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It was said that California was once Mexico. No wonder there are a lot of Taco shops in L.A. Many Hispanic people live there.

As I mentioned before, the main object of this travel was “a change of pace”. 184 more words


"Witch"- cultural interpretation

Interpretations of what a witch is vary based on cultural mythology, and level of superstitious belief. A great example of a darkly exaggerated interpretation falls from hispanic culture (keep in mind i mean no offence to any cultural references and i am hispanic and have experienced this judgment first hand). 121 more words

I Love Saturdays y domingos by Alma Flor Ada

This is a valuable book to show the bilingual and bicultural immersion of a girl who is  multiracial Mexican and Caucasian USAmerican. On every alternate page the protagonist speaks Spanish with her Mexican grandparents. 217 more words


Student Scholarship Q&A: Kirley Silva, information systems

Every so often, we highlight the importance of student scholarships by introducing you to the very students they help to succeed. Today, we’re featuring Kirley Silva ‘15, information systems, 544 more words


Becoming Naomi Leon by Pam Munoz Ryan

Naomi Soledad Leon Outlaw is a ten year old girl who lives with her great-grandmother and disabled brother in Avocado Acres Trailer Rancho in Lemon Tree, California. 341 more words


Dream Dancer by Jill Newsome and Claudio Munoz

A ten-year-old dance prodigy who happens to be of mixed heritage (Latina and white) breaks her foot and goes through the emotional and physical process of recovery until she can dance again. 90 more words


Jalapeno Bagels by Natasha Wing

With beautiful illustrations from Robert Casilla, this story which reads like a training and orientation day in a bakery, comes to life. This is a first person narrative from Pablo, the son of a Mexican mother and Jewish father who own a bakery together. 174 more words