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Villaseñor, Victor

Overview
Works: 71 works in 245 publications in 6 languages and 12,423 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Drama  Domestic fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Short stories  Folklore  Western films 
Roles: Author, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3572.I384, B
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Macho! by Victor Villaseñor( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the story of a young man's illegal entry into the United States from the state of Michoacan, Mexico and his life working in the vegetable fields of California
Little Crow to the rescue by Victor Villaseñor( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Product Description: A colorful folktale about the natural world by a renowned Chicano writer. Little Crow and Father Crow sit on the branch of a tall tree surveying the freshly planted corn field. Father Crow tells Little Crow that the human father and son they see working in the fields do a lot for crows. They plant corn, they move water, and they feed the crows with their fields. The crows sing their gratitude to the farmers, but in spite of their efforts to sing their best songs, the farmers don't like the crows. As they watch, the tricky farmer bends to get a rock. He hides it by the side of his leg, and when they get in close range, the farmer launches his missile at the crows. But Little Crow and Father Crow are much too fast for him. They fly overhead, laughing and singing. Other crows are not so lucky, like Uncle Fly-Too-Late whose wing was broken when a farmer threw a rock. Little Crow is troubled. What if the farmer picked up a rock when Little Crow wasn't looking? What if Little Crow couldn't get away fast enough? Soon, Little Crow has an idea that just might save all the crows
Walkout( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on true events, honor student Paula Crisostomo organizes a peaceful walkout to protest discrimination against Mexican-Americans in her school system
Jury : the people vs. Juan Corona by Victor Villaseñor( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated: Mon Valley Community Services Inc
The stranger and the red rooster = El forastero y el gallo rojo by Victor Villaseñor( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: One day in a small California barrio, a scary-looking stranger with an ugly scar on his face arrives. Silence falls on the streets. Normally raucous children stop playing, and their fearful mothers quickly beckon them inside. Everyone peeks out of windows and doors to watch the stranger walk down Main Street. Later in the week, the stranger again appears in town. And a few days later, on a pleasant Sunday morning, the man shows his frightening face yet again. But this time, he's not alone. Cradled in the stranger's arms is a big, red rooster with a yellow ribbon tied around its neck. When the rooster sets off after a bug with the stranger hanging on to the ribbon "like a cowboy who had lassoed a wild bull," the townspeople are finally able to look past the long, ugly scar on the stranger's face. Echoing the oral tradition common to so many Latinos, acclaimed author Victor Villasenor shares with young readers one of his father's favorite stories. With vibrant illustrations by Jose Jara, this will soon become the favorite of many children aged 3 to 7
The frog and his friends save humanity by Victor Villaseñor( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En este cuento folklórico mexicano, es la primavera de la Creación, y todos los animales se reúnen alrededor de un bicho raro recién llegado. Se deciden que es gracioso y bonito--un chiste de la Madre Naturaleza--y que vale la pena cooperar para rescatar este primer niño humano
Mother Fox and Mr. Coyote by Victor Villaseñor( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mamá Zorra distracts a hungry coyote from eating her and her three cubs by persuading him that the moon's reflection in a pond is actually a giant wheel of cheese
Goodnight, Papito Dios by Victor Villaseñor( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father comforts his son at bedtime by singing the turtledove song his own mother once sang to him, in hopes that the child will awake refreshed and secure in the knowledge that he is loved
The ballad of Gregorio Cortez by Américo Paredes( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and French and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1901 Texas, a Mexican mistakenly shoots a sheriff in self-defense precipitating a manhunt in which 600 Texas Rangers pursue their quarry 450 miles in 11 days
Wild steps of heaven by Victor Villaseñor( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and German and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of the author's father's family, telling of the dynasty created by Don Juan and Doña Villaseñor during the tumultuous era of the Mexican Revolution
Authentic family-style Mexican cooking( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild steps of heaven by Victor Villaseñor( Recording )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful, moving portrait of a family, who in their courage and love of life, represent the whole passionate history of Mexico. A personal sory of madness and miracles, rage and redemption
Lion eyes by Victor Villaseñor( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the American Indian belief, it is said that we never really know who we are until we find our totem, and once we do, then everything falls into place, even in the midst of chaos. Lion Eyes is the exciting true story of Jan Milburn, who came face-to-face with his totem and was transformed. As a love-deprived young child, he got lost in a snowstorm in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California, and a huge mountain lion led him safely home ... setting him on a course for a miraculous life. Acclaimed best-selling author Victor Villaseñor gives voice to Jan's thrilling tale, full of danger, clashes between light and darkness, romance, and healing miracles."--Jacket
Rain of gold by Victor Villaseñor( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The non-fiction saga of Victor Villasenor's own family. It is the Hispanic Roots, an all-American story of poverty, immigration, struggle and success. Focuses on three generations of the Villasenor family, their spiritual and cultural roots back in Mexico, their immigration to California and their overcoming poverty, prejudice and economic exploitation
Macho! by Victor Villaseñor( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17-year-old Roberto Garcia crosses the border illegally from Mexico into California and must decide whether to join Cesar Chavez's campaign to unionize agricultural workers
Heaven, earth, tequila : un viaje al corazón de México by Doug Menuez( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pasos salvajes del paraíso by Victor Villaseñor( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author continues the story of his family begun in "Rains of gold". There is Margarita, the matriarch, and her beloved Juan Jesus. Their sons Jose, hero of the Mexican Revolution, and Juan (the author's father) who is rejected by his father
Snow Goose global Thanksgiving by Victor Villaseñor( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little crow to the rescue : el cuervito al rescate by Victor Villaseñor( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his father teaches him to beware of the tricky human beings, who try to hit birds with rocks, Little Crow shares an idea which causes all the crows to proclaim him a genius and which alters their future
Lluvia de oro by Victor Villaseñor( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor Villaseñor entrelaza las historias paralelas de dos familias in dos países.trayendonos el romance eterno entre el explosivo contrabandista el cual sería su padre y la bella Lupe, su madre
 
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Alternative Names
Victor Villaseñor American writer

Villaseñor, Edmund.

Villaseñor, Edmund 1940-

Villaseñor, Edmundo 1940-

Villasenor, Victor

Villaseñor, Victor 1940-

Villaseñor, Victor E. 1940-

Villaseñor, Victor Edmund.

Villaseñor, Victor Edmund 1940-

Villaseñor, Víctor Edmundo 1940-...

Languages
English (153)

Spanish (36)

German (4)

French (3)

Italian (2)

Danish (1)

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Little Crow to the rescueWalkoutJury : the people vs. Juan CoronaThe stranger and the red rooster = El forastero y el gallo rojoThe frog and his friends save humanityMother Fox and Mr. CoyoteGoodnight, Papito DiosWild steps of heaven