of the United States: Latin American
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LATINO
HISTORY. By Himilce Novas. What are the halls of Montezuma? Why should
we remember the Alamo? Are Irish Potatoes a gift from the inca? Using an
acessible, lively question-and-answer format, the author describes the
contributions of Spaniards, Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Cuban, Dominicans,
and Central and South Americans. This revisef edition also covers
California Prosposition 187 and the key roles Latina women now play in
politics and the arts.
FOCUS ON HISPANIC AMERICANS. A reproducible
resource with 29 brief biographical sketches, extension activities, and
worksheets celebrating the achievements of the Hispanic Americans.
MEXICAN-AMERICAN FOLKLORE: Legends,
Songs, Festivals, Proverbs, Crafts, Tales of Saints, of Revolutionaries,
and More. filled with entertaining and illuminating examples, this
comprehensive look at Mexican-American folklore covers folk speech and
naming, riddles, beliefs and superstitutions, foods, architecture, and
customs. Teacher resouce.
SPANISH-AMERICAN FOLKTALES. By
Teresa Pijoan de Van Ellen. This collection of 28 short tales is
a rich and varied sampling of Spanish- American literary culture.
Works such as 'Leaf Monster', which chronicles the antics of a crafty coyote,
capture the writ, preservance, cleverness, and humor reflecting the spanish
experience on the North American continent. Grade 4 and up.
AMERICANOS: LATINO LIFE IN THE UNITED
STATES/ LA Vida Latina en los Estados Unidos. Introduction by Carlos
Fuentes. "When you see this book, you will see America", writes Edward
James Olmos in his stirring preface to this beautifully rendered photo
documentary. Accompanied by poems, essays, and brief commentary in
both English and Spanish, the far-ranging photographs depict a wide spectrum
MEXICO. An appealing activity
book converting the history culture, geograhpy, and people of Mexico.
Each topic features a one-page reading followed by three pages of activities.
LATIN AMERICA TODAY. 1997 Revised
Edition. A reproducible atlas. Includes tables, maps and graphs
depicting the regions size, population, commoditiies, cities, energy, demographic
HISPANIC AMERICAN HERITAGE. Teacher
Created Materials, 1995. Reprinted, 1999. This is a complete
resource book that feature the cultural heritage of Hispanics living within
the United States. It includes ideas, materials, and activities that
can be used with students in intermediate grades and middle school.
PORTRAITS OF MEXICAN AMERICANS.
By Theresa Perez. Good Apple, Carthage, IL, 1991. Explores
the lives of over fifteen individuals and groups of Mexican Americans and
their contributions to society. Each unit contains biographical/historical
information followed by a variety of reproducible activity sheets.
For Grades 4-8.