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Gabi, A Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero

 Gabi, A Girl in Pieces

It’s Gabi’s senior year, and a whirlwind of change is upon her. Through journal entries and poetry, Gabi Hernandez writes of the series of events that threaten to overwhelm her.  290 more words

Young Adult/Teen

Gabi, A Girl in Pieces, by Isabel Quintero, Multicultural Work

Gabi is a girl in pieces. She is a senior in high school worried about college and boys, considers herself “fat,” has a father who has succumbed to his meth addiction, a best friend Sebastian who has recently come out as gay, and another, Cindy, who has just unexpectedly become pregnant. 522 more words

YA Multicultural Work

dia de los muertos

Sugar skulls, marigolds, and calavera makeup seem to be very “in” this year and I wanted to join the fun! Initially I wanted to recreate… 123 more words


Texas is Chili Country by Judy Alter

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Judy Alter



Texans love to eat, and one dish they can’t get enough of is chili—so much so that chili con carne is Texas’s state meal. 361 more words

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Jovita Idár (1885–1946)

“Mexican children in Texas need an education…. There is no other means to do it but ourselves, so that we are not devalued and humiliated by the strangers who surround us.”

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I was sitting in the back of the room during the first Triota–my school’s intersectional feminism club–meeting of the year as we made rounds around the room introducing ourselves and sharing our first experiences with feminism. 440 more words