Books tagged: bicultural

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Legacy of an Ex-Slave, in Poetry, The Arts of Screaming
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Price: $2.09 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
It is extremely difficult to open a discussion on race, even today in America, with the election of an Afro-American President. I cannot and thus, will not try. However, through my poetry here in Legacy of an Ex-slave, I will express my views on matters of race. Slavery is a topic that is difficult to talk about, but out of the due respect for those for who were enslaved, we must!
No Tildes on Tuesday
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Isabella never wanted to learn to speak Spanish. But when her parents announce that they are moving the family to a predominantly Mexican-American neighborhood, Isabella becomes desperately afraid that she won’t be able to fit in and grudgingly agrees to start Spanish lessons with her abuela.
Palabras in Each Fist
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Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
These poems twirl their skirts as they explore bi-cultural identity, growing up, a young mother's struggles, and the limits of language. Half Guatemalan and half Anglo, the speaker worries about "black-topped boys with butterscotch skin" who whistle at her, but loves how flowers "explode into curls of crepe." She doesn't understand Spanish or why tragedy jabs into our lives, but still she sings.