Search Results   

12 Results for: duncan tonatiuh

 
Last 30 days
Last 6 months
Last 12 months
Last 24 months
Specific Dates
           

Review of Soldier for Equality: José de la Luz Sáenz and the Great War

Soldier for Equality: José de la Luz Sáenz and the Great War by Duncan Tonatiuh; illus. by the author Primary, Intermediate    Abrams    40 pp. 9/19    978-1-4197-3682-7    $18.99 Growing up Mexican American in Texas at the turn of the twentieth century meant racism and discrimination to José de la Luz Sáenz:...
      

Duncan Tonatiuh Talks with Roger

Talks with Roger is a sponsored supplement to our free monthly e-newsletter, Notes from the Horn Book. To receive Notes, sign up here.   Sponsored by ABRAMS You can spot a picture book by Duncan Tonatiuh from quite a distance, but it's not just his pictures that stand out. Take a look at his unusual...
      

Review of Undocumented: A Worker's Fight

Undocumented: A Worker’s Fightby Duncan Tonatiuh; illus. by the authorMiddle School, High School    Abrams ComicArts    24 pp. 8/18    978-1-4197-2854-9   $19.99 “You don’t know our names but you’ve seen us.” The accompanying illustration is of Juan, an undocumented immigrant, with one hand raised in a fist and the other holding a megaphone from which...
      

Undocumented

2
Undocumented: A Worker’s Fight by Duncan Tonatiuh follows a fictional man named Juan who emigrates from Mexico to the United States. As an undocumented restaurant worker, he is terribly exploited; a waitress, herself an immigrant from China, recruits Juan to help organize their colleagues, and they courageously file a legal...
      

Review of Danza!: Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México

Danza!: Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de Méxicoby Duncan Tonatiuh; illus. by the authorPrimary, Intermediate    Abrams    32 pp.8/17    978-1-4197-2532-6    $18.95e-book ed.  978-1-68335-110-8    $15.54Tonatiuh (Separate Is Never Equal, rev. 7/14; Funny Bones, rev. 11/15) tells the story of Amalia Hernández (1917–2000), founder of Mexico’s most famous dance company, El Ballet...
      

Review of The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes

The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoesby Duncan Tonatiuh; 
illus. by the authorPrimary    Abrams    40 pp.10/16    978-1-4197-2130-4    $16.95After a string of award-winning picture-book biographies (Separate Is Never Equal, rev. 7/14; Funny Bones, rev. 11/15), Tonatiuh turns to folklore for this adapted pourquoi story that explains the origins...
      

Funny Bones

You know that skeleton woman with the big flowered hat? Guess what? Her name is la Catrina, and she wasn't created by Russell Stover. You may not recognize the name José Guadalupe Posada, but you're probably familiar with his most iconic illustration. La Catrina is everywhere these days, especially since...
      

Review of Funny Bones

Funny Bones: Posada and His Day 
of the Dead Calaverasby Duncan Tonatiuh; 
illus. by the authorPrimary, Intermediate   Abrams   40 pp.8/15   978-1-4197-1647-8   $18.95Artist José Guadalupe Posada (1852–1915) didn’t invent calaveras, the iconic skeletons associated with Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebration, but they attained their greatest popularity during the twenty-four years...
      

Five questions for Duncan Tonatiuh

1
Photo: Patty Flagger.Duncan Tonatiuh's distinctive, instantly recognizable style, heavily influenced by Mixtec codices, perfectly complements his choice of subject matter and his own Latino heritage. His new book Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras (Abrams, 6–9 years), which arrives just in time for El Día de los...
      

Review of Salsa: Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem

Salsa: Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poemby Jorge Argueta; illus. by Duncan Tonatiuh; trans. from the Spanish by Elisa AmadoPrimary     Groundwood     32 pp.3/15     978-1-55498-442-8     $18.95e-book ed. 978-1-55498-443-5     $16.95In this latest addition to his series of bilingual cooking poems (Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding; Guacamole), Argueta...

Community matters. Stay up to date on breaking news, trends, reviews, and more.

Get access to reviews of books, ebooks, and more