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1 Elizabeth Borton de Trevino My Heart Lies South: The Story of my Mexican Marriage
ip 1883937515 / 9781883937515 
What happens when a thoroughly twentieth-century American lady journalist becomes a Mexican señora in nineteen-thirties' provincial Monterrey? She finds herself—sometimes hilariously—coping with servants, daily food allowances, bargaining, and dramatic Latin emotions. It is like stepping back a hundred years. In this vivid autobiography, Newbery Award winning author Elizabeth Borton de Treviño brings to life her experiences with the culture and the faith of a civilization so close to the United States, but rarely appreciated or understood. This special young people's edition presents the humor and the insights of a remarkable woman and her contact with an era which is now past, but not to be forgotten. "The book is . . . charming; it flows along as a whole, yet any chapter is a complete incident in itself." —Christian Science Monitor "A thoroughly delightful memoir . . . written with grace and humor and admirable tact." —New York Herald Tribune Length: 256 pages Edition: Paperback 
Price: 14.95 USD
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2 Elizabeth Borton de Treviño Nacar, the White Deer
ip 1883937914 / 9781883937911 
Friendship springs up between a boy who has lost his voice and his mother at the same tragic moment, and an ailing albino deer sent from China as a gift to the King of Spain. It is Lalo’s task to nurture the deer back to health so that he will be well enough for the voyage to Spain. This story of Mexico in 1630 follows young Lalo on his journey back to the Mountain of the Sleeping Lady. By the Newbery Award-winning author of My Heart Lies South. Ages 9 and up Length: 130 pages Edition: Paperback 
Price: 10.95 USD
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