Book and Video Shopping Sprees!


Recent book and video purchases for my classroom:  I know I have seemed to go a bit nuts, but I take time to figure out whether or not to buy the books second hand.  Amazon Shops usually charge $3.99 for shipping.

Petty Crimes by Gary Soto
101 Spanish Proverbs by Eduardo Aparicio
The Day it Snowed Tortillas: Folktales told in Spanish and English by Joe Hayes
Creepy Creatures and other Cucuys by Xavier Garza
See What You Say: English and Spanish Idioms by Nancy Maria Grande Tabor
Fiesta Feminina: Celebrating Women in Mexican Folktale by Mary-Joan Gerson
Lucha Libre: The Man in the Silver Mask by Xavier Garza
Crossing the Wire by Will Hobbs
Directory of Grants for Crafts and How to Write a Winning Proposal by James Dillehay
Horse Hooves and Chicken Feet: Mexican Folktales by Neil Philip
In Few Words: A Compendium of Latino Folk Wit and Wisdom by Jose Antonio Burciaga
Family Pictures by Carmen Lomas Garza
Neighborhood Odes by Gary Soto
Orange Candy Slices and Other Secret Tales by Viola Canales
Truth and Salsa by Linda Lowery
Folk Wisdom of Mexico by Gary Soto
Roni’s Sweet Fifteen by Janet Quin-Harkin
First Crossing: Stories about Teen Immigrants by Donald R. Gallo

Bought with grant money:
Hands On Latin America: Art Activities for All Ages by Yvonne Y. Merrill
The Well of Sacrifice by Chris Eboch
Infinitas Gracias: Contemporary Mexican Votive Painting by Alfredo Vilchis Roque
Maya Designs (Coloring Book) by Wilson G. Turner
Rain Player by David Wisniewski
Ancient Mexican Designs Coloring Book (Dover Coloring Book) by Marty Noble
A Coloring Book of Incas, Aztecs and Mayas by Bellerophon Books
Decorative Tile Designs Coloring Book by Marty Noble
My First Book of Proverbs/Mi primer libro de dichos by Ralfka Gonzalez
Dichos: Proverbs and Sayings from the Spanish by Charles Aranda
Heart of a Jaguar by Marc Talbert
25 Latino Craft Projects (Celebrating Culture in Your Library Series) by Ana-Elba Pavon and Diana Borrego
Artesania Mexicana/The Mexican Craft Book: inspirations, Designs and step by step Projects by Tracy Marsh
Mexico: 40 Activities to Experience Mexico Past & Present (Kaleidoscope Kids) by Susan Milord
Life in Ancient Mexico Coloring Book (Dover Pictorial Archive Series) by John Green
Refranes y Dichos Mexicanos (Vagones)
Spanish Tile Designs in Full Color (Dover Pictorial Archives) By: Carol Belanger Grafton
Ancient Mexican Designs CD-ROM and Book (Dover Pictorial Archives)
Family Pictures, 15th Anniversary Edition / Cuadros de Familia, Edición Quinceañera by Pat Mora and Carmen Lomas Garza
Santos of Spanish New Mexico Coloring Book: English and Spanish Text by Al Chapman
Our Lady of Guadalupe(Coloring Book) by Mary Fabyan Windeatt
Mexico and Central America: A Fiesta of Cultures, Crafts, and Activities for Ages 8-12 by Mary C. Turck
Secrets of Ancient Cultures: The Maya–Activities and Crafts from a Mysterious Land by Arlette N. Braman
Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book by Jeanette Winter
Arts and Crafts of Mexico by Chloe Sayer
Making Magic Windows: Creating Cut-Paper Art With Carmen Lomas Garza
Now, I have to go home and make sure I received all of those books!

With Gov. Perdue’s card (teachers in GA now get a $100 credit card at the beginning of the year to buy classroom supplies):
Anne of Green Gables (DVD)
Treasure Island (DVD)
It’s All In The Frijoles: 100 Famous Latinos Share Real Life Stories, Time-Tested Dichos, and Favorite Folktales by Yolanda Nava
Short Reading Passages & Graphic Organizers to Build Comprehension: Grades 4 – 5 by Linda Ward Beech
La Llorona / The Weeping Woman by Joe Hayes
Little Women (DVD – Collector’s Edition)
A Little Princess (DVD)
Arabian Nights (DVD)
Black Beauty (DVD)

The DVD’s are to support the Oxford Bookworms Classics Texts that I have in my classroom!


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