Titles by Subject

Sor Juana's Second Dream

A Novel
By Alicia Gaspar de Alba

This historically accurate and beautifully written novel explores the secret inclinations, subjective desires, and political struggles of the 17th-century Mexican nun and poet.

CrashBoomLove

A Novel in Verse
By Juan Felipe Herrera

In this novel in verse--unprecedented in Chicano literature--renowned poet Juan Felipe Herrera illuminates the soul of a generation. Drawn from his own life as well as a lifetime of dedication to young people, CrashBoomLove helps readers understand what it is to be a teen, a migrant worker, and a boy wanting to be a boy.

A Garlic Testament

Seasons on a Small New Mexico Farm
By Stanley Crawford

Meditations on growing garlic and on the farming way of life.

"To dream a garden and then to plant it is an act of independence and even defiance to the greater world."--Stan Crawford

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