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Velasquez, Gloria – 1994
This book relates the fictional story of Juanita Chavez, a Mexican-American teenager who unjustly faces expulsion from school after fighting with a White student who was spreading rumors about her family. Juanita knows that if she is expelled this will greatly disappoint her parents and shatter her dream of becoming the first one in her family to…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Agricultural Laborers, Boards of Education, Due Process
Soto, Gary – 1994
This novel relates the story of Jesse and Abel, two Mexican American brothers trying to improve their life situation and and escape their heritage of tedious physical labor by furthering their education through junior college. Jesse loves his mother, but grows tired of his mean and disrespectful Anglo stepfather. Jesse doesn't understand why his…
Descriptors: Activism, Aspiration, Fiction, High Schools
Springfield City Library, MA. – 1990
The "Brightwood New Authors Project" brought together a group of ten adults from many different ethnic and educational backgrounds to share in the experience of writing and publishing a book. The prose and poetry that resulted from weekly writing workshops featured guest humanities scholars and teachers. Titles include "I Remember When I Met...";…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Books, Cultural Differences, Educational Background
Ponce, Suanna Gilman – 1978
Six short Mexican folk tales for children are presented in Spanish and English. Each version is presented in its own booklet. The stories are illustrated with full-page black and white drawings. "The Man Who Owned the Bees" is a story about four boys who encounter Xachan'achin, the owner of the bees in the forest. "The Magic Lady of the Water" is…
Descriptors: Animals, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Childrens Literature
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX. – 1976
This children's reader in the Navajo language describes the experiences of a personified coyote as he leaves home to go on a business trip to Washington, D.C. It is designed for children in kindergarten through third grade in a bilingual education setting. (NCR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Instructional Materials
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX. – 1976
This children's reader in the Navajo language describes the experience of a personified coyote as he attempts to teach a class of very active boys and girls. It is designed for children in kindergarten through third grade in a bilingual education setting. (NCR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Instructional Materials
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX. – 1976
This children's reader in the Navajo language presents health concepts, such as the transmission of germs, through the use of illustrations and text describing the daily activities of a fly. The book is designed for children in kindergarten through third grade in a bilingual education setting. (Auth/NCR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Health Education
Holthaus, Mary L. – 1974
Part of the Indian Culture Series of the Montana Council for Indian Education, the book is a simple story of a young Alaskan boy who makes oil lamps and his grandmother who sews with a needle. The little boy goes to hunt by the sea because they are hungry. He catches and eats a tomcod, two seals, and a whale, then returns to the igloo having eaten…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Literature
Nelson, Mary Carroll – 1971
Pablita Velarde Hardin is a famous Tewa Indian artist, born in Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico in 1918. She has helped revive and reinterpret traditional Indian art forms, preserving both for the pleasure of people today and for future generations. From ancient tales told to her by her father she has written and illustrated "Old Father, the Story…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Artists
Rosier, Helen Cody – 1978
This illustrated Navajo reader is intended for use by elementary school age children in a bilingual education setting. (NCR)
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education, Childrens Literature
Mason, Velma Garcia; Baker, George – 1978
Prepared for American Indian school children in grades 4-8, this booklet is a reading resource on drug abuse prevention. The material is based on a concept of primary drug abuse prevention developed by Native American experts involved in various drug abuse programs: "primary prevention is a process of recognition and respect for Native cultural…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, American Indian Education, Books, Childrens Literature
Sung, Robert – 1978
This reading series was developed as a means to educate Chinese-American elementary school children in Chinese reading, writing, and culture. The text covers the following topics: Chinese literature, Chinese and American history, famous people, general knowledge, Chinese letter writing, the four seasons, and the major Chinese and American…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Chinese
Guardarrama, Eduardo – 1978
This children's reader, in Spanish, is intended for children in grades 1-3 in a bilingual education setting. It tells about the cultural contribution of the Indians, Spaniards, and Blacks to Puerto Rican music. (NCR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Folk Culture
Dugas, Donald – 1978
This French children's reader designed for children in grades 2-3 is about a fun-loving pair of frogs. Their antics are described and illustrated with pen-and-ink drawings. (NCR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
Cardone, Romolo – 1978
This Italian children's reader for grades K-1 is about a Neopolitan boy who worked in his father's bakery and invented the pizza. Generations later a descendant followed in his footsteps and opened New York City's first pizzeria. Pen-and-ink drawings illustrate the text. A glossary is included. (NCR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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