finish the “unfinished business” of the 1960s with a nonviolent struggle for the human right to quality free public education in the Americas.
Fronteras
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,730. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
In Max Espinoza's gritty story, we see life through the eyes of Rodolfo and Gabrièl, two Mexicanos with dreams of finding a better life for themselves. Each man faces his own inner demons while navigating a world where Gringos hate you, Chicanos disown you, and 'La Migra' is a constant threat.
Dreams of the Departed
Series: The Moon Cried Blood, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Moon Cried Blood chronicle continues with "Dreams of the Departed". For Tisha Gordon, it is a family reunion. For her mother Joy, it is a homecoming. Things seem to have calmed down in both of their lives, but things are still not all wine and roses for the Gordon family. Joy has had a disturbing premonition and fears the worse, while Nana Letty is being stalked by a California condor, a death
Bloodlines
Series: The Moon Cried Blood, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Moon Cried Blood Saga continues as young Tisha Gordon travels across country with her great-great-grandmother Letty and learns both her fate and her history. Meanwhile, her estranged mother, Joy, is on a journey of her own. Will mother and daughter be reunited? Are Tisha's tragedies finally at an end, or are they only just beginning. Who is this mysterious Nana Letty, and what is the secret sh
Legend of the Luna
Series: The Moon Cried Blood, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
It is said that the Wolf may howl at the Moon, but the Moon never howls at the Wolf. In gritty urban Los Angeles in 1975, 13 year old Leticia Gordon is forced to come to terms with the tragic death of her stepmother and baby sister, fear she’ll wind up in foster care, and the sudden revelation she belongs to a long line of powerful witches known as Lunae. Introduction by Y.A. Author Greg Wilkey
V for Victory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,790. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
Miguel Montoya feels left behind. His older siblings are doing their part for the war effort, but all he’s allowed to do is stock shelves in the family grocery store and watch his little nephew. All of that changes when he meets a wounded veteran who needs his help, and on the day his family needs him most, it is Miguel who must do his part to save his nephew.
Petra's Pecado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,570. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Austin Editing. Categories: Plays » Caribbean & Latin American
Petra's Pecado, a two-act, bilingual comedy, is a heart-warming tale of love and that everyday miracle we call friendship.
Hang On Jack: One Pig's Tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,910. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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“Hang on Jack” is the story of a problem-plagued, slacker teen who finds a new friend in Newton, a genius pig. Newton goes to Jack’s new middle school as his seeing-eye pig. Together, they conquer high school classes, make a splash in the teen social scene, defuse racial tensions on campus, and dig their family out of despair. Newton starts catching criminals and becomes a local hero.
Santa Muerte
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 by Post Mortem Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Ariana Molina is a high school student in Chicago and life is quiet until she begins to have visions of a veiled skeletal figure that asking for her policeman father. Struggling with gruesome ghosts, and being suspicious of suspected gang members that have moved in across the street, Ari soon becomes the target of the drug cartels and their black magic cult of Santa Muerte.
Forbidden Liaisons - Twilight of Medicine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,350. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A teenager tells her mother that she plans to become sexually active. She is given an unpublished semi-autographical novel her physician-father wrote twenty years ago. It depicts the happenings in a failing Philadelphia hospital, including staff indiscretions. She then realizes that revealed past liaisons could ruin friendships among families, including her circle of friends.