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2012 Complete Catalog for Scribd

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Published by Arte Público Press
Check out our 2012 Complete Catalog, which contains a listing of our new 2012 titles, as well as all of the titles available from Arte Público Press, Piñata Books, and Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project.

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Check out our 2012 Complete Catalog, which contains a listing of our new 2012 titles, as well as all of the titles available from Arte Público Press, Piñata Books, and Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project.

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Arte Público Press Piñata Books Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage
Books and anthologies of fiction, non-fiction and history for children and adults
2012 Complete Catalog
 
The oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Hispanic literature
 
 Arte Público Press
Te oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Hispanic literature
CONTENTS
New Titles 4Forthcoming Titles 9Fiction 13Piñata Books for Young Adults 25Piñata Books for Middle Readers 33Piñata Books for Children 34 Anthologies 45 Autobiographies 46Poetry 47Drama 50Spanish Titles 51Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Series 54Non Fiction / Reference 58Hispanic Civil Rights Series 60Literary Criticism 62Index of Titles 63Index of Authors, Editors and Illustrators 65Order Instructions 67Order Form 68
SponsorsBoard o Directors
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: (713) 743-2847
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: (713) 743-2998 •
TOLL FREE
: 1(800) 633-AREAMERICAN EXPRESS/VISA/MASERCARD ACCEPED
PLEASE NOTE: All prices and specications are subject to change without notice.
 
Brown Foundation EndowmentClayton FundEBSCOHouston Arts AllianceHumanities exasW.K. Kellogg FoundationMexican Cultural InstituteNational Endowment or the ArtsRice University Simmons Foundationexas Commission on the ArtsUniversity o HoustonWitter Bynner Foundation
Arte Público Press Staf 
Gabriela Baeza Ventura, EditorPilar Espino, Graphic DesignerNellie Gonzalez, Business ManagerMatthew Hall, Contracts & SubrightsAshley Hess, Marketing CoordinatorNicolás Kanellos, DirectorAdelaida Mendoza, Production ManagerMaxine Moore-Allen, Sales SupervisorCarmen Peña Abrego, Publicity & EventsJoe Robert Pérez, Shipping & ReceivingSylvia Rodriguez, Sales AssistantVerónica Romero, ¡Salud, amilia! AssistantMarina ristán, Assistant Director
Recovering the U.S. HispanicLiterary Heritage Staf 
Carolina Villarroel, Project CoordinatorRebeca Reyes, Assistant to the DirectorEd ApodacaGracie CavnarFrancisco DíazZita GiraldoCelina HellmundBoris HidalgoLiz Lara-CarreñoMark PraiggIgnacio A. PujolClara M. RojasDavid Enrique RuizEddy A. SangNorma Velásquez HarrisGeraldina I. Wise
Cover artwork from
The Poet Upstairs
by illustrator Oscar Orz
 
CRITICS’ PRAISE FOR RECENT TITLES
2 | 2012 Complete Catalog | www.artepublicopress.com
 ¡A bailar! Let’s Dance! 
A delightul story, capturing the heart o the Latino community as itinterweaves dance and lie.”
School Library Journal 
 A Good Long Way 
A poignant, brie novel that leaves a lasting impression, [this] is a mean-ingul read or teens.”
—ForeWord Reviews
 Adelita and the Veggie Cousins / Adelita y las primas verduritas
“Te dual message o nutrition and diversity can certainly augment unitson ood, language and culture. A charming tale.
Kirkus Reviews
 American Copia: An Immigrant Epic 
“Copia is what Huerta provides as he shows o his virtuosity and versatil-ity as a writer.
Literal: Latin American Voices
“Huerta handles all genres cleverly with a ne sense o humor and irony.Highly recommended or public and academic libraries.—REFORMA Newsletter
 At Risk: Latino Children’s Health
A wealth o research on the health status o Latino children and youth,and a myriad o best practice examples. Recommended.
CHOICE
Baseball on Mars / Béisbol en Marte
“Reminiscent o Ezra Jack Keat’s
Regards to the Man in the Moon
. . . Teimportance o a parent’s role in a child’s creative play blends seamlessly with the simpler theme o a son’s love or his ather.”
—Kirkus Reviews
Body Slammed! 
“Tis stand-alone sequel to Villareal’s earlier novel,
 My Father, the Angel of Death
(2006), tells a taut and believable story about a young man’scoming-o-age and the choices he must make.
Booklist 
Te Case o the Pen Gone Missing / El caso de la pluma perdida
“[Tis book] will engage intermediate readers . . . and oers multiple pos-sibilities or school projects, group discussions and read-aloud sessions.
—Kirkus Reviews
Te Case Runner 
A slightly subversive element here gives the novel zip; it has all the sameelements as a traditional legal thriller, but it’s less predictable . . . keep youreyes on Cisneros.”
—Booklist 
Clara and the Curandera / Clara y la curandera
“Te pictures are vivid, expressive and warm. A charming read-aloud.
School Library Journal 
Crossing Borders: Personal Essays
“roncoso is a complicated man trying to understand a complicatedworld. In his quest or understanding, he eloquently shares lessons learnedin 16 provocative essays. We owe it to ourselves to read, savor and readthem again.”
El Paso imes
Dancing with the Devil and Other ales rom Beyond Bailando con el diablo y otros cuentos del más allá
“Smartly written, Saldaña cras vivid characters through his well-pacedplots and charming, spine-tingling narrations. [He] aithully gives nelie to the spooky olklore o the South and makes the tales resh or to-day’s adolescent readers.
Booklist 
A compelling set o tales. Te stories range rom genuinely rightening togloriously gruesome, but all o them are memorable.” —VOYA
Death at Solstice: A Gloria Damasco Mystery 
“Tis multilayered plot ull o Caliornia history and Latin American lorewill interest a wide variety o mystery readers.
—Booklist 
Desert Blood: Te Juárez Murders
“Oering a powerul depiction o social justice and serial murder on theU.S.-Mexican border, this is an essential purchase or both mystery andHispanic ction collections.
—Library Journal 
(Starred Review)
Don’t Call Me Hero
A good story with some unexpected twists.”
Kirkus Reviews
Estrellita en la ciudad grande / Estrellita in the Big City 
An upbeat introduction to the overwhelming change a move to a largemetropolis will bring or the immigrant child.
—Kirkus Reviews
Fat No More: A eenager’s Victory over Obesity 
A touching and oen humorous memoir.—VOYA“Tis memoir will appeal to youth and adults alike and is an importantcontribution to the literature discussing one o the leading health issuesacing young people today.
ForeWord Reviews
Grandma’s Chocolate / El chocolate de Abuelita
“Tere’s no shortage o princess books on the shelves, but ew, i any, likethis . . . [with] the infuence o cultural roots and the strength o intergen-erational bonds.”
—Publishers Weekly 
Here Lies Lalo: Te Collected Poems o Abelardo Delgado
A vibrant, engaging consideration o lie, the universe and everything . . .a great collection and tribute.”
—New Poetry Review
Hit List: Te Best o Latino Mystery 
Hit List 
is compiled o 17 genre-busting stories, some o them tender,some o them brutal, all o them oering an intriguing Latino slant on ouravorite genre.”
—Mystery Scene Magazine
I Kick the Ball / Pateo el balón
“A good bet or young soccer ans.”
—Kirkus Reviews
Te Lady rom Buenos Aires: A Willie Cuesta Mystery 
“Nonstop action and an exciting ending make this a good crime novel.
—Library Journal 
Te Land o Lost Tings / El país de las cosas perdidas
“Tis beautiul bilingual book stands out or its artistic design and the bal-ance between the author’s verbal and visual message.”
—School Library Journal 
 Latinos and the Nation’s Future
An impressive compilation o essays . . . this is a very well put togetherbook, with inormation so solid that you will want to keep it in yourlibrary as an invaluable reerence.”
—Latino Leaders Magazine
Te Lemon ree Caper / La intriga del limonero
“Tis ast-paced un mystery has just enough punch, spice, kick and un-predictability to keep interest high and pages turning.
 Midwest Book Review
 
 Meet Me under the Ceiba
“Sirias brings to lie a small Nicaraguan town as it reacts to [the] brutalmurder o a lesbian . . . a provocative novel.”
—Booklist 

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