From suburban America to Tabasco, Mexico, these stories tell of family relationships, rites of passage, and the joys and tensions that are uniquely Chicana/o. Enter, Growing Up Chicana/o which explodes the myth of the absence of the Chicana/o voice. Chicana/o is name the children of mestizo heritage (blending of the original people of the "New World" with the Spanish conquerers) have given themselves in defining who they are as a people and a growing political entity. As this growing up chicana o, it ends up bodily one of the favored book growing up chicana o collections that we have.
In "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros, a... Growing Up Chicana/o Kindle Edition by Bill Adler (Author), A Lopez (Author), Tiffany A. Lopez (Author), Tiffany A Lopez (Editor) & 1 more Format: Kindle Edition 4.7 out of 5 stars 26 ratings Growing up Chicano., The ruins., The iguana killer., Dona Tona of Nineteenth Street., Juana Ines., Abuela., Nubes., The horned toad., The moths., The scholarship jacket., The circuit., Concha., Eleven., Pocho (excerpt)., Sister Katherine., Una edad muy tierna, m'ija., Salomon's story., The Comstock journals (excerpt.), The bike., The castle., The McCoy hotel. Overcoming obstacles In the book, Growing up Chicana/o, written by various authors, the characters from each story experience many situations where stereotypes that discriminate their race make their lives much more problematic.