These books are appropriate for the teacher and the student.
. New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1970.
Chicano youth remains involved in crime and street gangs until he begins to identify with Mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata.
Cooper, Paulette, editor.
Growing Up Puerto Rican
. New York: New American Library, 1972.
First person accounts of life as a youthful Puerto Rican; covers many topics.
The Member of the Wedding
. New York: New Directions Book, 1946.
Young adolescent’s fears, hopes, fantasies are brought to the fore by the wedding of her brother.
. New York: Harper & Row, 1982.
Recommended for the mature student who is interested in feminism and/or radical Catholicism. Biography of a single parent who helped found a radical Catholic organization.
Villareal, Jose Antonio.
. New York: Doubleday, 1959.
Recommended for the mature because of sexual scenes and sometimes coarse language.
Novel deals with the son of an ex-Mexican revolutionary who settles in California. Youth has difficulty with establishing cultural identity.