Bless Me Ultima

Author by : Rudolfo Anaya
Language : en
Publisher by : Grand Central Publishing
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 26
Total Download : 440
File Size : 41,6 Mb
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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)


Tortuga

Author by : Rudolfo Anaya
Language : en
Publisher by : Open Road Media
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 88
Total Download : 253
File Size : 55,7 Mb
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Description : This American Book Award winner by the author of Bless Me, Ultima is a novel of a New Mexico teenager’s journey of physical and spiritual recovery. When the story opens, the eponymous hero of Rudolfo Anaya’s novel is in an ambulance en route to a hospital for crippled children in the New Mexican desert. A poor boy from Albuquerque, sixteen-year-old Tortuga takes his name from the odd, turtle-shaped mountain that is rumored to possess miraculous curative powers. Tortuga is paralyzed, and not even his mother’s fervent prayers can heal him. But under the mountain’s watchful gaze, with the support of fellow patients, he begins the Herculean task of breaking out of his shell and becoming whole again. Drawn from personal experience and imbued with the magic realism and phantasmagorical vision quests that distinguish Anaya’s work, Tortuga is a joyful, life-sustaining book about hope, faith, friendship, and love that celebrates the triumph of the human spirit in the physical world.


Teaching Language Arts To English Language Learners

Author by : Anete Vásquez
Language : en
Publisher by : Routledge
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 98
Total Download : 667
File Size : 40,7 Mb
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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
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 70
Total Download : 562
File Size : 43,5 Mb
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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
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 76
Total Download : 938
File Size : 47,8 Mb
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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.


Chicano Popular Culture

Author by : Charles M. Tatum
Language : en
Publisher by : University of Arizona Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 17
Total Download : 834
File Size : 52,6 Mb
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Description : "An updated and expanded edition of Tatum's Chicano Popular Culture (2001), touching upon major developments in popular culture since the book's original publication"--Provided by publisher.


Reforma Newsletter

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Language : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 80
Total Download : 502
File Size : 49,9 Mb
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Aztl N

Author by : Rudolfo Anaya
Language : en
Publisher by : University of New Mexico Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 72
Total Download : 591
File Size : 52,9 Mb
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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.


Serafina S Stories

Author by : Rudolfo A. Anaya
Language : en
Publisher by : UNM Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 86
Total Download : 952
File Size : 43,5 Mb
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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.


My Land Sings

Author by : Rudolfo A. Anaya
Language : en
Publisher by : Harper Collins
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 29
Total Download : 564
File Size : 52,9 Mb
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Description : A collection of ten original and traditional stories set in New Mexico, including "Lupe and la Llorona," "The Shepherd Who Knew the Language of Animals," and "Coyote and Raven."