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Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Biography

Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Books by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

by Guadalupe Garcia McCall - Family, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

In the heart of the Great Depression, Texas, is gripped by the drought, and resentment is building among white farmers against Mexican Americans. When Estrella organizes a protest against the treatment of tejanos in hertown, her whole family becomes a target of repatriation efforts to send Mexicans back to Mexico whether they were ever Mexican citizens or not. Dumped across the border and separated from half her family, Estrella must figure out a way to survive and care for her mother and brother while finding a way to reunite with the rest of her family. Will she be able to convince her country of birth that she deserves to return home?

by Guadalupe Garcia McCall - Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Young Adult 13+

18-year-old Joaquin del Toro's future looks bright. With his older brother in the priesthood, he's set to inherit his family's Texas ranch. He's in love with Dulcena and she's in love with him. But it's 1915, and trouble has been brewing along the US-Mexico border. On one side, the Mexican Revolution is taking hold; on the other, Texas Rangers fight Tejano insurgents and ordinary citizens are caught in the middle.

by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Lupita, a budding actor and poet in a close-knit Mexican American immigrant family, comes of age as she struggles with adult responsibilities during her mother's battle with cancer in this young adult novel in verse.