Selected titles from the Los Angeles Public Library collection about the Mexican Revolution. A companion reading list to A Nation Emerges: The Mexican Revolution Revealed, which was an exhibit of photographs, maps, and other artifacts that documented a country at war, and was on view in the Getty Gallery at Central Library from Sept. 8, 2011-June 3, 2012.
The Mexican Revolution took place during 1910 to 1920 and over one million people left Mexico and many of them came to the United States. This book is a companion to a documentary, Children of the Revolución: How the Mexican Revolution Changed America's Destiny. Numerous historical black and white photographs accompany remembrances of the early immigrants and their descendants.
Alice Evelyn Davis, seventeen, has generally gotten all she wants from life but when her college of choice rejects her, problems with her best friend arise, and she faces an unexpected loss, her new-found interest in running helps get her through.