Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Reading List of Mexico

Picture Books:

Count Your Way Through Mexico by Jim Haskins
The Lady of Guadalupe by Tomie de Paola
The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie de Paola
The Night of Las Posadas by Tomie de Paola

Grade School:

Jose Finds the King: A Blessed Miguel Pro Story by Ann Ball
Miracle in Mexico: The Story of Juan Diego by Lon Tinkle
Nacar, The White Deer by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino

High School or Adult:

Blessed Miguel Pro by Ann Ball
My Heart Lies South: The Story of My Mexican Marriage by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino
The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene (best for older teens and adults)

Please share your own suggestions in the comment box.

4 comments:

Christine said...

The Noble Doll, by Elizabeth Coatsworth

Maureen Wittmann said...

Sam Houston (1793-1863), Mexico and United States
Make Way for Sam Houston (Unforgettable Americans) by Jean Fritz

Mexican Martyrdom by Fr. Wilfrid Parsons, SJ

Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Conquest of Darkness by Warren Carroll [Christendom]

Not Made by Human Hands by Thomas Sennot [Ignatius]

Saint Juan Diego and Our Lady of Guadalupe (Encounter the Saints) by Josephine Nobisso [Pauline]
The Lady of Guadalupe by Tomie dePaola

Maureen Wittmann said...

What about books on Padre Kino?

Anne (aussieannie) said...

For the highschool to Adult bracket I would highly recommend "Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Conquest of Darkness" by Warren H Carroll