Latino History Day by Day: A Reference Guide to Events

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Greenwood Publishing Group, May 9, 2013 - Social Science - 353 pages
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Latino/a history has been relatively slow in gaining recognition despite the population's rich and varied history. Engaging and informative, Latino History Day by Day: A Reference Guide to Events will help address that oversight. Much more than just a "this-day-in-history" list, the guide describes important events in Latino/a history, augmenting many entries with a brief excerpt from a primary document. All entries include two annotated books and websites as key resources for follow up.

The day-to-day reference is organized by the 365 days of the year with each day drawing from events that span several hundred years of Latino/a history, from Mexican Americans to Puerto Ricans to Cuban Americans. With this guide in hand, teachers will be able to more easily incorporate Latino/a history into their classes. Students will find the book an easy-to-use guide to the Latino/a past and an ideal starting place for research.


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Chapter 1The World of Todays Teens
Assume Nothing
Chapter 3The Teen Collection
Chapter 4Readers Advisory
Chapter 5Programming for Teens
Chapter 6Creating a TeenFriendly Library
Chapter 7The Three Ps

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Caryn E. Neumann, PhD, is visiting assistant professor of history at Miami University, Oxford, OH.

Tammy S. Allen is senior lecturer in Spanish and the coordinator for Humanities and Fine Arts at Miami University, Oxford, OH.

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