Bless Me Ultima

Author by : Rudolfo Anaya
Language : en
Publisher by : Grand Central Publishing
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Description : Stories filled with wonder and the haunting beauty of his culture have helped make Rudolfo Anaya the father of Chicano literature in English, and his tales fairly shimmer with the lyric richness of his prose. Acclaimed in both Spanish and English, Anaya is perhaps best loved for his classic bestseller ... Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico. She is a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic. Under her wise wing, Tony will test the bonds that tie him to his people, and discover himself in the pagan past, in his father's wisdom, and in his mother's Catholicism. And at each life turn there is Ultima, who delivered Tony into the world-and will nurture the birth of his soul. (68,000 words)


Critical Approaches To Teaching The High School Novel

Author by : Crag Hill
Language : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : This edited collection will turn a critical spotlight on the set of texts that has constituted the high school canon of literature for decades. By employing a set of fresh, vibrant critical lenses—such as youth studies and disabilities studies— that are often unfamiliar to advanced students and scholars of secondary English, this book provides divergent approaches to traditional readings and pedagogical practices surrounding these familiar works. By introducing and applying these interpretive frames to the field of secondary English education, this book demonstrates that there is more to say about these texts, ways to productively problematize them, and to reconfigure how they may be read and used in the classroom.


Teaching Language Arts To English Language Learners

Author by : Anete Vásquez
Language : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Total Read : 70
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Description : Examines the challenges that English language learners face and offers educators practical suggestions on how they can help their students learn English reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary, as well as build their speaking, listening, and viewing skills.


Reading Amy Tan

Author by : Lan Dong
Language : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : Presents a critical introduction to the work of the Chinese-American author, discussing her five novels, her short stories, her characters, language, and major themes.


Young Adult Literature And Adolescent Identity Across Cultures And Classrooms

Author by : Janet Alsup
Language : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Taking a critical, research-oriented perspective, this exploration of the theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical connections between the reading and teaching of young adult literature and adolescent identity development centers around three key questions: Who are the teens reading young adult literature? Why should teachers teach young adult literature? Why are teens reading young adult literature? All chapters work simultaneously on two levels: each provides both a critical resource about contemporary young adult literature that could be used in YA literature classes or workshops and specific practical suggestions about what texts to use and how to teach them effectively in middle and high school classes. Theorizing, problematizing, and reflecting in new ways on the teaching and reading of young adult literature in middle and secondary school classrooms, this valuable resource for teachers and teacher educators will help them to develop classrooms where students use literature as a means of making sense of themselves, each other, and the world around them.


Reforma Newsletter

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Language : en
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Total Read : 89
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Serafina S Stories

Author by : Rudolfo A. Anaya
Language : en
Publisher by : UNM Press
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Total Read : 39
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Description : Captured and accused of plotting against the Spaniards in 1680 New Mexico, every day fifteen-year-old Serafina trades the governor one story for one Pueblo prisoner.


Aztl N

Author by : Rudolfo Anaya
Language : en
Publisher by : University of New Mexico Press
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Description : During the Chicano Movement in the 1960s and 1970s, the idea of Aztlán, homeland of the ancient Aztecs, served as a unifying force in an emerging cultural renaissance. Does the term remain useful? This expanded new edition of the classic 1989 collection of essays about Aztlán weighs its value. To encompass new developments in the discourse the editors have added six new essays.


The Horse In The Kitchen

Author by : Ralph M. Flores
Language : en
Publisher by : UNM Press
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Total Read : 74
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Description : Fictionalized account of the author's father who emigrated with his family from Mexico to Arizona to escape the Mexican Revolution.


Cuentos Chicanos

Author by : Rudolfo A. Anaya
Language : en
Publisher by : UNM Press
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Total Read : 12
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Description : Gathers stories about a writer visiting Mexico, an hermaphrodite, conversations at the barbershop, a woman's exhibitionist son, a girl's search for her natural father, and a series of suicide attempts