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Arte Público Press' 2011 Complete Catalog

Arte Público Press' 2011 Complete Catalog

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Check out our 2011 Complete Catalog, which contains a listing of our new 2011 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 2011 Complete Catalog, which contains a listing of our new 2011 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
2011 Complete Catalog
 
The oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Hispanic literature
 
SponsorsBoard o Directors
E-MAIL ORDERS
: bkorders@uh.edu •
FAX ORDERS
: (713) 743-2847
PHONE ORDERS
: (7130 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.
 
M.D. Anderson FoundationBank o AmericaAlred & Celina BrennerBrown Foundation EndowmentCaliornia EndowmentEl Paso Bar FoundationMarguerite Casey FoundationHouston Arts AllianceHouston EndowmentW.K. Kellogg Foundationrini & O.C. MendenhallFoundationrinidad MendenhallMexican Cultural InstituteNational Endowment or the ArtsRice University Rockeeller FoundationSimmons FoundationTompson and Knight, LLPijerina FoundationUniversity o HoustonNorma Velásquez HarrisGeraldina I. & Scott WiseWitter Bynner Foundation
Arte Público Press Staf 
Gabriela Baeza Ventura, EditorPilar Espino, Graphic DesignerNellie Gonzalez, Business ManagerMatthew Hall, Contracts & SubrightsAshley Hess, Marketing CoordinatorWladimir Juna, Microsystems AnalystNicolás Kanellos, DirectorAdelaida Mendoza, Production ManagerMaxine Moore-Allen, Sales SupervisorCarmen Peña Abrego, Publicity & EventsJoe Robert Pérez, Shipping & ReceivingSylvia Rodriguez, Sales AssistantMarina ristán, Assistant Director
Recovering the U.S. HispanicLiterary Heritage Staf 
Carolina Villarroel, Project CoordinatorRebeca Reyes, Assistant to the Director
 Arte Público Press
Te oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Hispanic literature
CONTENTS
New Titles 4Forthcoming Titles 9Fiction 15Piñata Books for Young Adults 27Piñata Books for Children 35 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
Ed ApodacaGracie CavnarFrancisco DíazZita GiraldoHéctor B. GonzálezCelina HellmundBoris HidalgoLiz Lara-CarreñoArturo MadridArturo MorenoClaudia MorlanMark PraiggIgnacio A. PujolClara M. RojasDavid Enrique RuizEddy A. SangNorma Velásquez HarrisHéctor VillarrealGeraldina I. Wise
Cover artwork, “Canela” by CiCi Segura González, from the cover of 
Crossing Borders: Personal Essays
 
CRITICS’ PRAISE FOR RECENT TITLES
2 | 2011 Complete Catalog | www.artepublicopress.com
 A Good Long Wa
“A poignant, brie novel that leaves a lasting impression, [this] is a mean-ingul read or teens.”
—ForeWord Reviews
Baseball on Mars / Béisbol en Marte
“Reminiscent o Ezra Jack Keat’s
Regards to the Man in the Moon
. . . Tesubtle message o the importance 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
Cantos de adolescencia / Songs o Youth (1932-1937)
“It’s not necessary to read more than a ew o [Paredes’] poems to realizethat he was born with a perect ear . . . his rhythms are impeccable.”
—ForeWord Reviews
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 
“Tere is a slightly subversive element here that gives the novel zip; it hasall the same elements as a traditional legal thriller, but it’s less predictable,more ethically ambiguous . . . keep your eyes on Cisneros.”
—Booklist 
Death at Solstice
“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)
El sol de exas / Under the exas Sun
“[Tis] ex-Mex precursor to
Te Grapes of Wrath
. . . similarly uses thetravails o migrant worker amilies to drive home a social message.”
—Te exas Observer 
Enriqueta Vasquez and the Chicano Movement 
“In a voice that balances anger with humor, Vasquez ears no subject. Tisbook . . . wakes us up to a voice that is as vital today as it was then.
—Te Santa Fe New Mexican
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
Te F Factor 
“Readers looking or a realistically positive portrayal o a Hispanic com-munity will be rewarded.”
—School Library Journal 
Te Family errorist and Other Stories
“A deeply satisying collection. Sexy, provocative, brave even, orres givesplenty o space . . . or an exploration o how men construct their identitiesin relation to the men with whom they interact.”
—MultiCultural Review
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
Growing Up with amales / Los tamales de Ana
“Young readers will delight in Zepeda’s use o repetition and will giggleover the story’s jocular ending.”
—Kirkus Reviews
Here Lies Lalo
“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
“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.”
—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
 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 that opens up a little-knownworld to its readers.”
—Booklist 
 Migrations and Other Stories
“Short and aecting, Hernandez’s tales are as ardent as they are prosaicand unfinching.
—Publishers Weekly
 Mixturao and Other Stories
“Dedicated to celebrating the diverse and complex compilation that isAmerica . . . [this novel] entertains as well as invokes thought in readers.Recommended.”
—Te Midwest Book Review
Te Name Partner 
“Tis thriller lands rmly in John Grisham territory. But Cisneros makesthe material his own.”
—Booklist 
 Nilda
“A singular achievement: powerul, unfinching, wise and a landmark inPuerto Rican diasporic literatures. One o the books that drove me to thepage and that inspires me to this day.—Junot Díaz
Paraíso portátil / Portable Paradise
“Strange, moving, shocking and illuminating . . . an unfinching look at lieor immigrants and their struggle in America.”
—ForeWord Reviews
On Hallowed Ground 
“Te ast-paced action is well matched by concise prose, making this atreat or Elmore Leonard devotees.”
—Publishers Weekly
“Tis thoroughly entertaining crime novel firts with a number o thegenre’s central themes . . . a real nd or crime-ction ans.”
—Booklist 
(Starred Review)

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