Philomel Books Living Beyond Borders: Stories of Growing Up Mexican in America
Philomel Books Living Beyond Borders: Stories of Growing Up Mexican in America

Living Beyond Borders: Stories of Growing Up Mexican in America

By Margarita Longoria

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Publication Date: August 17, 2021

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Ages 12 And Up, Grades 7 And Up

Twenty stand-alone short stories, essays, poems, and more from celebrated and award-winning authors make up this YA anthology that explores the Mexican American experience. With works by Francisco X. Stork, Guadalupe Garcia McCall, David Bowles, Rubén Degollado, e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, Diana López, Xavier Garza, Trinidad Gonzales, Alex Temblador, Aida Salazar, Lupe Ruiz-Flores, Sylvia Sanchez Garza, Dominic Carrillo, Angela Cervantes, Carolyn Dee Flores, René Saldaña Jr., Justine Narro, Daniel García Ordáz, and Anna Meriano.

In this mixed-media collection of short stories, personal essays, poetry, and comics, this celebrated group of authors share the borders they have crossed, the struggles they have pushed through, and the two cultures they continue to navigate as Mexican American. Living Beyond Borders is at once an eye-opening, heart-wrenching, and hopeful love letter from the Mexican American community to today’s young readers.

About the Author

Margarita Longoria is a lifelong bookworm, book blogger, and high school librarian in South Texas. She is the founder of Border Book Bash: Celebrating Teens and Tweens of the Rio Grande Valley and served on state reading committees for the Texas Library Association. She grew up on the Texas/Mexico border known as the Rio Grande Valley. She lives with her family in Texas. You can visit Margie online at margiesmustreads.com and follow her on Instagram at @MargiesMustReads.

Author Residence: Mission, Texas

Author Hometown: Rio Grand Valley

Format: Hardcover

Length: 224 pages

Publisher: Philomel Books

Publication Date: August 17, 2021

ISBN: 9780593204979

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