Books tagged: minority studies

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Journey of Hope, Memoirs of a Mexican Girl
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 40,680. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2010 by Claude Rosay. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Journey of Hope, Memoirs of a Mexican Girl is the autobiography of a Mexican girl who immigrates illegally to Los Angeles, California in the 1970's. Rosalina recounts her early childhood memories in a small town surrounded by farms in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico. Follow along the journey taken by one Mexican girl whose love for learning and appreciation for America will touch your heart.
Alex Haley's Roots: An Author's Odyssey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1977, following the airing of the mega hit television mini-series Roots, its author, Alex Haley, became America’s newest “folk hero." His book was a best seller, a story had captivated the world. Alex Haley was on his way to becoming the most successful author until it all fell apart. Henig investigates the unraveling of one of America’s most successful yet enigmatic authors.
Orange Island Review
Series: Orange Island Review. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,960. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
If you find yourself wondering about the relevance of verse in the age of the tweet, to take a peek at what this journal has to offer: a great read and insight on the ideas and concerns and "deep feels" of high-school students all over the country. Also included, an interview with Inaugural poet Richard Blanco, and the winners of the South Florida High School Poetry Contest.