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A Place Where the Sea Remembers

The works listed will allow your students to further explore the theme of The Rythms of Life and other themes related to A Place Where the Sea Remembers:


Fiction
Allende, Isabel. Eva Luna. New York: Knopf, 1988. A novel that recounts the adventurous life of Eva Luna, a South American woman with a gift for storytelling. Eva Luna weaves together the stories of her life and of the people she meets along the way. (challenge)

Anaya, Rudolfo A. Bless Me, Ultima. New York: Warner-Time, 1972. Tells of the struggles of Antonio, a young boy growing up in a small town in New Mexico, and his touching relationship with the old curandera, Ultima. (average)

Binchy, Maeve. The Copper Beech. New York: Dell, 1992. Discover the connections between the inhabitants of the small Irish town of Shancarrig. (average)


Nonfiction
Heusinkveld, Paula. The Mexicans: An Inside View of a Changing Society. Worthington: Renaissance, 1993. Valuable insights and information about contemporary Mexican life. (average)

Oster, Patrick. The Mexicans: A Personal Portrait of a People. New York: Morrow, 1989. A personal account of Mexican culture. (average)

Perrone, Bobette, H. Henrietta Stockel, and Victoria Krueger. Medicine Women, Curanderas, and Women Doctors. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1989. The stories of ten women healers—Native American medicine women, Southwest Hispanic curanderas, and women physicians—make up the core of this exploration of various cultural healing methods. (average)