Southwest

Cancionero

Songs of Laughter and Faith in New Mexico
By John Donald Robb
Edited by James Bratcher

Created for musicians and vocalists, Cancionero features arrangements for voice with piano or guitar accompaniments as well as selected concert versions for voice, oboe, harp, and piano.

Enchantment and Exploitation

The Life and Hard Times of a New Mexico Mountain Range
Revised and Expanded Edition
By William deBuys

Now, more than thirty years later, this revised and expanded edition provides a long-awaited assessment of the quality of the journey that New Mexican society has traveled in that time—and continues to travel.

Baby Jack and Jumping Jack Rabbit

By Loyd Tireman
Illustrations by Ralph Douglass

Join Baby Jack in the first book of the Mesaland Series as he explores the desert and encounters other creatures, including a little bee, a grasshopper, and a pile of big red ants.

Big Fat

By Loyd Tireman
Illustrations by Ralph Douglass

The fifth book of the Mesaland Series tells the story of lovable, lumbering prairie dog Big Fat.

Cocky

By Loyd Tireman
Illustrations by Ralph Douglass

Cocky, a rollicking little roadrunner, joins baby jack rabbit Hop-a-long and the other creatures of the desert in the fourth book of the Mesaland Series.

Dumbee

By Loyd Tireman
Illustrations by Ralph Douglass

“An engaging account of the adventures of a bumblebee.”—Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Hop-a-long

By Loyd Tireman
Illustrations by Ralph Douglass

In the second book of the Mesaland Series, Baby Jack grows up and is renamed Hop-a-long.

Quills

By Loyd Tireman
Illustrations by Ralph Douglass

In the sixth book of the Mesaland Series, meet a strange little animal sprinkled with needle-sharp quills—Mr. Porcupine!

3 Toes

By Loyd Tireman
Illustrations by Ralph Douglass

The final book of the Mesaland Series follows Three-Toes as he pops in and out of mischief on the sunny mesa.

Amada's Blessings from the Peyote Gardens of South Texas

By Stacy B. Schaefer

Schaefer's book weaves together the geography, biology, history, cultures, and religions that created the unique life of Mrs. Cardenas and the people she knew.

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