|aWelcome to Josefina's world, 1824 : |bgrowing up on America's Southwest frontier / |c[written by Yvette La Pierre ; interior illustrations by Laszlo Kubinyi ... [et al.] ; photography by Jamie Young].
|aMiddleton, WI : |bPleasant, |cc1999.
|a58 p. : |bill. (some col.), col. maps ; |c27 x 31 cm.
|aThe American girls collection
|aDescribes the daily life and activities of Mexican Americans in NewMexico during the early 1800s including information about their homes, community, and links to Spain and Mexico.
|aMexican Americans--New Mexico--Social life and customs--19th century--Juvenile literature.
Provides a glimpse at western expansion in 1824 through the eyes of nine-year-old Josefina Montoya--a time when Spanish, Mexican, and Native American people shared the land and expansionists arrived by wagons from the east.