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Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna
This is the story of 12-year-old Petra Luna and her family during the Mexican Revolution. Petra is forced to embark in a treacherous journey across the desert where she navigates challenges including hunger and family separation. It is a story of hope and belief in one's own abilities no matter the odds.
Child of the Flower-Song People: Luz Jiménez, Daughter of the Nahua
In this biography of a little-known Indigenous (Nahua) woman who helped preserve and impart knowledge of her language and culture to scholars, artists and future generations, Amescua lyrically weaves the story of Luz Jiménez’s quiet strength and perseverance with Aztec myths, true stories, and dramatic episodes in Jiménez’s life.
De aquí como el coquí
When Miguel moves to the U.S., he is sad to leave behind his pet coquí (frog), but soon he finds exciting similarities between life in San Juan and New York City. Available in Spanish and English.
The Last Cuentista
Centuries after Earth is destroyed, Petra arrives on a new planet, where she uses traditional stories and cunning to outwit enemies and rescue other survivors.