Martínez, Floyd.

Spirits of the high mesa / by Floyd Martínez. - Houston, Tex. : Arte Público Press, 1997. - 192 p. ; 22 cm.

"Piñata Books, a division of Arte Público Press"--P. [4], cover.

In this moving coming-of-age novel set in rural New Mexico, the young protagonist, Flavio, is torn between the seductiveness of progress and new technology and his loyalty to village traditions so steadfastly preserved by his grandfather, El Grande.

Pura Belpré Author Honor, 1998.

1558851984 (pbk. : alk. paper) 9781558851986 (pbk. : alk. paper) 0613894537 9780613894531

96050286


Juvenile materials.
Mexican Americans--Fiction.
Mexican Americans--New Mexico--Fiction.
Grandfather--Fiction.
Grandparent and child--Fiction.
New Mexico--Fiction.

PS3563.A733343 / S68 1997

813/.54