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Under The Mesquite (2011)


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Published: New York : Lee & Low Books, ©2011
Edition:  1st ed
Description:  224 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781600604294, 1600604293, 9781600604294, 1600604293 :,
Language:  English

"Reinforced binding"--Jacket

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

Young Adult

The weight of words: The story of us : Eagle Pass, Texas, freshman year of high school -- Thorns -- Something's different -- Chismosa -- The talk -- The sacrifice. -- Remembering: Six years old, Pedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico -- The gift of words -- Uprooted -- En los estados unidos -- Sisters -- Bebés. -- Crossing borders: 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 -- A moment in the spotlight. -- 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 -- A mesquite in the rose garden -- Pomegranates, perch, and roasted doves -- Ice cream from heaven. -- Cut like a diamond: Mami's home : senior year -- Good-bye to Mexico : San Vincente, Coahuila, Mexico -- Apparition -- The natural -- At the hospital -- A night to remember -- Mi madre. -- 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 -- In the parking lot : Alpine, Texas. -- Part one. Part two. Part three. Part four. Part five. Part six . Acknowledgments -- Names, Spanish words, and cultural references

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