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The Resource Under the mesquite, Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Under the mesquite, Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Label
Under the mesquite
Title
Under the mesquite
Statement of responsibility
Guadalupe Garcia McCall
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Throughout her high school years, as her mother battles cancer, Lupita takes on more responsibility for her house and seven younger siblings, while finding refuge in acting and writing poetry. Includes glossary of Spanish terms
Summary
Throughout her high school years, as her mother battles cancer, Lupita takes on more responsibility for her house and seven younger siblings, while finding refuge in acting and writing poetry. Includes glossary of Spanish terms
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
  • Pura Belpre Award for Narrative, 2012.
  • Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, 2013.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2012.
Awards note
  • William C. Morris Award finalist, 2012.
  • Pura Belpré Author Award, 2012.
  • Morris Debut Award finalist, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10018738
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Young Adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
990
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Under the mesquite, Guadalupe Garcia McCall
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Reinforced binding"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Part two.
  • Remembering:
  • Six years old, Pedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico
  • The gift of words
  • Uprooted
  • En los estados unidos
  • Sisters
  • Bebés.
  • Part three.
  • Crossing borders:
  • Part one.
  • After the storm : summer after freshman year
  • Elotes : Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, sophomore year
  • Las telenovelas
  • Drama
  • Quinceañera
  • Señorita
  • To be or not to be Mexican
  • Swimming the Rio Grande : San Vincente, Coahuila, Mexico
  • The notebook
  • On the way
  • The weight of words:
  • A moment in the spotlight.
  • Part four.
  • Give us this day:
  • News : junior year
  • Mami's roses
  • The actress
  • What's gone
  • A simple plan
  • Mother, may I : summer after junior year
  • Making tortillas
  • The story of us : Eagle Pass, Texas, freshman year of high school
  • A mesquite in the rose garden
  • Pomegranates, perch, and roasted doves
  • Ice cream from heaven.
  • Part five.
  • Cut like a diamond:
  • Mami's home : senior year
  • Good-bye to Mexico : San Vincente, Coahuila, Mexico
  • Apparition
  • The natural
  • At the hospital
  • Thorns
  • A night to remember
  • Mi madre.
  • Part six .
  • Words on the wind:
  • Poems from under the mesquite
  • Changes : summer after senior year
  • At abuelita's house : Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico
  • Homecoming
  • Permission
  • The bus ticket
  • Something's different
  • In the parking lot : Alpine, Texas.
  • Acknowledgments -- Names, Spanish words, and cultural references
  • Chismosa
  • The talk
  • The sacrifice.
Control code
617461784
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781600604294
Lccn
2010052567
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)617461784
Label
Under the mesquite, Guadalupe Garcia McCall
Publication
Note
"Reinforced binding"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Part two.
  • Remembering:
  • Six years old, Pedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico
  • The gift of words
  • Uprooted
  • En los estados unidos
  • Sisters
  • Bebés.
  • Part three.
  • Crossing borders:
  • Part one.
  • After the storm : summer after freshman year
  • Elotes : Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, sophomore year
  • Las telenovelas
  • Drama
  • Quinceañera
  • Señorita
  • To be or not to be Mexican
  • Swimming the Rio Grande : San Vincente, Coahuila, Mexico
  • The notebook
  • On the way
  • The weight of words:
  • A moment in the spotlight.
  • Part four.
  • Give us this day:
  • News : junior year
  • Mami's roses
  • The actress
  • What's gone
  • A simple plan
  • Mother, may I : summer after junior year
  • Making tortillas
  • The story of us : Eagle Pass, Texas, freshman year of high school
  • A mesquite in the rose garden
  • Pomegranates, perch, and roasted doves
  • Ice cream from heaven.
  • Part five.
  • Cut like a diamond:
  • Mami's home : senior year
  • Good-bye to Mexico : San Vincente, Coahuila, Mexico
  • Apparition
  • The natural
  • At the hospital
  • Thorns
  • A night to remember
  • Mi madre.
  • Part six .
  • Words on the wind:
  • Poems from under the mesquite
  • Changes : summer after senior year
  • At abuelita's house : Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico
  • Homecoming
  • Permission
  • The bus ticket
  • Something's different
  • In the parking lot : Alpine, Texas.
  • Acknowledgments -- Names, Spanish words, and cultural references
  • Chismosa
  • The talk
  • The sacrifice.
Control code
617461784
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781600604294
Lccn
2010052567
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)617461784

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