Latina and Latino Voices in Literature

Latina and Latino Voices in Literature

Lives and Works

Book - 2003
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This award-winning resource, newly-revised and expanded, celebrates the lives and works of Latina/o writers.
This revised edition of an award-winning resource celebrates the lives and works of 35 Latina and Latino authors who write for today's young readers. Expanded to include 12 additional authors, updated information on the original 23 authors profiled, and 135 new titles, this comprehensive reference tool helps teachers, librarians, and parents stay current on one of the most dynamic areas of contemporary literature.

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For educators, librarians, and parents, Day (children's literature, Sonoma State U., California) profiles 35 Latina\o writers and 135 of their works that are suitable for young readers. She introduces the reference with an essay on evaluating books for bias; and appends lists of relevant awards, holidays, suggestions for activities, and resources. The first edition, for which no date is noted, covered 23 authors. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
Edition: Updated and expanded
ISBN: 9780313323942
Characteristics: xx, 353 p. : ports. ; 26 cm


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