Nana's Big Surprise/Nana, Que sorpresa!

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It also includes a list of childrens books that are appropriate for the mixed classrooms that are increasingly becoming the norm. Hispanics are the fastest-growing consumer group on the U. While the exact years of birth vary by source, most of them are close to the 1980 - 2000 range. Those who research authentic multicultural literature agree that, compared to the number of children's books published each year, the number of books focusing on minority cultures is extremely low. National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, honors the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrates their heritage and culture.

Pedro for President

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For ethnic panels and festivals, please don’t present Spanish-speaking and other ethnicities as only “international”. Consequently, if student mobility can be problematic for both students and schools, as previous research suggests, it is especially important to understand the nature of mobility among the Latino population. by Joseph Torres. Journal Article: The present study represents a content analysis of 1,133 articles published between 1977 and 1998 in Child Abuse & Neglect, Child Maltreatment, and Journal of Child Sexual Abuse.

Any Small Goodness: A Novel of the Barrio

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With over 1000 reviews of multicultural children’s books and related materials, organized by theme and reading level, this book offers a comprehensive, definitive resource guide to multicultural books for children. D. "The Role of Cultural Diversity in Counseling Psychology." The leisure travel segment—those who come to Philadelphia for fun trips and getaways—is a major contributor to these milestones. Multicultural fraternal organizations share a similar history, with a twist.

Ramona the Pest

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The ghetto protects as well as imprisons." (p. 219) In what ways does the ghetto protect and in what ways imprison? She recommends that American churches expand Spanish-language activities. Teens Read: Gay/Lesbian and Questioning Identity (Santa Clara County Library, CA): Author, title, cover image, grade level, page count, webcat link and summary for about 15 titles, from Augusten Burroughs' Gay and Lesbian Issues: Books for Young Teens (Madison Public Library, WI): Title, author, and summary for 10 fiction and non-fiction books, from What Should I Read Next?: Gay & Lesbian Fiction (Tulsa City-County Library, OK): Provides authors, titles, summaries, and webcat links for 10 books, from the Nancy Garden's Coming Out: Fiction Bibliography for Gay and Lesbian Teens (Fresno County Public Library, CA): 2-page PDF.

The Afterlife

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They tell of their struggle to embrace American culture while hanging on to their own culture. (nonfiction) These are the stories of real teenagers struggling with cultural issues related to growing up in an ever changing, complicated environment. Despite misperceptions and barriers, some Hispanic/Latino students succeed in gaining access to a college education. In addition to raising the money to fund scholarships, the all-volunteer Board of Directors has created a formalized mentoring program, developed family engagement activities, and has been active in advocacy.

Sylvia & Aki

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San Jose Studies 1993 19(1): 53-59. "Presents transcripts from interviews by Public Broadcasting Service station WHYY, Philadelphia, in which playwright and director Luis Valdez and his brother, actor-associate producer Daniel Valdez, discuss their lives, their 1987 film La Bamba, and their feelings about its subject, Mexican-American singer Ritchie Valens." [from ABC-CLIO America: History & Life ] Author's Abstract: COPYRIGHT 1998 University of California Press "Through a four-pronged methodology which includes textual analyses of the films, film reviews, and interviews with Rosie Perez as well as possible spectatorship positions to Rosie Perez films, the author examines the construction of Latinas in Hollywood film, especially in regard to traditional ethnic stereotypes.

Grandma Francisca Remembers (What Was It Like, Grandma?)

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The Cubans also established their dominance in politics. He points out that Nielsen isn't incorporating any information on viewing by foreign- versus U. Kate Patterson for USA TODAY But the expense pays off with an educated workforce, Velkoff says. "It's in all of our best interest to have a high quality of life for everyone." ISBN 9780688112493 Winter, Jeanette. 2006. Identification of specific white cultural values and their influence on counseling will help to counter the effects of this framework (Katz, 1985).

On the Field with... Alex Rodriguez

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In addition, Hispanic/Latino students, including those who are academically qualified to attend college, frequently lack strong adult guidance and are misinformed about college requirements. He lets them know he overcame every supposed strike against him. Recent reports by the Travel Industry Association of America (TIA) show a significant increase in travel over the past three years by minority Americans. Arredondo claims that if twice as many Latinos in Indiana vote in this year's election as they have in the past, results of state elections could swing in favor of the Democrats. "We're in unchartered waters here because those numbers have never been counted," he said.

Off and Running

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The Counseling Psychologist, 12(4), 153-165. Journal Article: Examines the development of racial consciousness. In this beautiful collection of classic Latino lullabies and games, mothers and children happily embrace and treasure their traditions while sharing the universal joy of the special bond between parent and child. The authors put together the poetry to pass on the heritage of strength, beauty, love, and knowledge to the upcoming generations, through their poetry writings. (poetry) Yolonda is an intelligent girl who can take care of herself.

Let's Eat!/A Comer! (My Family: Mi familia)

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Hispanics trail other ethnic groups in training clergy for religious institutions, a process or career path that in the past has usually helped immigrants assimilate and gain social mobility. But, he said, everyone describes himself differently, which is why he tells clients wanting to capture part of the Latino market it's important to do some research first. "They're thinking about trying to sell something to the Latino community," Rayo said, "and I always say, well, which one?"