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Author Garza, Xavier.

Title Maximilian & the mystery of the Guardian Angel : a bilingual lucha libre thriller / written and illustrated by Xavier Garza.

Imprint El Paso, TX : Cinco Puntos Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's International Languages    Sp GARZA,XAV    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's International Languages    Sp GARZA,XAV    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Children's International Languages    Sp GARZA,XAV    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 207 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Max's lucha libre adventure series ; 1
Note "Thanks to Luis Humberto Crosthwaite and Carla González Campos for their translation. And to Flor de María Oliva for her edit of the Spanish ; Book cover and design by homeboy Sergio Gómez"--Opposite title page.
Summary Eleven-year-old Maximilian, a big fan of the form of wrestling known as lucha libre, begins to suspect that he has a close connection with his favorite luchador, El Angel de La Guardia, the Guardian Angel.
Language Parallel text in English and Spanish.
Awards ALA children's award.
Pura Belpre Author Honor, 2012.
Audience Middle School.
Study Program Accelerated Reader 5.1.
Reading Counts! 5.4.
Audience 820 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.1 3.0 149362.
Subject Wrestling -- Juvenile fiction.
Heroes -- Juvenile fiction.
Uncles -- Juvenile fiction.
Mexican Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Texas -- Juvenile fiction.
Texas -- Juvenile fiction.
Wrestling -- Fiction.
Heroes -- Fiction.
Uncles -- Fiction.
Mexican Americans -- Fiction.
Family life -- Texas -- Fiction.
Spanish language materials -- Bilingual.
Texas -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Bilingual books.
Added Author Oliva, Flor de María. Editor.
Gómez, Sergio. Book designer.
Crosthwaite, Luis Humberto, 1962- Translator.
González Campos, Carla. Translator.
Cinco Puntos Press. Publisher.
Added Title Maximilian and the mystery of the Guardian Angel
Note Parallel title on page 4 of cover: Maximiliano y el misterio del angel de la guarda
ISBN 9781933693989 (alk. paper)
1933693983 (alk. paper)
9780605500358 (permabound)
0605500355 (permabound)

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