My Mexico

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Putnam's Sons, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 36 pages
The poems in this brightly illustrated collection range in subject from the music of Nahuati to pet iguanas sold on the Taxco Road. Many different faces of this ancient country are depicted, including the mysterious Aztecs who left traces of themselves in bone and stone. Glossary, pronunication key, and dual language text included. Full color.

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User Review  - Trock33 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book, however was not a huge fan oh Johnston's style of writing. The book was a compilation of poems about mexico, and each page had the poem listed in english and in spanish. It was ... Read full review

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User Review  - michelleraphael - LibraryThing

My Mexico contains poems that give us all a little idea of what life in Mexico might be like. The back of the book provides a short glossary for us English speakers. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Tony Johnston was born in Los Angeles, California on January 30, 1942. She received a B.A. in history and an M.A in education from Stanford University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a fourth-grade teacher. She has written over 70 books for children. Her titles include Amber on the Mountain, the Cowboy and the Black-Eyed Pea, Day of the Dead, the Ghost of Nicholas Greebe, the Sparky and Eddie series, and the Adventures of Mole and Troll. Her first adult novel was Any Small Goodness. Her works have earned her several awards including a Children's Choice Award for Four Scary Stories and the Beatty Award in 2002 for Any Small Goodness.

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