Book List - Mexican Revolution Books for Children and Teens

The government of Mexico
Aykroyd, Clarissa.
x 972 A977
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Examines the history of government in Mexico, discussing native and Spanish governments up to the nineteenth century, independence, wars and reforms, and the Constitution of 1917.

The aftermath of the Mexican Revolution
Beller, Susan Provost, 1949-
972.08 B442
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An interesting resource for students that examines the issues and conditions that caused the Revolution, and how Mexico's people used their newfound power and voting rights to shape the nation's future in its aftermath.

Diego : bigger than life
Bernier-Grand, Carmen T.
x 811 B528-1
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The life and work of the artist Diego Rivera is told through chronological poems that capture salient points in his life.

Boy of the border
Bontemps, Arna Wendell, 1902-1973
x
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Twelve-year old Miguel del Monte, a boy who herds wild broncos with his uncle between northern Mexico and Los Angeles during the Mexican Revolution, encounters various hardships and dangers while meeting a diverse array of people.

The Mexican Revolution
Frost, Mary Pierce, 1961-
x 972 F939
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Examines the events leading to, surrounding and following the Mexican Revolution.

The Mexican Revolution, 1910-20
Jowett, Philip S., 1961-
972.08 J87
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This very short history of the Mexican Revolution is notable for its attention to the military tactics, uniforms, and weaponry of the period. Includes many photographs and color illustrations.

Cactus soup
Kimmel, Eric A.
x 398 K494-31
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During the Mexican Revolution, when a troop of hungry soldiers comes to a town where all the food has been hidden, they charm the townspeople into helping making a soup from water and a cactus thorn.

Mexican Independence Day and Cinco de Mayo
MacMillan, Dianne M., 1943-
x 808.82 M167-1 2008
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Provides background on the people and events that are commemorated on two important Mexican holidays, Independence Day and Cinco de Mayo, and describes how these holidays are celebrated.

Pancho Villa
Marcovitz, Hal.
92 V712Ma
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This brief biography of the outlaw-turned-military leader includes a chronology, sidebars on other notable historical figures of the Mexican Revolution, and many photographs.

Pancho Villa
O'Brien, Steven.
x 92 V712Ob
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Presents the life and time of the turn-of-the century Mexican outlaw who helped the Diaz government in the Revolution of 1910.

The Mexican Revolution
Slavicek, Louise Chipley, 1956-
972.08 S631
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Part of the Milestones in Modern World History series, this student resource examines the events of the Revolution as well as its far-reaching impact on the Americas and the world.

Elena
Stanley, Diane.
x
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A Mexican American girl recounts how her mother moved the family to America during the Mexican Revolution. (Juvenile Fiction)

The Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920
Stein, R. Conrad.
x 972 S819-1
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Presents a history of the struggle for political control in Mexico during the years 1910-1920, including biographical sketches of key personalities.

Pancho Villa : Mexican revolutionary hero
Stein, R. Conrad.
x 92 V712St
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A biography of the turn-of-the-century Mexican outlaw who helped overthrows the Diaz government in the Revolution of 1910.

Emiliano Zapata : revolutionary and champion of poor farmers
Stein, R. Conrad.
x 92 Z35St
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Describes the life of the Mexican Indian revolutionary who tried to gain land for his people.

 

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