Chicana and Chicano

Nambé Year One

By Orlando Romero

This gem of a story portrays the folkways of the Gypsies and Payasos, the wanderers of early northern New Mexico.

Shaman Winter

By Rudolfo Anaya

Sonny Baca returns in this eerie and supernatural struggle with his nemesis Raven.

G-Dog and the Homeboys

Father Greg Boyle and the Gangs of East Los Angeles
Updated and expanded edition
By Celeste Fremon

This is an updated edition of the story of the gang scene in East L.A. and Father Gregory Boyle's innovative ministry and economic development efforts in the area.

A Dolores Huerta Reader

Edited by Mario T. García

This is the first book to focus on the life of labor and social justice advocate Dolores Huerta through her own writings, articles about her, and a recent interview with editor Mario Garcia.

Rio Grande Fall

By Rudolfo Anaya

Murder jeopardizes tourist dollars during the Albuquerque fall balloon extravaganza in this exciting Sonny Baca mystery.


Essays from the Land in the Middle
By Pat Mora

Mora's insights on bilingualism, education, women, and family are sometimes barbed and always exact.

Where the Ox Does Not Plow

A Mexican American Ballad
By Manuel Peña

Manuel Peña chronicles his transformative journey from migrant worker to academia in twenty-six poignant life episodes.

Zia Summer

By Rudolfo Anaya

Sonny Baca investigates the brutal murder of his cousin, whose husband is a candidate for mayor of Albuquerque.

The Language of Blood

The Making of Spanish-American Identity in New Mexico, 1880s-1930s
By John M. Nieto-Phillips

"In this well-written history, Nieto-Phillips explores the complex and often misunderstood nature of "Spanish-American" identity among Latinos in New Mexico. His well-organized survey of the long history of racial caste and bloodline heritage in Spain, Spanish America, and the US Southwest shows how older caste practices marked lines of seperation in these hybrid Spanish cultures. . . Highly recommended."—Choice

The Migrant Project

Contemporary California Farm Workers
Photographs by Rick Nahmias

Iconic photographs and the stories of the men, women, and children who work California's farms and orchards to feed America.