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Gonzalez, Maya Christina

Overview
Works: 42 works in 127 publications in 4 languages and 12,286 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Diary fiction  Stories in rhyme  History  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Thesis advisor
Classifications: PZ73, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Maya Christina Gonzalez
 
Most widely held works by Maya Christina Gonzalez
Mis colores, mi mundo = My colors, my world by Maya Christina Gonzalez( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya, who lives in the dusty desert, opens her eyes wide to find the colors in her world, from Papi's black hair and Mami's orange and purple flowers to Maya's red swing set and the fiery pink sunset
My diary from here to there by Amada Irma Pérez( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This English/Spanish story begins as young Amada overhears her parents whisper of moving from Mexico to Los Angeles where greater opportunity awaits. As she and her family journey north, Amada records in her diary her fears, hopes, and dreams for their lives in the United States. Full-color illustrations
From the bellybutton of the moon and other summer poems by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bilingual collection of poems in which the renowned Mexican American poet revisits and celebrates his childhood memories of summers, Mexico, and nature
Laughing tomatoes and other spring poems = Jitomates risueños y otros poemas de primavera : poems by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bilingual collection of humorous and serious poems about family, nature, and celebrations by a renowned Mexican American poet
My very own room by Amada Irma Pérez( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of her family, a resourceful Mexican American girl realizes her dream of having a space of her own to read and to think
Fiesta femenina : celebrating women in Mexican folktale by Mary-Joan Gerson( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folktales from various cultures in Mexico, all focusing on the important roles of women, such as Rosha, a young girl who rescues the sun; the goddess Tangu Yuh; Kesne, a Zapotec princess; and the Virgin Mary
Angels ride bikes and other fall poems by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bilingual collection of poems in which the renowned Mexican American poet revisits and celebrates his childhood memories of fall in the city and growing up in Los Angeles
Prietita and the ghost woman by Gloria Anzaldúa( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prietita, a young Mexican American girl, becomes lost in her search for an herb to cure her mother and is aided by the legendary ghost woman. While looking for an herb to cure her mother, Prietita gets lost in the woods in this English-Spanish fantasy. Prietita goes into the woods in search of the missing herb that can help cure her mother. Despite the frightening stories she has heard of the legendary ghost woman who steals children at night, she is not afraid when she encounters La Llorona. The rich velvet tones of the book's illustrations provide a powerful and magical setting for this beautiful story
Call me tree by Maya Christina Gonzalez( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bilingual poetic tale that follows one child/tree from the depths of Mami/Earth to the heights of the sky, telling a story about being free to grow and be who we are meant to be and honoring our relationship with the natural world
Animal poems of the Iguazú : poems by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes readers into the magical rainforest of the Iguazú National Park
Nana's big surprise by Amada Irma Pérez( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amada and her family build a chicken coop, hoping that her grandmother, visiting from Mexico, will enjoy raising the chickens and be distracted from her grief at Grandfather's death
I know the river loves me by Maya Christina Gonzalez( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl expresses her love of the river that she visits, plays in, and cares for throughout the year
I am of two places : children's poetry( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The feelings of five children who have ties to both the United States and Latin America are expressed in poems written by the children
When a bully is president : truth and creativity for oppressive times = Cuando el presidente es un bulí : la verdad y la creatividad en tiempos opresivos by Maya Christina Gonzalez( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tool to talk about current and historical oppression and bullying in the United States while focusing on the important role kids can play using creativity and self love as a base to develop strength during difficult times. Ink & Watercolor Illustrations. Story text in English & Spanish. Back matter with additional resources
Nana's chicken coop surprise = Nana, qué sorpresa! by Amada Irma Pérez( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amada and her family build a chicken coop, hoping that her grandmother, visiting from Mexico, will enjoy raising the chickens and be distracted from her grief at Grandfather's death
What fine gardeners by Brenda Parkes( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miguel and María plant corn, tend the crop, and share their harvest with neighbors
Soy de dos lugares : poesía juvenil by Mary Carden( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crying mountain : a Mexican legend by Patricia Almada( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They, she, he, me : free to be! by Maya Christina Gonzalez( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pronouns serve as a familiar starting point for kids and grown-ups to expand ideas about gender and celebrate personal expression with fun imagery that provides a place to meet and play
 
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My diary from here to there
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Gonzalez, Christina

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My diary from here to thereFrom the bellybutton of the moon and other summer poemsLaughing tomatoes and other spring poems = Jitomates risueños y otros poemas de primavera : poemsMy very own roomFiesta femenina : celebrating women in Mexican folktaleAngels ride bikes and other fall poemsPrietita and the ghost womanAnimal poems of the Iguazú : poems