This book gathers together the personal stories of national Latino leaders--including former Congressman Henry Bonilla, former Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and journalist Soledad O'Brien--originally presented as part of the Latino Leaders Network Luncheon Series in Washington, DC
In Rain of Gold, Victor Villasenor weaves the parallel stories of two families and two countries…bringing us the timeless romance between the volatile bootlegger who would become his father and the beautiful Lupe, his mother–men and women in whose lives the real and the fantastical exist side by side…and in whose hearts the spirit to survive is fueled by a family’s unconditional love.
U.S. Special Agent Hipólito Acosta shares his undercover experiences in pursuit of human smugglers, which often led to the arrest of criminals involved in the sale of counterfeit documents, narcotics and weapons
The best-selling coming-of-age classic, acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught in schools and universities alike, and translated around the world. The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero, a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. Told in a series of vignettes—sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous—Sandra Cisneros’ masterpiece is a classic story of childhood and self-discovery. Few other books in our time have touched so many readers.