School Library Media/Materials: Diverse Texts-Mexican White Boy

  Note: This post is part of a series on School Library Media/Materials for a course Pena, M. de la (2008). Mexican whiteboy. New York: Delacorte. Sixteen year old Danny Lopez searches for his identity amidst the confusion of being half-Mexican and half-white while spending the summer with his cousin and new friends on the … Continue reading

School Library Media/Materials: Diverse Texts-My Own True Name

  Note: This post is part of a series on School Library Media/Materials for a course Mora, P. (2000). My own true name. Houston: Pinata. Sixty-plus poems for young adults covering the experiences of Pat Mora, a bilingual Mexican-American woman from El Paso, Texas. The poems are appropriate yet challenging for teens and young adults … Continue reading

School Library Media/Materials: Diverse Texts-Drama [Graphic Novel]

  Note: This post is part of a series on School Library Media/Materials for a course Telgemeier, R. (2012). Drama. New York: Graphix. Callie deeply loves all things theater. She’s the set designer for the stage crew, and has lofty ideas of how to design the set (especially the cannon) for this year’s production, Moon … Continue reading

School Library Media/Materials: Diverse Texts-Tikki Tikki Tembo [Motion Picture]

  Note: This post is part of a series on School Library Media/Materials for a course Scholastic (Producer & Director). (2011). Tikki Tikki Tembo and more favorite tales [Motion Picture]. USA: Scholastic. This video contains six tales from Asia.  Tikki Tikki Tembo: This Chinese folktale explains why great long names are no longer chosen for their … Continue reading