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 Names on a Map Benjamin Alire Saenz 9780061285691

The Espejo family of El Paso, Texas, is like so many others in America in 1967, trying to make sense of a rapidly escalating war they feel does not concern them. But when the eldest son, Gustavo, a complex and errant rebel, receives a certified letter ordering him to report to basic training, he chooses to flee instead to Mexico. Retreating back to the land of his grandfather--a foreign...

cena: 390
    
Names on a Map
 Sammy & Juliana in Hollywood Benjamin Alire Saenz 9781933693996

It is 1969, America is at war, "Hollywood" is a dirt-poor Chicano barrio in small-town America, and Sammy and Juliana face a world of racism, war in Vietnam, and barrio violence. "Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood" is a Young Adult Library Services Association Top 10 Best Book for Young Adults and a finalist for the "Los Angeles Times" Book Award for Young Adults.

Benjamin Alire Saenznovelist,...

cena: 319
    
Sammy & Juliana in Hollywood
 Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Benjamin Alire Saenz 9781442408920
A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Saenz.
Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special...
cena: 555
    
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
 Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Benjamin Alire Saenz 9781442408937
This Printz Honor Book is a "tender, honest exploration of identity" (Publishers Weekly) that distills lyrical truths about family and friendship.

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time...

cena: 283
    
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
 Carry Me Like Water Benjamin Alire Saenz 9780060831332
This immensely moving novel confronts divisions of race, gender, and class, fusing together the stories of people who come to recognize one another from former lives they didn't know existed -- or that they tried to forget. Diego, a deaf-mute, is barely surviving on the border in El Paso, Texas. Diego's sister, Helen, who lives with her husband in the posh suburbs of San Francisco, long ago...
cena: 343
    
Carry Me Like Water
 The Inexplicable Logic of My Life Benjamin Alire Saenz 9780544586505
"Friendships, family, grief, joy, rage, faith, doubt, poetry, and love--this complex and sensitive book has room for every aspect of growing up "--Margarita Engle, Newbery Honor-Winning author of The Surrender Tree Sal used to know his place with his adoptive gay father, their loving Mexican American family, and his best friend, Samantha. But it's senior year, and suddenly Sal is throwing...
cena: 461
    
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life
 He Forgot to Say Goodbye Benjamin Alire Saenz 9781416949633
-I mean, it's not as if I want a father. I have a father. It's just that I don't know who he is or where he is. But I have one.-
Ramiro Lopez and Jake Upthegrove don't appear to have much in common. Ram lives in the Mexican-American working-class barrio of El Paso called -Dizzy Land.- His brother is sinking into a world of drugs, wreaking havoc in their household. Jake is a rich West...
cena: 484
    
He Forgot to Say Goodbye
 Everything Begins & Ends at the Kentucky Club Benjamin Alire Saenz 9781935955320

Winner of the 2013 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

Benjamin Alire Saenz's stories reveal how all borders--real, imagined, sexual, human, the line between dark and light, addict and straight--entangle those who live on either side. Take, for instance, the Kentucky Club on Avenida Juarez two blocks south of the Rio Grande. It's a touchstone for each of Saenz's stories. His characters walk by,...

cena: 437
    
Everything Begins & Ends at the Kentucky Club
 He Forgot to Say Goodbye Benjamin Alire Saenz 9781416994343
On the surface, Ramiro Lopez and Jake Upthegrove couldn't live more different lives. Ram is Mexican-American, lives in the poor section of town, and is doing his best to keep his mother sane while his brother fights off a drug-induced coma. Jake is a WASP who drives a nice car, lives in a mansion, and has a mother who drinks a bit too much and a step-father who cheats on her. But there is one...
cena: 343
    
He Forgot to Say Goodbye
 The Dog Who Loved Tortillas/La Perrita Que Le Encantaban Las Tortillas Benjamin Alire Senz Benjamin Alire Saenz Geronimo Garcia 9781933693545
Taking care of a new puppy isn't as easy as Diego and Gabriela imagined.
cena: 460
    
The Dog Who Loved Tortillas/La Perrita Que Le Encantaban Las Tortillas
 The Book of What Remains Benjamin Alire Saenz 9781556592973
Saenz turns to memory, heritage, and the living desert as he confronts faith and contemporary politics
cena: 414
    
The Book of What Remains
 The Last Cigarette on Earth Benjamin Alire Saenz 9781941026656

A major Latino writer's intimate but healing journey through addiction, human desire and broken love.

From -He Leaves a Message in the Middle of the Night-

He loved beer
and crack. He loved heroin, ecstasy, the sad music
of the bars. He said he loved you too. You are
thinking of the night you met him. Late October
night, the breeze as soft as his black eyes. He...

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The Last Cigarette on Earth
 Dreaming the End of War Benjamin Alire Saenz 9781556592393

This gripping suite of twelve dreams, infused with the conflict along the border of Mexico and the United States, traces humanity's addiction to violence and killing-from boys stepping on ants to men shooting animals, men shooting women, men shooting enemies. The Dreams begin in a desert landscape where poverty and wealth grate against each other, and the ever present war becomes as invisible...

cena: 391
    
Dreaming the End of War
 Elegies in Blue: Poems Benjamin Alire Saenz 9780938317647

Benjamin Saenz writes, -In the desert, we live in a desert of translation.- That is exactly what he sets out to do, in this, his third book of poems--translate experience into words. He writes of history and learning and death. He writes of loss and knowledge and the difficulties of coming to terms with the harsh and untamable landscape of the border. Ultimately, his elegies are -stones that...

cena: 366
    
Elegies in Blue: Poems
 The Dog Who Loved Tortillas/La Perrita Que Le Encantaban Las Tortillas Benjamin Alire Saenz Geronimo Garcia 9781933693668

Diego and his sister Gabriela argue over their new dog Sofie. But it's only when Sofie gets really sick that they find out who their tortilla-loving pup really belongs to.

This is a bilingual book for kids and dogs and even their parents. Once again, Benjamin Alire Saenz shows he understands the chemistry and dynamics of family, this time with a dog stirring up the recipe. Little Diego...

cena: 248
    
The Dog Who Loved Tortillas/La Perrita Que Le Encantaban Las Tortillas
 Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe - audiobook Benjamin Alire Saenz Lin-Manuel Miranda 9781442366411
A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Saenz.

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special...

cena: 743
    
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe - audiobook
 Native William Haywood Henderson Benjamin Alire Saenz 9780803228450
Four years before Annie Proulx s story Brokeback Mountain appeared in the New Yorker, William Haywood Henderson published Native, the tale of three gay men ensnared in the politics and prejudices of an isolated ranching town in Wyoming s Wind River Valley. Blue Parker, a careful twenty-three-year-old ranch foreman, in love with the West and his home in the mountains, finds himself...
cena: 484
    
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