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    • Search Result #1. Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

    • Title
      Under the Mesquite
      Author
      Guadalupe Garcia McCall
      Holdings
      10 Copies Available Allen Park Public Library, Chelsea District Library, Dearborn Hts. South - JFK, Jr. Library, Ferndale Public Library, Highland Township Public Library, Northville District Library, Redford Township District Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Salem-South Lyon District Library, and Wyandotte Bacon Memorial Dist Lib
      Pub date
      2012 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #2. Diego Rivera: His World and Ours by Duncan Tonatiuh

    • Title
      Diego Rivera: His World and Ours
      Author
      Duncan Tonatiuh
      Holdings
      10 Copies Available Chelsea District Library, Clawson Blair Memorial Library, Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Dearborn Hts. South - JFK, Jr. Library, Highland Township Public Library, Novi Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Springfield Township Library, and Waterford Township Library
      Pub date
      2012 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #3. Grandma\'s Gift by Eric Velasquez

    • Title
      Grandma's Gift
      Author
      Eric Velasquez
      Holdings
      11 Copies Available Belleville Area District Library, Brandon Township Library, Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Ferndale Public Library, Milford Public Library, Northville District Library, Pontiac Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Springfield Township Library, and Wayne Public Library
      Pub date
      2011 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #4. The Dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan

    • Title
      The Dreamer
      Author
      Pam Muñoz Ryan
      Holdings
      3 Copies Available Brandon Township Library, Highland Township Public Library, and Novi Public Library
      Pub date
      2011 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #5. The Dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan

    • Title
      The Dreamer
      Author
      Pam Muñoz Ryan
      Holdings
      26 Copies Available Auburn Hills Public Library, Belleville Area District Library, Brighton District Library, Brandon Township Library, Chelsea District Library, Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Dexter District Library, Ferndale Public Library, Highland Township Public Library, Huntington Woods Public Library, Lincoln Park Public Library, Milford Public Library, Northville District Library, Novi Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Oxford Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Romulus Public Library, Salem-South Lyon District Library, Springfield Township Library, Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.), Wayne Public Library, White Lake Township Library, Wixom Public Library, and Commerce Township Community Library
      Pub date
      2011 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #6. Book Fiesta!: Celebrate Children*s Day/Book Day by Pat Mora, ill. by Rafael López

    • Title
      Book Fiesta!: Celebrate Children*s Day/Book Day
      Author
      Pat Mora, ill. by Rafael López
      Holdings
      19 Copies Available Brandon Township Library, Chelsea District Library, Dexter District Library, Highland Township Public Library, Lincoln Park Public Library, Livonia Public Library Civic Center, Melvindale Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Milford Public Library, Northville District Library, Novi Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Oxford Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Southgate Veterans Memorial Library, Springfield Township Library, and Waterford Township Library
      Pub date
      2010 Pura Belpré /Ill, 2010 Américas
    • Search Result #7. Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez

    • Title
      Return to Sender
      Author
      Julia Alvarez
      Holdings
      3 Copies Available Novi Public Library, Redford Township District Library, and Royal Oak Public Library
      Pub date
      2010 Pura Belpré /Text, 2010 Américas
    • Search Result #8. Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez

    • Title
      Return to Sender
      Author
      Julia Alvarez
      Holdings
      17 Copies Available Auburn Hills Public Library, Berkley Public Library, Brighton District Library, Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Dexter District Library, Ecorse Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Flat Rock Public Library, Hamtramck Public Library, Highland Township Public Library, Livonia Public Library Civic Center, Livonia Public Library Alfred Noble Branch, Novi Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Southgate Veterans Memorial Library, Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library), and Commerce Township Community Library
      Pub date
      2010 Pura Belpré /Text, 2010 Américas
    • Search Result #9. Just In Case by Yuyi Morales

    • Title
      Just In Case
      Author
      Yuyi Morales
      Holdings
      12 Copies Available Brandon Township Library, Dexter District Library, Ecorse Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Milford Public Library, Novi Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Oxford Public Library, Pontiac Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Royal Oak Public Library, and Springfield Township Library
      Pub date
      2009 Pura Belpré /Ill, 2009 Américas
    • Search Result #10. The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba\'s Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle

    • Title
      The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom
      Author
      Margarita Engle
      Holdings
      2 Copies Available Huntington Woods Public Library and Southgate Veterans Memorial Library
      Pub date
      2009 Pura Belpré /Text, 2009 Américas
    • Search Result #11. The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba\'s Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle

    • Title
      The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom
      Author
      Margarita Engle
      Holdings
      3 Copies Available Inkster Leanna Hicks Public Library, Livonia Public Library Civic Center, and Livonia Public Library Carl Sandburg Branch
      Pub date
      2009 Pura Belpré /Text, 2009 Américas
    • Search Result #12. The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba\'s Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle

    • Title
      The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom
      Author
      Margarita Engle
      Holdings
      25 Copies Available Allen Park Public Library, Dexter District Library, Ferndale Public Library, Hamtramck Public Library, Hazel Park Memorial Library, Lincoln Park Public Library, Madison Heights Public Library, Northville District Library, Novi Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Pontiac Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Salem-South Lyon District Library, Springfield Township Library, Waterford Township Library, Wixom Public Library, Wyandotte Bacon Memorial Dist Lib, and Commerce Township Community Library
      Pub date
      2009 Pura Belpré /Text, 2009 Américas
    • Search Result #13. The Poet Slave of Cuba by Margarita Engle; Sean Qualls, ill.

    • Title
      The Poet Slave of Cuba
      Author
      Margarita Engle; Sean Qualls, ill.
      Holdings
      2 Copies Available Inkster Leanna Hicks Public Library and Southgate Veterans Memorial Library
      Pub date
      2008 Pura Belpré /Text, 2006 Américas
    • Search Result #14. The Poet Slave of Cuba by Margarita Engle; Sean Qualls, ill.

    • Title
      The Poet Slave of Cuba
      Author
      Margarita Engle; Sean Qualls, ill.
      Holdings
      17 Copies Available Allen Park Public Library, Belleville Area District Library, Dexter District Library, Ecorse Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Flat Rock Public Library, Hamtramck Public Library, Highland Township Public Library, Huntington Woods Public Library, Inkster Leanna Hicks Public Library, Livonia Public Library Carl Sandburg Branch, Novi Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.), Wixom Public Library, and Commerce Township Community Library
      Pub date
      2008 Pura Belpré /Text, 2006 Américas
    • Search Result #15. Los Gatos Black on Halloween by Marisa Montes; Yuyi Morales, ill.

    • Title
      Los Gatos Black on Halloween
      Author
      Marisa Montes; Yuyi Morales, ill.
      Holdings
      10 Copies Available Ecorse Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Huntington Woods Public Library, Inkster Leanna Hicks Public Library, Novi Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library), Waterford Township Library, and Commerce Township Community Library
      Pub date
      2008 Pura Belpré /Ill, 2008 Tomás Rivera
    • Search Result #16. The Tequila Worm by Viola Canales

    • Title
      The Tequila Worm
      Author
      Viola Canales
      Holdings
      13 Copies Available Belleville Area District Library, Ferndale Public Library, Hazel Park Memorial Library, Inkster Leanna Hicks Public Library, Lincoln Park Public Library, Livonia Public Library Civic Center, Manchester District Library, Melvindale Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Oak Park Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Wayne Public Library, and Wixom Public Library
      Pub date
      2006 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #17. Doña Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart by Pat Mora; Raul Colón, ill.

    • Title
      Doña Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart
      Author
      Pat Mora; Raul Colón, ill.
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Belleville Area District Library in In Library
      Pub date
      2006 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #18. Doña Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart by Pat Mora; Raul Colón, ill.

    • Title
      Doña Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart
      Author
      Pat Mora; Raul Colón, ill.
      Holdings
      14 Copies Available Belleville Area District Library, Brandon Township Library, Dexter District Library, Ferndale Public Library, Novi Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Oxford Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Southgate Veterans Memorial Library, Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.), Wixom Public Library, and Commerce Township Community Library
      Pub date
      2006 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #19. Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book by Yuyi Morales

    • Title
      Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book
      Author
      Yuyi Morales
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Northville District Library in Juvenile Videos & DVD Collection
      Pub date
      2003 Américas, 2004 Pura Belpré /Ill, 2004 LBA Picture Book/English, 2004 Tomás Rivera
    • Search Result #20. Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book by Yuyi Morales

    • Title
      Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book
      Author
      Yuyi Morales
      Holdings
      21 Copies Available Berkley Public Library, Brandon Township Library, Chelsea District Library, Clawson Blair Memorial Library, Dexter District Library, Ecorse Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Garden City Public Library, Hazel Park Memorial Library, Huntington Woods Public Library, Milford Public Library, Northville District Library, Pontiac Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Springfield Township Library, Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library), Waterford Township Library, White Lake Township Library, and Commerce Township Community Library
      Pub date
      2003 Américas, 2004 Pura Belpré /Ill, 2004 LBA Picture Book/English, 2004 Tomás Rivera
    • Search Result #21. Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez

    • Title
      Before We Were Free
      Author
      Julia Alvarez
      Holdings
      3 Copies Available Highland Township Public Library, Oxford Public Library, and Wayne Public Library
      Pub date
      2002 Américas, 2004 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #22. Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez

    • Title
      Before We Were Free
      Author
      Julia Alvarez
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library) in Young Adult Collection
      Pub date
      2002 Américas, 2004 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #23. Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez

    • Title
      Before We Were Free
      Author
      Julia Alvarez
      Holdings
      21 Copies Available Allen Park Public Library, Auburn Hills Public Library, Belleville Area District Library, Brandon Township Library, Clawson Blair Memorial Library, Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Dexter District Library, Flat Rock Public Library, Garden City Public Library, Hamtramck Public Library, Hazel Park Memorial Library, Huntington Woods Public Library, Inkster Leanna Hicks Public Library, Lincoln Park Public Library, Livonia Public Library Civic Center, Madison Heights Public Library, Milford Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Romulus Public Library, Wixom Public Library, and Commerce Township Community Library
      Pub date
      2002 Américas, 2004 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #24. Chato and the Party Animals by ill. by Susan Guevara

    • Title
      Chato and the Party Animals
      Author
      ill. by Susan Guevara
      Holdings
      8 Copies Available Brandon Township Library, Chelsea District Library, Dexter District Library, Ferndale Public Library, Flat Rock Public Library, Novi Public Library, Redford Township District Library, and Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.)
      Pub date
      2002 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #25. Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

    • Title
      Esperanza Rising
      Author
      Pam Munoz Ryan
      Holdings
      3 Copies Available Chelsea District Library, Oak Park Public Library, and Royal Oak Public Library
      Pub date
      2002 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #26. Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

    • Title
      Esperanza Rising
      Author
      Pam Munoz Ryan
      Holdings
      4 Copies Available Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Waterford Township Library, and Wayne Public Library
      Pub date
      2002 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #27. Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

    • Title
      Esperanza Rising
      Author
      Pam Munoz Ryan
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Manchester District Library in Juvenile Audiobook Collection
      Pub date
      2002 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #28. Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

    • Title
      Esperanza Rising
      Author
      Pam Munoz Ryan
      Holdings
      6 Copies Available Auburn Hills Public Library, Brighton District Library, Brandon Township Library, Livonia Public Library Carl Sandburg Branch, Novi Public Library, and Commerce Township Community Library
      Pub date
      2002 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #29. Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

    • Title
      Esperanza Rising
      Author
      Pam Munoz Ryan
      Holdings
      59 Copies Available Allen Park Public Library, Auburn Hills Public Library, Belleville Area District Library, Berkley Public Library, Brandon Township Library, Chelsea District Library, Clawson Blair Memorial Library, Dearborn Hts. North - Caroline Kennedy Library, Dexter District Library, Ecorse Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Flat Rock Public Library, Garden City Public Library, Hamtramck Public Library, Highland Township Public Library, Hazel Park Memorial Library, Lincoln Park Public Library, Livonia Public Library Civic Center, Livonia Public Library Alfred Noble Branch, Livonia Public Library Carl Sandburg Branch, Madison Heights Public Library, Milford Public Library, Northville District Library, Novi Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Oxford Public Library, Pontiac Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Romulus Public Library, River Rouge Public Library, Salem-South Lyon District Library, Southgate Veterans Memorial Library, Springfield Township Library, Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library), Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.), Waterford Township Library, Wayne Public Library, White Lake Township Library, Wixom Public Library, Wyandotte Bacon Memorial Dist Lib, and Commerce Township Community Library
      Pub date
      2002 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #30. Under the Royal Palms by Alma Flor Ada

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    • Title
      Under the Royal Palms
      Author
      Alma Flor Ada
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      2000 Pura Belpré /Text
    • Search Result #31. Magic Windows by ill. by Carmen Lomas Garza

    • Title
      Magic Windows
      Author
      ill. by Carmen Lomas Garza
      Holdings
      2 Copies Available Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library) and Wyandotte Bacon Memorial Dist Lib
      Pub date
      2000 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #32. Magic Windows by ill. by Carmen Lomas Garza

    • Title
      Magic Windows
      Author
      ill. by Carmen Lomas Garza
      Holdings
      7 Copies Available Auburn Hills Public Library, Melvindale Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Oxford Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Salem-South Lyon District Library, Wayne Public Library, and Wyandotte Bacon Memorial Dist Lib
      Pub date
      2000 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #33. Snapshots from the Wedding by ill. by Stephanie Garcia

    • Title
      Snapshots from the Wedding
      Author
      ill. by Stephanie Garcia
      Holdings
      12 Copies Available Ferndale Public Library, Garden City Public Library, Hamtramck Public Library, Novi Public Library, Pontiac Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Romulus Public Library, Southgate Veterans Memorial Library, Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library), Wayne Public Library, and Wixom Public Library
      Pub date
      1998 Pura Belpré /Ill
    • Search Result #34. Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida by Victor Martínez

    • Title
      Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida
      Author
      Victor Martínez
      Holdings
      2 Copies Available Hazel Park Memorial Library and Pontiac Public Library
      Pub date
      1998 Pura Belpré /Text, 1996 National Book Award, 1996 Américas
    • Search Result #35. Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida by Victor Martínez

    • Title
      Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida
      Author
      Victor Martínez
      Holdings
      11 Copies Available Brighton District Library, Clawson Blair Memorial Library, Flat Rock Public Library, Franklin Public Library, Hamtramck Public Library, Madison Heights Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Riverview Public Library, Salem-South Lyon District Library, Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library), and Waterford Township Library
      Pub date
      1998 Pura Belpré /Text, 1996 National Book Award, 1996 Américas
    • Search Result #36. Chato\'s Kitchen by ill. by Susan Guevara

    • Title
      Chato's Kitchen
      Author
      ill. by Susan Guevara
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Novi Public Library in Juvenile Collection
      Pub date
      1996 Pura Belpré /Ill, 1996 Tomás Rivera
    • Search Result #37. Chato\'s Kitchen by ill. by Susan Guevara

    • Title
      Chato's Kitchen
      Author
      ill. by Susan Guevara
      Holdings
      10 Copies Available Brandon Township Library, Ecorse Public Library (Wayne Co. Library), Highland Township Public Library, Novi Public Library, Redford Township District Library, Royal Oak Public Library, Springfield Township Library, Taylor Community Library (Wayne Co. Library), Trenton Veterans Memorial Lib. (Wayne Co. Lib.), and Wayne Public Library
      Pub date
      1996 Pura Belpré /Ill, 1996 Tomás Rivera
    • Search Result #38. An Island Like You: Stories of the Barrio by Judith Ortiz Cofer

    • Title
      An Island Like You: Stories of the Barrio
      Author
      Judith Ortiz Cofer
      Holdings
      2 Copies Available Pontiac Public Library and River Rouge Public Library
      Pub date
      1996 Pura Belpré /Text
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