Tuesday, November 24, 2015

GIVE THE GIFT OF STORY, GIVE THE GIFT OF LITERACY


Cinco Puntos

Give the Gift of Story!  Give the Gift of Literacy!
Receive A 25% Discount Thru Christmas!
Everybody loves a good story. Little kids, big kids, teenagers, big people, old people—we all love a good story! So this Holiday Season, give a good book to your little gal​, or your jumping nephew​​, ​your wild ​auntie​, your adventurous tío, ​your good-looking ​husband, ​your book-reading ​wife, ​your nerdy ​brother, ​your loving grandpa or your BFF.
Or make a tax-deductible gift of books to your favorite non-profits or your local elementary school. Literacy outreach programs receive a 50% discount for purchases over $100.
Cinco Puntos Press is always the best place to find gift-giving ideas.

PICTURE BOOKS 2015
Crane Boy
Crane Boy 

By Diana Cohn 
Illustrated by Youme Landowne
A Middle Reader
Kinga and his classmates create a dance to honor the cranes of Bhutan and to create awareness for their plight.  A delightful tale of environment and culture in a distant land. 
At the Crane Festival in Bhutan, the book's author and illustrator distributed ​4,000 copies of Crane Boy ​to the Bhutanese children.
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“Give this lovely picture book to any child who is looking to change the world for the better.” —School Library Journal

Great and Mighty Nikko
The Great and Mighty Nikko

Written and Illustrated by Xavier Garza
A Bilingual Early Reader 
Bedtime! Nikko wrestles all of the masked luchadores jumping on his bed. And he counts them at the same time! In Spanish and English!
Featured in the New York Times
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Little Chanclas

Little Chanclas
Written and Illustrated by Jose Lozano
A Bilingual Reader for 1st and 2nd graders
Little Lily Lujan loves the slippety-slappety of her noise flip flops—until she trades them in for soccer shoes. Clickety-clackety. Goooooal!
Featured in the New York Times
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My Tata's Remedies

My Tata's Remedies /
Los remedios de mi Tata 
Written by Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford
Illustrated by Antonio Castro L.
A bilingual middle reader of family and traditional wisdom: Tata teaches grandson Aaron natural remedies as he helps neighbors and families.
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"Roni Ashford reminds us about family traditions, cross-cultural and inter-generational support, building community, and taking the time to share, listen,
and heal one another." 
—Smithsonian BookDragon   
YA NOVELS 2015
Seeing Off The Johns


Seeing Off The Johns 

By Rene S. Perez II
Two baseball heroes die in a tragic accident. What happens in the rural hometown they left behind.
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Pull
Pull

By Kevin Waltman
The third in the D-Bow's High School Hoop Series. Now in his junior year, D-Bow's game and the season are full of promise, but only if he can make it onto the court to play. 
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BOOKS FOR THE REST OF US 2015
The Do-Right

The Do-Right 

Named Kirkus Top 100 Books &
Written by Lisa Sandlin
"The do-right"—that's old Southern talk for prison. Delpha Wade doesn't want to go back there. Fourteen years is enough.
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Sofrito

Sofrito 

Written by Philippe Diederich
A Mystery Novel For Foodies

A Cuban-American travels to Havana searching for a secret recipe where he finds love and the truth about his father.

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“A moveable feast full of folkloric flavors, comical rhythms and magic.” 
—Ernesto Quiñonez, author of Bodega Dreams 
As Far As I Know

As Far As I Know

Written by Joseph Somoza
A Book of Poems 
Remember the poetry of William Stafford? Stafford's quiet wisdom? Good. Now listen up. Joseph Somoza wanders the same territory. Differently.

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Or Choose A Classic From The Backlist 


Don’t forget our great backlist featuring books by Joe HayesBenjamin Alire SaenzTim TingleXavier GarzaCynthia WeillJose Lozano and many others. If you’d like a print catalog, or a PDF of our complete print catalog, please write us at info@cincopuntos.com

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