The Mexican American family album (Book, 1994) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The Mexican American family album

Author: Dorothy Hoobler; Thomas Hoobler
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a look at the experiences of Mexican immigrants, relating stories of their arrival in the United States and their integration into a new society.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
History
Juvenile works
Illustrated works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoobler, Dorothy.
Mexican American family album.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)652353049
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Hoobler; Thomas Hoobler
ISBN: 0195081293 9780195081299 9780195124262 019512426X 019509459X 9780195094596 0195091256 9780195091250
OCLC Number: 30032634
Description: 127 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: The first Mexican Americans : The Mexican North ; Strangers in their own land --
2. Going north : Life in Mexico ; The decision to leave --
3. Back and forth : Coyotes ; Evading the Migra ; A foot in two countries --
4. Going to work : Finding work ; On the rancho ; Railroads and mines ; Food for the table ; Prejudice --
5. Putting down roots : El barrio ; La familia ; School ; Religion ; Associations ; Depression and war --
6. Part of the United States : La huelga ; The Chicano movement ; Newcomers ; Making it ; Celebrating the heritage ; The Acosta family ; Mexican American timeline.
Responsibility: Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler.

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Provides a look at the experiences of Mexican immigrants, relating stories of their arrival in the United States and their integration into a new society.
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"A needed history lesson."--Wilson Library Bulletin"A clear and informative presentation."--School Library Journal"Stresses the diversity that enriches our lives."--San Antonio Express-News"History Read more...

 
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