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Cesar Chavez: The Struggle for Justice / Cesar Chavez: La lucha por la justicia
Author: Richard Griswold Del Castillo   Illustrator: Anthony Accardo   Translated by: Jose Juan Colin   Narrator: Brian Amador
ISBN: 9781430108344
Length:  25 Min 09 Sec
Release Date: 05/31/2010
Grades: 1 - 4
Price: $19.95
"Cesar Chavez and his fight for the rights of Hispanic agricultural workers is an inspirational story about unity, justice, and perseverance... Brian Armador reads the compelling text clearly and with power. Original music with a Latin flavor accompanies the production. This would make an excellent listening center and provides important insights into Hispanic civil rights."-School Library Journal

Delicious Hullabaloo/Pachanga Deliciosa
Author: Pat Mora   Illustrator: Francisco X. Mora   Translated by: Alba Nora Martinez   Narrator: Rosi Amador
ISBN: 9781430108375
Length:  8 Min 43 Sec
Release Date: 06/30/2010
Grades: K - 3
Price: $19.95
"...Appropriate sound effects and Mexican-Flavored music present throughout, enhancing the listening experience.... Recommended for story times." School Library Journal

Looking Like Me
Author: Walter Dean Myers   Illustrator: Christopher Myers   Narrators: Dion Graham, Quincy Tyler Bernstine
ISBN: 9781430108726
Length:  8 Min 02 Sec
Release Date: 07/31/2011
Grades: K - 4
Price: $31.95
"Dion Graham's confident, enthusiastic narration powerfully depicts a young African-American boy who is beginning to identify who he is in the world. Quincy Tyler Bernstine adds a dynamic array of female voices. No detail is overlooked in this production.... Realistic sound effects link the audio to the pictures and reflect the story's urban setting."-AudioFile Magazine
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Here in Harlem: Poems in Many Voices
ISBN: 9781430109303
Length:  1 Hr 30 Min 00 Sec
Release Date: 11/30/2010
Grades: 3 - 6
Price: $22.95
"An excellent introduction to poetry, social issues, and memoirs; and a wonderful complement to Live Oak's 2008 Odyssey Award winner, Jazz (also written by Myers)."-Booklist
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Black Jack: The Ballad of Jack Johnson
Author: Charles R. Smith Jr   Illustrator: Shane W. Evans   Narrator: Dion Graham
ISBN: 9781430109747
Length:  14 Min 29 Sec
Release Date: 05/30/2011
Grades: 2 - 5
Price: $29.95
"Dion Graham is the ideal narrator for this endearing yet gritty story.... The book's sound effects, music, and robust illustrations, enhance this special read-along. " -AudioFile Magazine

Django: World's Greatest Jazz Guitarist
Author & Illustrator: Bonnie Christensen   Narrator: George Guidall
ISBN: 9781430109815
Length:  18 Min 38 Sec
Release Date: 04/01/2011
Grades: K - 4
Price: $19.95
"Christensen's biography of Django Reinhardt brings this pioneer of jazz to life for young people. Through her poetry, Christensen chronicles Django's "hard life"...sound effects and Django's own music add depth."-AudioFile Magazine
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El Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead)
Author & Illustrator: Ivar Da Coll   Narrator: Ruth Livier
ISBN: 9781430110019
Length:  9 Min 54 Sec
Release Date: 10/31/2012
Grades: K - 4
Price: $19.95
Who better to share the history and traditions of this important Mexican holiday than abuela? With original verse and humorous, colorful illustrations this inter-generational look at the holiday features Grandma sharing stories about the significance of the various customs.

Young Pele: Soccer's First Star
Author: Lesa Cline-Ransome   Illustrator: James E. Ransome   Narrator: Ibsen Santos
ISBN: 9781430110101
Length:  16 Min 41 Sec
Release Date: 11/01/2011
Grades: K - 4
Price: $19.95
"...A ball made of a sock stuffed with rags. Bare feet. Does this sound like an auspicious beginning for "soccer's first star?" Ibsen Santos is an unobtrusive narrator who sets a leisurely pace and lets young listeners interact with both the text and the illustrations... Radio broadcasts of soccer games add ambiance to the production." -AudoFile Magazine

Satchel Paige
Author: Lesa Cline-Ransome   Illustrator: James E. Ransome   Narrator: Dion Graham
ISBN: 9781430110873
Length:  21 Min 14 Sec
Release Date: 05/31/2012
Grades: 2 - 5
Price: $19.95
"Dion Graham's relaxed Southern voice is a perfect complement, enhanced with sound effects and music...the book's large size and Graham's narration combine to offer children a chance to pore over visual details.... Playing in the Negro Leagues was not always a bed of roses, but James Ransome's oil paintings highlight Paige's joi de vivre and joi de baseball."-School Library Journal
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We Are America: A Tribute From the Heart
ISBN: 9781430111115
Length:  33 Min 51 Sec
Release Date: 10/31/2012
Grades: 2 - 5
Price: $19.95
The sweeping scope of Myers's free verse poems is captured beautifully and interpreted dramatically on this CD by a diverse cast of narrators. This eminently patriotic book celebrates free expression and attempts to paint with word pictures the depth and breadth of the varied American experience. ... the chorus of voices, music, and sounds tell the unique story of America and its people in 33 breathless minutes. Truly inspirational." --School Library Journal
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Count on Culebra: Go From 1 to 10 in Spanish
Author: Ann Whitford Paul   Illustrator: Ethan Long   Narrator: Brian & Rosi Amador
ISBN: 9781430111238
Length:  12 Min 14 Sec
Release Date: 11/30/2012
Grades: K - 3
Price: $19.95
"The deliberate pacing enables young listeners time to process the Spanish names and numbers... And, of course, the clattering of pots and pans provides the perfect background. A pronunciation guide and a recipe for cactus butter sweets complete this read-along. "-AudioFile Magazine
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Hello Ocean / Hola Mar
Author: Pam Munoz Ryan   Translated by: Yanitzia Canetti   Illustrator: Mark Astrella   Narrator: Sonia Amador
ISBN: 9781430111351
Length:  11 Min 10 Sec
Release Date: 06/30/2012
Grades: K - 3
Price: $19.95
"Amador speaks with the wonder of a girl who is exploring the beach she loves so much. On both the English and Spanish tracks her enunciation is distinct. With deliberate pacing she lets listeners sense each of the girl's experiences throughout her beach day. Gentle sounds of water and shorebirds provide background."-AudioFile Magazine

Full Moon is Rising, A
ISBN: 9781430114406
Length:  33 Min 46 Sec
Release Date: 07/15/2013
Grades: K - 4
Price: $19.95
"This collection of poems celebrates the full moon...Each of the many narrators brings a fresh delivery and a voice reflective of the setting of each poem. Enunciated words, studied phrasing, and relaxed pacing all contribute to appreciating the beauty of the moon."-AudioFile Magazine

Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred, The
Author: Samantha R. Vamos   Illustrator: Rafael Lopez   Narrator: Adriana Sananes
ISBN: 9781430114444
Length:  14 Min 00 Sec
Release Date: 09/30/2013
Grades: K - 4
Price: $19.95
" Narrator Adriana Sananes provides an authentic Spanish accent for the Spanish words, and clear English for the rest of the text. This is a delightful bilingual romp, and teachers will appreciate the chance to compare and contrast the story with the English. This is both a visual and an auditory treat that is sure to stir up a lot of enthusiasm from any audience." -School Library Journal
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Yum! ¡Mmmm! ¡Qué Rico! <br>Americas' Sproutings
Author: Pat Mora   Illustrator: Rafael Lopez   Narrator: Gabriella Cavallero
ISBN: 9781430114482
Length:  20 Min 01 Sec
Release Date: 11/30/2013
Grades: Pre - 3
Price: $19.95
"Gabriella Cavallero's narration is elegant...Cavallero's interest is evident as she shares the facts, and she uses the breadth of her vocal register to present the related haikus. Her elongated phrases, staccato words, and prolonged pauses are a pleasure."-AudioFile Magazine

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