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Brothers. Reprinted by permission of Randy Richard Cordova. ©2004 Randy Richard Cordova.

The Promise. Reprinted by permission of Antonio Farias. ©2003 Antonio Farias.

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Tita. Reprinted by permission of Cynthia Louise Buckingham. ©2003 Cynthia Louise Buckingham.

Oysters and Zarzuelas. Reprinted by permission of Maria Ercilla. ©1997 Maria Ercilla.

The Cuban Kitchen Dance. Reprinted by permission of Johnny Diaz. ©2004 Johnny Diaz.

Mother’s Shoes. Reprinted by permission of Irma Yolanda Andrade. ©2004 Irma Yolanda Andrade.

Things I Learned from My Mother. Reprinted by permission of Sylvia Rosa-Casanova. ©2003 Sylvia Rosa-Casanova.

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Every First Friday. Reprinted by permission of Alejandro Diaz. ©2001 Alejandro Diaz.

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Learning to Appreciate Papi. Reprinted by permission of María Luisa Salcines ©2003 María Luisa Salcines.

Swim Like a Fish. Reprinted by permission of Melissa Annette Santiago. ©2004 Melissa Annette Santiago.

Hey, Mister! Reprinted by permission of Rogelio R. Gómez. ©2004 Rogelio R. Gómez.

A Bridge to Freedom. Reprinted by permission of Jacqueline Méndez. ©2000 Jacqueline Méndez.

Sadie Hawkins Day. Reprinted by permission of Carol Marie Zapata. ©2004 Carol Marie Zapata.

The Ring. Reprinted by permission of Esther Bonilla Read. ©2003 Esther Bonilla Read.

Lessons My Mother Taught Me. Reprinted by permission of Marta Alicia Oppenheimer. ©2004 Marta Alicia Oppenheimer.

Hope, Thy Name Is Lina. Reprinted by permission of Elizabeth García. ©2004 Elizabeth García.

Alma/My Soul. Reprinted by permission of Heather J. Kirk. ©2001 Heather J. Kirk.

On Teaching. Reprinted by permission of Salvador González Padilla. ©2004 Salvador González Padilla.

From Tug-of-War to Dance. Reprinted by permission of Juan Blea. ©2004 Juan Blea.

Not Mexican? Reprinted by permission of Ruben Navarrette, Jr. ©2003 Ruben Navarrette, Jr.

Hunger. Reprinted by permission of Nilsa Evette Mariano. ©2004 Nilsa Evette Mariano.

My Fundillo (All the Wrong Places). Reprinted by permission of Michele Carlo. ©2003 Michele Carlo.

The Hardest Lesson. Reprinted by permission of Caroline C. Sánchez. ©2000 Caroline C. Sánchez.

The Power of Our Family History. Reprinted by permission of Cynthia Y. Massey. ©2003 Cynthia Y. Massey.

Raising Our Family at the Cultural Crossroads. Reprinted by permission of Liza Margarita Rodriguez. ©2003 Liza Margarita Rodriguez.

Child of the Americas. Reprinted by permission of Aurora Levins Morales. ©1986 Aurora Levins Morales.

Eggs, 1930. Reprinted by permission of Aurora Levins Morales. ©2004 Aurora Levins Morales.

The Clinic. Reprinted by permission of Dahlma C. Llanos. ©2000 Dahlma C. Llanos.

In My Classroom. Reprinted by permission of Angela M. Ratliff. ©2001 Angela M. Ratliff.

A Mother’s Love. Reprinted by permission of Johnny N. Ortez, Jr. ©2002 Johnny N. Ortez, Jr.

I’ll Always Remember You. Reprinted by permission of Norma Ester Oquendo. ©2004 Norma Ester Oquendo.

Reeling In a Boy’s Dream. Reprinted by permission of María Luisa Salcines. ©2003 María Luisa Salcines.

The Power to Shine. Reprinted by permission of Deborah Rosado Shaw. ©2000 Deborah Rosado Shaw.

Transforming Tragedy. Reprinted by permission of Maya Estela Alvarez-Galván. ©2004 Maya Estela Alvarez-Galván.

The Christmas Train. Reprinted by permission of Barbara Gutiérrez. ©2004 Barbara Gutiérrez.

Love in Shadows. Reprinted by permission of Mary Helen Ponce. ©2000 Mary Helen Ponce.

Gift of Jehovah. Reprinted by permission of Melody Delgado Lorbeer. ©2004 Melody Delgado Lorbeer.

Long “i,” Silent “e.” Reprinted by permission of Rick Rivera. ©2002 Rick Rivera.

Home Sweet Caldo de Pollo. Reprinted by permission of Alvaro Garduño. ©2000 Alvaro Garduño.

Chuleta. Reprinted by permission of Michele Sanchez-Capriotti. ©2000 Michele Sanchez-Capriotti.

Cleaning Crackers. Reprinted by permission of Colin Mortensen-Sánchez. ©2005 Colin Mortensen-Sánchez.

The Hurricanes. Reprinted by permission of Xiomara J. Pages. ©2003 Xiomara J. Pages.

A Lesson More Important than Math. Reprinted by permission of Ellen Gail Batt. ©2004 Ellen Gail Batt.

Wrong Channel. Reprinted by permission of Roberto G. Fernández. ©1996 Roberto G. Fernández.

La Brava. Reprinted by permission of Robert Javier Suarez. ©2001 Robert Javier Suarez.

Abuelita, Abuelita. Reprinted by permission of Lauren Nicole Pérez. ©2001 Lauren Nicole Pérez.

Living the Dream. Reprinted by permission of Carlos R. Bermúdez. ©2003 Carlos R. Bermúdez.

A Hero’s Story. Reprinted by permission of Mónica García. ©2004 Mónica García.

Amador. Reprinted by permission of Maria Luisa Alaniz. ©2003 Maria Luisa Alaniz.

Cop by Destiny. Reprinted by permission of Ruben G. Navarrette, Sr. ©2002 Ruben G. Navarrette, Sr.

My Puerto Rican Grandmother. Reprinted by permission of Patricia L. Herlevi. ©1996 Patricia L. Herlevi.

Patricio Flores. Reprinted by permission of Mónica Morán González. ©2004 Mónica Morán González.

“I Am a Curandura.” Reprinted by permission of Nancy Leigh Harless. ©2000 Nancy Leigh Harless.

Face to Face with My Childhood Hero. Reprinted by permission of Carlos R. Bermúdez. ©1997 Carlos R. Bermúdez.

Lavender Roses. Reprinted by permission of Caroline C. Sánchez. ©2001 Caroline C. Sánchez.

Feliz Navidad. Reprinted by permission of Adriana Rosales. ©2004 Adriana Rosales.

On My Altar. Reprinted by permission of Suzanne LaFetra. ©2002 Suzanne LaFetra.

The White Butterfly. Reprinted by permission of Jennifer Ramon-Dover. ©2004 Jennifer Ramon-Dover.

Abuela’s Magic. Reprinted by permission of Michele Sanchez-Capriotti. ©2000 Michele Sanchez-Capriotti.

Me and Don Paco. Reprinted by permission of Marie Delgado Travis. ©2003 Marie Delgado Travis.

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Feeding the Soul. Reprinted by permission of Chela González. ©2004 Chela González.

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