Results for: donna higuera

Below is a list of 5 the books by this author.

Book cover of ALEBRIJES
ALEBRIJES
By: donna higuera | Published: October 2023

For 400 years, Earth has been a barren wasteland. The few humans that survive scrape together an existence in the cruel city of Pocatel - or go it...

For 400 years, Earth has been a barren wasteland. The few humans that survive scrape together an existence in the cruel city of Pocatel - or go it alone in the wilderness beyond, filled with wandering spirits and wyrms. They don't last long. 13 year-old pickpocket Leandro and his sister Gabi do what they can to forge a life in Pocatel. The city does not take kindly to Cascabel like them - the descendants of those who worked the San Joaquin Valley for generations. When Gabi is caught stealing precious fruit from the Pocatelan elite, Leando takes the fall. But his exile proves more than he ever could have imagined -- far from a simple banishment, his consciousness is placed inside an ancient drone and left to fend on its own. But beyond the walls of Pocatel lie other alebrijes like Leandro who seek for a better world -- as well as mutant monsters, wasteland pirates, a hidden oasis, and the truth.

Theme: Dystopian

  • ISBN
    9781646142637
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Intermediate Fiction
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$28.99
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Book cover of IT'S NAVIDAD EL CUCUY
IT'S NAVIDAD EL CUCUY
By: donna higuera | Published: October 2023

Ramón's friendly monster, El Cucuy, is hesitant to embrace the holiday cheer, but Ramón shows him the spirit of Christmas.

  • ISBN
    9781419760136
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Picture Book
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$23.99
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Book cover of LAST CUENTISTA
LAST CUENTISTA
By: donna higuera | Published: August 2021

Había una vez . . . There lived a girl named Petra Peña, who wanted nothing more than to be a storyteller, like her abuelita. But...

Había una vez . . . There lived a girl named Petra Peña, who wanted nothing more than to be a storyteller, like her abuelita. But Petra's world is ending. Earth has been destroyed by a comet, and only a few hundred scientists and their children - among them Petra and her family - have been chosen to journey to a new planet. They are the ones who must carry on the human race. Hundreds of years later, Petra wakes to this new planet - and the discovery that she is the only person who remembers Earth. A sinister Collective has taken over the ship during its journey, bent on erasing the sins of humanity's past. They have systematically purged the memories of all aboard - or purged them altogether. Petra alone now carries the stories of our past, and with them, any hope for our future. Can she make them live again? Pura Belpré Honor-winning author Donna Barba Higuera presents us with a brilliant journey through the stars, to the very heart of what makes us human.

Theme: #OwnVoices, BIPOC , Newberry Medal Award 2022, Science Fiction

  • ISBN
    9781646140893
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Intermediate Fiction
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$28.99
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Book cover of LUPE WONG WON'T DANCE
LUPE WONG WON'T DANCE
By: donna higuera | Published: September 2020

Lupe Wong is going to be the first female pitcher in the Major Leagues. She's also championed causes her whole young life. Some worthy...like...

Lupe Wong is going to be the first female pitcher in the Major Leagues. She's also championed causes her whole young life. Some worthy...like expanding the options for race on school tests beyond just a few bubbles. And some not so much...like complaining to the BBC about the length between Doctor Who seasons. Lupe needs an A in all her classes in order to meet her favorite pitcher, Fu Li Hernandez, who's Chinacan/Mexinese just like her. So when the horror that is square dancing rears its head in gym? Obviously she's not gonna let that slide.

Theme: Humour, Diversity

  • ISBN
    9781646140039
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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$26.99
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Book cover of LUPE WONG WON'T DANCE
LUPE WONG WON'T DANCE
By: donna higuera | Published: June 2022

Theme: Diversity, #OwnVoices, Sports - Baseball

  • ISBN
    9781646141609
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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$18.99
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