Latin Twist

These books cover a diversity of situations and settings; introducing the reader to characters from around the world. Enjoy a look at immigration from those just arriving on U.S. soil to those who’ve been here for generations.

A Girl Like Che Guevara

By Teresa de la Caridad Doval

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Sixteen-year-old Lourdes is a dedicated and proud revolutionary who spends the summer of 1982, along with her peers, at the "School-in-the-Fields," tilling tobacco fields to prove her dedication to Fidel and the revolution.
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Loving Pedro Infante

By Denise Chavez

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Teresina Avila is a divorced, thirty-something Chicana working in Cabritoville, New Mexico. Her lover will never leave his wife and ties Tere's heart in knots. Her diversions center around her best friend, Irma, and her membership in the Pedro Infante Fan Club. A hilarious and heartrending story about the fictions women weave to justify loving the wrong mate.

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